Awards and Recognition

Scripps Health is honored to be the recipient of numerous awards and recognition for clinical innovation, quality care and leadership.

2017

Clinical quality

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked the combined programs of Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla No. 1 in the San Diego region, No. 6 in California and among the best in the nation in eight specialties – Gynecology (No. 10), Diabetes and Endocrinology (No. 14), Pulmonology (No. 15), Cardiology and Heart Surgery (No. 21), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (No. 25), Orthopedics (No. 34), Geriatrics (No. 36) and Nephrology (No. 39) – in their annual Best Hospitals list.


  • U.S. News & World Report designated the combined programs of Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla as High Performing in cancer, neurology and neurosurgery, rheumatology and urology, and Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego as High Performing in nephrology.


  • U.S. News & World Report designated the combined programs of Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla as High Performing in all nine categories of common adult procedures and conditions – abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, colon cancer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hip replacement, knee replacement and lung cancer surgery – and Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego as High Performing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.






Workplace

Leadership



2015 - 2016

Clinical quality

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked seven Scripps Health specialties — among the top 50 programs of their kind in the nation — cardiology and heart surgery, gynecology, diabetes and endocrinology, pulmonology, orthopedics, gastroenterology and GI surgery and geriatrics.




  • Truven Health Analytics named Scripps Health among the 15 top health systems in the nation. This is Scripps’ fourth appearance on the Top 15 Health Care Systems list. Scripps is the only health care system in Southern California to make the list this year.




  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas each were recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.The Scripps hospitals were recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report, “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and stroke. Additionally, Scripps La Jolla and Scripps Encinitas were recognized for excellence in perinatal care, and Scripps Green was recognized for excellence in immunization.




Workplace

  • Working Mother magazine recognized Scripps Health as one of the 2016 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies and creating programs that support working moms. Scripps is the only San Diego-based organization on the list.


  • Fortune ranked Scripps No. 16 in the magazine’s annual 100 Best Workplaces for Women list.





  • Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work selected Scripps Health among the nation’s 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and Fortune magazine and People en Español named Scripps one of the 10 Best Workplaces for Hispanics and Latinos. Scripps was the only San Diego-based organization selected to these lists. Scripps ranked No. 29 among the Best Workplaces for Diversity and No. 7 among the Best Workplaces for Hispanics and Latinos.

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Financial Ratings



2014

Clinical quality

  • U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-2015 Best Hospitals rankings named the combined programs of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital among the best in the nation in eight categories: cardiology, diabetes, gastroenterology, gynecology, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), pulmonology and geriatrics.
  • Scripps La Jolla included in 100 Great Hospitals in America for medical and scientific breakthroughs, best-in-class patient care and serving as an academic hub

Clinical innovation

  • The Scripps Translational Science Institute received $4.4 million as part of the National Institutes of Health initiative called Big Data to Knowledge.

Leadership

Workplace

Leadership

  • Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder was named among the 40 smartest people in health care by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Financial Ratings

Moody’s Investors Service, Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s rating services gave Scripps Health strong bond ratings for financial and strategic planning and management.

2013

Clinical quality

  • U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-2014 Best Hospitals rankings named the combined programs of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Green Hospital among the best in the nation for six specialties including cardiology and heart surgery, urology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, orthopedics, gynecology and geriatrics.

Clinical innovation

Financial

Leadership

Medical education

  • Scripps Green was named among the top 100 hospitals in the nation, and recognized for teaching excellence in its graduate medical education program by Truven Health Analytics, formerly Thomson Reuters.

Workplace

2012

Clinical quality

Clinical innovation

Leadership

Medical education

Workplace

  • Scripps Health was recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality in the Healthcare Equality Index 2012 report—an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.

2011

Clinical quality

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Mercy Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas were recognized for high performance in 12 specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals metro area rankings.
  • Scripps Encinitas and Scripps Green received a Gold Plus award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines program.
  • Patients rank Scripps Clinic No. 1 in the San Diego region and No. 2 in the state for overall health care, according to a 2011 report from the California Cooperative Healthcare Reporting Initiative (CCHRI). Scripps Coastal Medical Group ranked No. 3 in the San Diego region and No. 8 in the state.
  • The Scripps Cancer Center received a Commission on Cancer re-accreditation for three years. Scripps is currently one of only two hospitals in California to have this accreditation and received five areas of commendations.
  • Scripps Health Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Green Hospital received re-accreditation from FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy).

Clinical innovation

Workplace

  • Scripps was chosen as one of the Best Places to Work in Health Care by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Leadership

Financial

Medical education