Awards & Recognition

Dignity Health is known for excellence in patient care with nationally ranked hospitals and programs throughout the greater Sacramento area. 


Mercy General Hospital

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI | The Joint Commission 
  • Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll | American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (2018)
  • Designated as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center | National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC)
  • Primary Stroke Center | The Joint Commission
  • Advanced Disease Specific Care Certification for Ventricular Assist Device Destination Therapy (VAD) | The Joint Commission
  • Designated as the only Spine Center of Excellence in northern California | The Joint Commission
  • Integrated Cancer Network Accreditation | Commission on Cancer (CoC)
  • No. 3 Best Hospitals in Sacramento | U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • High Performing in Aortic Value Surgery, Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery and Heart Failure | U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • Chest Pain Center Certification | The Joint Commission
  • Advanced Total Joints: Hip and Knee Replacement | The Joint Commission
  • Baby Friendly Hospital | World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • Partner for Change Award | Practice Greenhealth (2018)
  • Partner for Change – Environmental Excellence Award | Practice Greenhealth (2019)
  • Nationally Certified | American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
  • Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care | Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Achieved ‘better than expected’ survival for coronary artery bypass surgery mortality | The California CABG Outcomes Reporting Program (CCORP) from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)
  • Ventricular Assist Device Program Gold Seal of Approval | The Joint Commission
  • 5-Star Quality Rating | Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery -  Surgical Review Corporation

Mercy Hospital of Folsom

  • Primary Stroke Center | The Joint Commission
  • Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll | American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (2018)
  • Hospital C-Section Honor Roll | Smart Care California (2016 – 2017)
  • Baby Friendly Hospital | World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Mercy San Juan Medical Center

  • Accredited Breast Program | American College of Surgeons
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center | The Joint Commission
  • Perinatal Care Certificate of Excellence | The Joint Commission
  • Certificate of Excellence for Hip- and Knee- Replacement | The Joint Commission
  • Chest Pain Center Certification | The Joint Commission
  • Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll | American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (2018)
  • Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery | American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Community Hospital Center of Excellence Award | Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
  • Beacon Award (Bronze-level) for Excellence in Trauma ICU | American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation | American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award | California Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Certified Cardiac Conditioning Program | American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Integrated Cancer Network Accreditation | Commission on Cancer (CoC)
  • Hospital C-Section Honor Roll | Smart Care California (2016 – 2017)
  • Baby Friendly Hospital | World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • No. 3 Best Hospitals in Sacramento | U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • High Performing in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure and Lung Cancer Surgery | U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • Nationally Certified | American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento

  • Blue Distinction Total Value + Center for Knee and Hip | Blue Shield
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center | American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Primary Stroke Center | The Joint Commission
  • California Joint Registry Participant
  • American Joint Replacement Registry Participant
  • Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll | American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (2018)
  • Baby Friendly Hospital | World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • Bariatric Center of Excellence | Cigna
  • Preferred Provider: Orthopedic Center of Excellence | Aetna
  • Blue Distinction© Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Distinction© Center for Bariatric Surgery | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Distinction© Center for Maternity Care | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Accredited Bariatric Center | Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program
  • Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery | American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Chest Pain Center Certification | The Joint Commission
  • Partner Recognition Award | Practice Greenhealth (2018)
  • Partner for Change – Environmental Excellence Award | Practice Greenhealth (2019)

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital

  • Certified Primary Stroke Center | The Joint Commission
  • Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program | American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Integrated Cancer Network Accreditation | Commission on Cancer (CoC)
  • Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence | National Quality Measures for Breast Centers Program
  • Partner for Change Award | Practice Greenhealth (2018)
  • Hospital C-Section Honor Roll | Smart Care California (2016 – 2017)
  • Partner for Change – Environmental Excellence Award | Practice Greenhealth (2019)

Woodland Memorial Hospital

  • Primary Stroke Center | The Joint Commission
  • Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll | American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (2020)
  • QOPI® Certified Practice QOPI Certification Program (QCP™) and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) | Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification
  • Baby Friendly Hospital | World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program | American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Community Cancer Care Program Accreditation | Commission on Cancer (CoC)
  • Partner Recognition Award | Practice Greenhealth (2018)
  • Chest Pain Center Certification | The Joint Commission
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement | Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Nationally Certified | American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)