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Quality & Awards


Sequoia is proud to be your award-winning community hospital. Below is a list of our most recent accolades.

Current Awards for Clinical Excellence

  • Recognized as among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for cardiac surgery and pulmonary care, as well as Five-Star recipient for cardiac valve surgery, treatment of heart failure, spinal fusion surgery, treatment of stroke, treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and treatment of pneumonia in Healthgrades 2019 Report to the Nation.          
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  • Awarded by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons with three out of three stars, the highest possible ranking, in 2018 for the quality of our isolated mitral valve repair and replacement.
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  • Awarded with an “A” Grade for Patient Safety in 2018 by the Leapfrog Group.  
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  • Re-certified as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center in 2018 by the Joint Commission.
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  • Distinguished as among the top 15 percent nationwide to receive the Outstanding Patient Experience Award in 2018 from Healthgrades.
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  • Recognized with Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award in 2018 from American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
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  • Voted a Family Favorite 2018 “Best Birth Center” and “Best Hospital” by readers of Bay Area Parent magazine.
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  • Received a 5-Star rating, the highest possible, for Quality in 2017 from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 
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  • Designated in 2016 as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care for demonstrating expertise in delivering safe and effective cardiac care.
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  • Selected as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement in 2016 for demonstrating expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries.
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Healthgrades

Best Specialty

  • One of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™ for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018) 
  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care™ for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)

Cardiac

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ for 4 Years in a Row (2016-2019)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery for 3 Years in a Row (2016-2018)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiac Surgery for 4 Years in a Row (2016-2019)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Valve Surgery for 4 Years in a Row (2016-2019)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure (2019)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 3 Years in a Row (2015-2017)

Pulmonary

  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Pulmonary Care (2019)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for two years in a row (2018-2019)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia (2019)

Neurosciences

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke (2016-2017 and 2019)

Orthopedics

  • Five-Star Recipient for Spinal Fusion Surgery (2019)

Gastrointestinal

  • Five-Star Recipient for Colorectal Surgeries for 2 Years in a Row (2016-2017)

Patient Safety

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™ for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Patient Safety for 4 Years in a Row (2014-2017)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety in 2016

Patient Experience

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ 
  • Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience (2017)
  • Named Among the Top 15% in the Nation for Outstanding Patient Experience (2017)

 

Last updated Nov. 2018