Thanks to the hard work of our outstanding physicians and staff members, Kaiser Permanente San Bernardino County has won numerous awards in recent years.
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.
Fresenius Medical Care facilities in San Bernardino and Rancho Cucamonga received recognition for the highest standards of quality patient care. These dialysis centers are Fontana's two Alliance Units, where our SCPMG physicians provide care. Under the direction of Dr. Jan Herrman, Medical Director, Fresenius San Bernardino won a Center of Excellence Diamond Award. Under the direction of Dr. Jason Mak, Medical Director, Fresenius Rancho Cucamonga won a Center of Excellence Gold Award.
In 2010, the Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly hospital. Baby-Friendly USA is the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, an international program dedicated to recognizing birth facilities that actively encourage breastfeeding as the primary source of newborn nutrition.
The Ontario Vineyard Ambulatory Surgery Center was recognized by Avatar International for "Best Ambulatory Care Delivery" for having the highest scores nationally in the Avatar database.
The Ontario Vineyard Ambulatory Surgery Center was recognized by Avatar International for "Exceeding Patient Expectations."
The Fontana Medical Center was honored with a WRAP Award for our green efforts. The Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) is administered by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle).
The Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers have been named a "Top Hospital" by the Leapfrog Group, a national organization that seeks to promote improvements in health care safety, quality and affordability. To make the Top Hospital list, medical centers participated in a survey which focused on four critical areas of patient safety.
The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) honored FMC with a Stage 7 Award that recognizes achievement of the highest level of electronic health record implementation — a truly paperless hospital.
The Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center has been honored numerous times with the Partner for Change Award. This award recognizes facilities that continuously improve and expand upon their mercury elimination, waste reduction, and pollution prevention programs.
Dr. David Quam, Area Medical Director and Chief of Staff, received the "Nicholas P. Krikes, MD, Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Medical Society" in June 2012. This award is given each year to a SBCMS member for sustained interest and participation over and above that expected by the membership at large.
In recognition of KP's ongoing support, Inland Empire United Way named the Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers its Company of the Month for June 2012.