Quality Awards and Accreditation

2014

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ - Knee Certification
Adventist Health St. Helena is proud to be the recipient of the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for the Coon Joint Replacement Institute knee replacement program. The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. SHNV has demonstrated compliance with the Joint Commission's high national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ - Hip Certification
Adventist Health St. Helena is proud to be the recipient of the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for the Coon Joint Replacement Institute hip replacement program

American Diabetes Associations Education Recognition Certificate
Awarded the American Diabetes Associations Education Recognition Certificate for a quality Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program

Healthgrades
Received nine Healthgrades 5-star ratings and 4 Healthgrades quality awards (Healthgrades Overall Hospital Award – Women’s Health Excellence Award, Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Award- America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award, Patient Experience Award – Outstanding Patient Experience

Women’s Choice Award
Adventist Health St. Helena rated as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for overall patient experience.

Medicare
Medicare rates Adventist Health St. Helena in the top 1% for hip and knee joint replacement.

2013

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical CenterReceives Top Honors for Surgery Safety and Outcomes from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports has rated U.S. hospitals on patient safety during and after surgery. St. Helena Hospital has received top honors regarding Surgery Safety and Outcomes. Consumer Reports’ Surgery Ratings are based on an analysis of billing claims that hospitals submitted to Medicare for patients 65 and older, from 2009 through 2011, and cover 2,463 hospitals in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico.

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Centerwas ranked in the top 10% of California hospitals and as a high performer in Orthopedics, according to the 2013-2014 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals
In addition, of the 19 hospitals in Napa and Sonoma counties, only St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley met the standards for strong performance. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 24th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Centerwas rated with twelve, 5-star ratings for Clinic Quality from Healthgrades®
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center recently received twelve 5-Star ratings and 2 special awards from Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The 5-Star ratings include Cardiac, Critical Care, Orthopedic, and Pulmonary care. The special awards are for Outstanding Patient Experience and Pulmonary Care Excellence. These ratings are based on actual results patients experienced while in St. Helena Hospital. Healthgrades objectively measures hospital quality based on the number of patients who experienced complications as a result of their procedure or treatment. For each procedure, treatment, and specialty area, Healthgrades rates hospitals based on their performance. Your risk of complications can be significantly lower at hospitals recognized with 5 stars.

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Centerwas awarded the Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ from Healthgrades®
The Outstanding Patient Experience Award recognizes hospitals for patient satisfaction based on 27 questions related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions. Higher patient ratings can indicate higher quality of care with lower rates of medical errors.

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Centerwas awarded the Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ from Healthgrades®
The Pulmonary Care Excellence Award recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia. COPD is a serious lung disease and a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. Pneumonia is a life-threatening condition resulting from inflammation and fluid in the lungs. Patients needing pulmonary care have a lower risk of dying at hospitals recognized with the Pulmonary Care Excellence Award.

Adventist Health Named by Becker's Hospital Review as part of 100 Integrated Health Systems to Know for 2013
The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected health systems based on rankings by healthcare analytics company IMS Health, as well as health systems' financial, clinical and operational strength. Health systems do not pay and cannot pay to be included on this list. There are never fees involved in Becker's Hospital Review lists. Recognized health systems are free to note their inclusion through marketing materials, website promotion, press releases and other media materials without paying a fee.

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical CenterNamed by Becker's Hospital Review as 5th Best Performing Hospital for Postoperative Blood Clot Rating
St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review with the fifth lowest rate of serious blood clots after surgery of over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals in the United States. The serious blood clot rate is based on an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicator — postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis rate.

Blue Distinction for Specialty Care® – Hip Certification
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center is proud to be the recipient of the Blue Distinction award for the Coon Joint Replacement Institute hip replacement program. Blue Distinction® Centers meet overall quality measures for patient safety and outcomes, developed with input from the medical community. Blue Distinction® Centers also meet cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare.

Blue Distinction for Specialty Care® – Knee Certification
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center is proud to be the recipient of the Blue Distinction award for the Coon Joint Replacement Institute knee replacement program. Blue Distinction® Centers meet overall quality measures for patient safety and outcomes, developed with input from the medical community. Blue Distinction® Centers also meet cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare.

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center Recognized Top Performer in Patient Care Program
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center is one of 12 hospitals out of 450 in the Premier Hospital Engagement Network to receive Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) recognition as top performer in 6 or more measures tracked in a pilot program, Partnership for Patients (PFP).

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Centeris proud to be the recipient of Becker’s Hospital Review Top 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The list names hospitals in the country exhibiting excellence in heart care and research, selected based on clinical accolades, outstanding local and national reputations, recognition for quality care, and contribution to the field of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery.

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Centeris proud to have ranked as one of the top hospitals in the nation in terms of the value that we provide to our community by Cleverley + Associates.
Measurements for this award suggest that hospitals operating with a high degree of community value are those that are low cost, low charge, and use a strong financial position to reinvest back into the provision of care at their facility.

2012

Adventist Health Home Care Among Nation’s Home Care Elite
Adventist Health Home Care Services in Lake County were named to the 2012 HomeCare Elite list compiled by Outcome Concept Systems, Inc. (OCS), a Seattle-based company providing data products and benchmark services for home health, hospice and private duty agencies. The performance criteria included: quality of care, quality improvement, patient experience, process measure implement

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ - Knee Certification
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center proud to be the recipient of the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for the Coon Joint Replacement Institute knee replacement program. The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. SHNV has demonstrated compliance with the Joint Commission's high national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ - Hip Certification
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center is proud to be the recipient of the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for the Coon Joint Replacement Institute hip replacement program.

Top In The West Path to Excellence
September 19, 2012, St. Helena, CA. NRC Picker, a division of National Research Corporation (NRCI), has awarded St. Helena Hospital-Napa Valley its 2012 Path to Excellence award for “Top performing hospital with 100 to 300 beds.” Patients rated St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley higher than any other of its size in the western United States.

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ - Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Accreditation
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center is proud to the recipient of the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for the Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Services programs.

Adventist Health St. Helena Medical CenterRated in the Top 1% Nationwide for the Shortest Average Emergency Wait Times
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center's No Wait ER was Rated in the Top 1% Nationwide for the Shortest Average Emergency Wait Times Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) - January 2012 - March 2012 by Becker's Hospital Review.

Dr. Thomas Coon Recognized Among 125 Knee Surgeons to Know in the Nation
Thomas Coon, MD – Founder and Medical Director at Coon Joint Replacement Institute at St. Helena Hospital has been recognized among 125 knee surgeons to know in the country according to Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management Review. Dr. Coon and other recognized knee surgeons were selected based on awards they received from major organizations in the field, leadership in those organizations, work on professional publications and positions of service at hospitals and surgery centers. All physicians selected for this elite list undergo substantial review from Becker’s editorial staff as well as in

2011

The Coon Joint Replacement Institute Named in 60 Orthopedic Programs by Becker's Hospital Review, Rating in the Top 1%
Becker’s highly-regarded lists are compiled independently based on extensive staff research and recommendations from outside sources. The review highlights the Coon Joint Replacement Institute’s national best-practice length of stay, availability of advanced technologies such as the RIO Robotic Arm, and the quality of our surgeons.

2010

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ - Hospital Accreditation
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center is proud to the recipient of the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for the hospital.

Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ - Home Care Accreditation
Adventist Health St. Helena Medical Center is proud to the recipient of the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for the Home Care Services program.