White Memorial



Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner (2019)

Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Winner (2019) Adventist Health White Memorial is extremely honored to have won the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2019. This is the highest level of national recognition for performance excellence that a U.S. organization can receive. To earn this award, Adventist Health White Memorial demonstrated continuous improvement practices for delivering healthcare services, exhibited efficient and effective operations, and revealed systematic methods for engaging and responding to patients and other stakeholders. In addition, Adventist Health White Memorial demonstrated exceptional results in patient safety, patient experience, workforce engagement, and financial performance.


Lantern Award (2021-2024)

Adventist Health White Memorial is the only hospital in Los Angeles to be recognized by the Emergency Nurses Association for having an emergency department that exemplifies exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of nursing leadership, practice, education, advocacy, and research.

US News & World Report Best Regional Hospital

Recognized as a high performing hospital for Stroke, Heart Attack, Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Pneumonia, Kidney Failure and Hip Fracture.



Five-Star Recipient (2024)

  • Pacemaker Procedures (2019 – 2024)
  • Hip Fracture Treatment (2019 – 2024)
  • Colorectal Surgeries (2022 – 2024)
  • Gallbladder Removal Surgery (2019 – 2024)
  • Treatment of Diabetic Emergencies (2023 – 2024)

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery.


Patient Safety Excellence Award™(2023)

Recognized with the 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award, placing us among the top 10%.

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement.

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries.


Press Ganey HX Guardian of Excellence Award® (2023)

The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® honors clients who have reached the 95th percentile for patient experience, employee or physician engagement, or clinical quality performance.

Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke GOLD PLUS with Honor Roll Elite Plus and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll (2023)

Adventist Health White Memorial has been recognized by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association for its continued success in using the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke, Target: StrokeSM and Target: Type 2 Diabetes programs and protocols to improve quality of care for stroke patients.


California Awards for Performance Excellence’s (CAPE™) Eureka Gold Award (2017)

The CAPE award is based on the Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence and recognizes organizations for their outstanding commitment to sustainable excellence through innovation, continuous improvement, and visionary leadership. Adventist Health White Memorial was the only hospital in California to receive this prestigious award.


Hospitals and birthing centers with the Baby-Friendly® designation have been verified by a third-party (Baby-Friendly USA) that holds them accountable to the highest standards for mother/baby care practices related to infant feeding.


Community 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.


Primary Stroke Center

As a medical center certified as a Primary Stroke Center, Adventist Health White Memorial has proven its ability to deliver high-quality stroke care. The Joint Commission's Primary Stroke Center certification is based on the recommendations for primary stroke centers published by the Brain Attack Coalition and the American Stroke Association's statements/guidelines for stroke care.


STEMI Receiving Center

Adventist Health White Memorial 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.


Emergency Departments Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)

Our emergency department is approved by the County of Los Angeles to receive pediatric patients from the 9-1-1 system. We have specialized physicians, nurses, and support staff experienced in the most advanced pediatric emergency care.