Topic: AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Kaiser Permanente SF Recognized for Excellence by American College of Surgeons

Hospital Receives Meritorious Recognition for High Scores in All Surgical Care Categories

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco has been recognized with the highest rankings possible by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®). The organization awards the rankings based on the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Hospitals Receive Top Patient Safety Scores

The Leapfrog Group’s annual safety report shows Kaiser Permanente hospitals received top scores for limiting patient injuries, reducing medical errors, and preventing infections.

The Leapfrog Group gave 14 Kaiser Permanente hospitals across Northern California a top score of “A” in its annual safety report, which examined and graded more than 2,600 hospitals throughout the United States.

San Francisco Physician Honored for Exceptional Contributions

Bethan Powell, MD, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Gynecologic Oncology Department, is 1 of 5 physicians from The Permanente Medical Group recently honored with the Sidney R. Garfield Exceptional Contribution Award. Named after its founder, the award recognizes innovative physicians who have developed systems and programs that have a significant impact on patients, colleagues, and the broader community.