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women's choice award

  • Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC)
  • Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission in Medicare/Medicaid Certification- based long term care
  • The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
  • Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Emergency Medical Services Agency, Approved Stroke Center
  • Laboratory Services are fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Imaging services accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM (2017, 2019, and 2020)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety for 2 Years in a Row (2019-2020)
  • Healthgrades recipient of additional 5-Star recognitions across various procedures, treatments and specialties, including:

    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 8 Years in a Row (2014-2021)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 6 Years in a Row (2016-2021)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 3 Years in a Row (2017-2019)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 8 Years in a Row (2014-2021)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll (2017, 2019, 2020)
  • American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Heart FailureSM Honor Roll (2020)
  • Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care (2017)
  • The Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures 2013, 2014, 2015 – Pneumonia 2010, 2011
  • The Leapfrog Group Grade 'A' for Hospital Safety (2012, 2016, 2017)
  • Received recognition as an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics facility from the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
  • Mayor Garcetti has awarded EHMC with a Certificate of Congratulations from the City of Los Angeles for the launch of Southern California's first Geriatric Emergency Room "Senior ER"
  • Assemblyman Kevin De Leon has awarded EHMC with a Certificate of Recognition from the California Legislature Assembly (2009)

2017 gold plus awardThe American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines - Stroke achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12-month periods and achieve 75% or higher compliance with five of eight Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Quality measures.

To qualify for the Target: Stroke Honor Roll, hospitals must meet quality measures developed to reduce the time between the patient's arrival at the hospital and treatment with the clot-buster tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, the only U.S. FDA approved drug to treat ischemic stroke.