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Awards

Women's Choice Award America's Best Stroke Centers

Hospitals earning the 2015 America’s Best Stroke Centers Award must be certified by the Joint Commission/ASA as an Advanced Primary Care Stroke Center or an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. The stroke center accreditation recognizes centers that meet high standards for stroke care as determined by the Joint Commission. In addition, publicly available data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and patient recommendation ratings data were included when assessing each hospital’s clinical performance.

Women's Choice Award America's Best Hospitals Obstetrics

The America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics scoring process is unique in that it is the ONLY national list that focuses on female patient satisfaction. Only the best hospitals selected provide obstetric services based on their exceptional scores for patient recommendation in HCAHPS surveys. Hospitals are then filtered to eliminate those with abnormal results for certain important clinical considerations, such as rates of infection or serious complications. The resulting list of over 300 award winners represents hospitals, including Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center, that women can feel confident in choosing for their maternity needs.

Women's Choice Award America's 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience

2015 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score Gives an 'A Grade'

For the second straight year, all 14 Kaiser Permanente Southern California hospitals have again received an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group in the spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score for their dedication to patient safety.

America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women's Certified

Kaiser Permanente Downey is the recipient of the Women's Choice Award for one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women's Certified. This award recognizes hospitals who demonstrate extraordinary service in meeting the needs of women and their families.

Ranked Top Performing Medical Group by Integrated Healthcare Association

Top overall performing medical groups five years in a row.

2012 CALNOC Performance Excellence Award

Kaiser Permanente Downey received the CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards, for a second year in a row. This award recognizes hospitals for outstanding performance in the areas of reduction of hospital acquired pressure ulcers and injuries from falls.

Ranked Safest in the Nation by Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group

Kaiser Permanente Downey received an "A" Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The safety report awarded the top grade to a total of 28 Kaiser Permanente hospitals around the country.

Joint Commission Designation - Stroke Center

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.

Baby Friendly Designation

In January 2010, Kaiser Permanente Downey received Baby Friendly Designation for Quality Care to Breastfeeding Mothers sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund.

2011 U.S. News and World Report Most Connected Hospital

Kaiser Permanente Downey was ranked as a US News & World Report most connected hospital in 2011.

Commitment to Quality

Kaiser Permanente Downey participates in a number of independent evaluations and analyses that provide our members and the public with reliable information to evaluate the quality of care we deliver and how our performance compares to that of other health care organizations.