Awards & Certifications

Leapfrog'A' Rating from The Leapfrog Group for Fall 2019

Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL) was awarded its tenth consecutive ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. AHGL is among the top 4% of hospitals graded nationwide, and the only hospital in the Glendale/Burbank area, to receive nine ‘straight A’s’ four years in a row.

Joint Commission sealThe Joint Commission

Adventist Health Glendale is accredited by the The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization governed by a board that includes physicians, nurses and consumers. The Joint Commission sets the standards by which health care quality is measured in America and around the world.

DNV stroke sealComprehensive Stroke Center

Adventist Health Glendale is the first medical center in California to receive Comprehensive Stroke Center accreditation from DNV-GL Healthcare USA, Inc. By earning this prestigious accreditation, Adventist Health Glendale has demonstrated that it exceeds patient safety standards set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association.

Joint Commission sealJoint Commission Certification in Joint Replacement

Adventist Health Glendale has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for its joint replacement program (knee and hip) by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

STEMI sealSTEMI Receiving Center

Adventist Health Glendale is designated a STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Receiving Center. This designation, given by L.A. County's Emergency Medical Services, recognizes hospitals that are specially equipped and staffed for the rapid, quality care of heart attack patients.

CPC sealChest Pain Center

Adventist Health Glendale is one of the few accredited chest pain centers in the region. The accreditation is awarded by the American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center to medical centers that combine evidence-based science, quality initiatives, guidelines and clinical best practices into effective care for patients with chest pain.

BEST logoHigh Performing Hospital

For 2017-18, Adventist Health Glendale was rated a high performing medical center byU.S. News & World Report in five types of care, including COPD, geriatrics, heart failure, neurology and orthopedics. U.S. News created Best Hospitals for Common Care to help patients find better care for the kinds of common procedures and medical conditions that account for millions of hospitalizations each year.

Top DocsTop Docs

In 2017, Adventist Health Glendale physicians were recognized as "Top Docs" by Pasadena Magazine. These exceptional doctors were chosen by their peers as the most esteemed physicians in their chosen fields.

Glendale's BestGlendale's Best 2017

In a Readers' Choice survey conducted of residents from all over Glendale, Adventist Health Glendale was again voted as "Best Hospital" by Glendale News-Press voters for the fourth year in a row! The Readers' Choice survey invites readers to vote for various organizations and services across Glendale.

GWTG 2017Get With the Guidelines®-Stroke

In 2017, Adventist Health Glendale received the Get With the Guidelines®-Gold Plus and the Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite award from the American Stroke Association for excellence in stroke care. Hospitals receiving the Stroke Gold Plus Award have reached an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85% or higher compliance to core standards.

COC sealCommunity Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program

Accredited by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program. This accreditation is given to facilities who meet the requirements for patient-centered care and focus on improving quality and patient outcomes.

blue distinction logoBlue Distinction Center

Adventist Health Glendale is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center for spine surgery, a national designation demonstrating expertise in quality care focused on improved patient health, safety and cost efficiency measures.

pink ribbon sealPink Ribbon Facility

Adventist Health Glendale's Cancer Center is designated a Pink Ribbon Facility by Hologic. Pink Ribbon Facilities are digital imaging centers recognized as providing excellence in breast health paired with their exceptional commitment and support to the women of their community.

HPRMA sealHPRMA Golden Advocate Awards

In 2015, Adventist Health Glendale's Marketing and Communications department received two Golden Advocate Awards for excellence in advertising campaigns and design from the Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Association of Southern California.