Awards and Recognition

Our mission demands that we are always looking for ways to provide the best patient care and experience possible. We respect this list of awards and recognition because it represents that daily commitment. But most of all we value what whole-person care means to our patients, their families and our community.

Joint Commission Top Performer

The Joint Commission is a national hospital accreditation program that measures quality in a number of key areas. It takes scores at or about 95% on all — not just some — key measures to become a Top Performer.

Leapfrog A Grade

The Leapfrog Group’s mission is to drive giant leaps forward in health care quality and safety. Adventist Health consistently maintains Leapfrog’s highest rating — receiving the A Grade 19 times. This means we excel at protecting patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Leapfrog Group based our grade on 28 measures of publicly available data.

U.S. News and World Report High Performing Clinical Areas

Seven clinical areas at Adventist Health Portland have been named High Performing by U.S. News and World Report. These areas include three cardiac programs by Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular more than 6,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News evaluated more than 6,000 hospitals and ranked programs based on many data points, including patient outcomes, length of stay, volume and more.

A Top Hospital for Social Responsibility

The Lown Institute, a health care think tank, has named Adventist Health Portland one of the nation’s most socially responsible hospitals. We rank 15th of more than 3,000 hospitals nationwide and second for Oregon, based on 54 metrics that span equity, value and outcomes.

Tier-3 Primary Care Homes

Our interest in whole-person care spreads from our hospital and into the community through our medical clinics. That kind of care led Patient-Centered Primary Care Home program to designate our primary care clinics as Tier-3 medical homes — the highest rating possible.

NCQA Diabetes Recognition

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized Adventist Health Portland providers for excellent diabetes care. NCQA’s Diabetes Recognition Program recognizes clinicians who have met standards demonstrating delivery of high-quality care to patients with diabetes.