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Awards and Recognitions


St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital is proud to be your award-winning community hospital. Our awards and accolades are a testament to the excellence and dedication of our highly skilled physicians, employees and volunteers.

Below are two lists of our most recent awards. The first comes from Healthgrades—the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital, and the right care. The second list is comprised of health care ratings from organizations that have honored us with quality and excellence awards.

Awarded by HealthGrades

  • Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award, 2015–2016 
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care, 2014–2017 
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care, 2014–2017 
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care, 2014–2016 
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery, 2015–2016
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure, 2011–2017
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack, 2016 
  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment, 2013–2016 
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award, 2014–2017
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke, 2014–2017 
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Treatment of Stroke, 2014–2017 
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke, 2013–2017 
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, 2014–2017
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services, 2014–2017
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Overall Pulmonary Services, 2014–2017
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2014–2017
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia, 2013–2017 
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award, 2014–2016 
  • General Surgery Excellence Award, 2015–2016
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Overall GI Services, 2014–2016
  • Top 5% in the Nation for General Surgery, 2015–2016
  • Top 5% in the Nation for GI Medical Treatment, 2015–2017 
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Overall GI Services, 2014–2017 
  • Top 10% in the Nation for General Surgery, 2015–2016 
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed, 2014–2018
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Bowel Obstruction, 2014–2017 
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Diabetic Emergencies, 2016–2018 
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis, 2013–2018
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure, 2014–2016
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care, 2015
  • Top 10% in the Nation for GI Medical Treatment, 2015–2017
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure, 2014–2016
  • Critical Care Excellence Award, 2014–2015
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Critical Care, 2015
  • Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care, 2014–2015
  • Women’s Health Excellence Award, 2014–2015
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Women’s Health, 2014–2015
  • Five-star Recipient for Appendectomy, 2018

Other Awards & Accolades

  • Hospital Safety Score of “A” by the Leapfrog Group, 2013–2017
  • A Rating for Hospital Safety by Leapfrog, 2017
  • Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll from American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, 2017
  • Practice Greenhealth “Partner for Change” Award, 2017
  • Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll from American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, 2016
  • Performance Excellence Award by CALNOC, 2014, 2016
  • Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing Center designated a Center of Distinction by Healogics, 2016
  • Intensive Care Unit recognized with the bronze level Beacon Award for Excellence by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, 2016
  • Top Urban Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, 2015
  • Designated as an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, 2015
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center, as recognized by the Joint Commission