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Excellence In Health

Fremont and Hayward

  • The Fremont and Hayward Medical Centers were among the 15 Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California to be honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.
  • Four Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California, including Fremont and Hayward, have been named “Top Performers in Key Quality Measures” in an annual report released in September by The Joint Commission.
  • The Fremont and Hayward Medical Centers were honored with the 2012 “Partner for Change” Award from Practice Greenhealth, a national membership organization for health care facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations.
  • Both medical centers were among the 11 Alameda County organizations and companies honored by public agency StopWaste.Org with the 2011 StopWaste Partnership Business Efficiency Award at the East Bay Sustainable Business Trends & Awards event with the East Bay Economic Development Alliance.

Fremont Medical Center

  • Recognized with a Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award for its use of evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program.
  • Fremont Medical Center Bariatric Program has successfully achieved a level 1A Accreditation with the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN).

Hayward Medical Center

  • Recognized by CALNOC (the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes) as an exceptional hospital for outstanding performance in the areas of reduction of hospital acquired pressure ulcers and injuries from falls.

Kaiser Permanente

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given our Medicare plan in California the highest possible overall rating for 2012 – 5 stars for Medicare parts C and D.
  • For the third consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente’s mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 National Pharmacy Study.
  • Members in five geographic regions rated Kaiser Permanente’s health plans highest in member satisfaction in the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Member Health Insurance Plan Study.
  • Kaiser Permanente earned third place in the Largest Employer category of the “Best Places to Work in the Greater Bay Area” survey for the second consecutive year.