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Awards

Thanks to the hard work of our outstanding physicians and staff members, Kaiser Permanente San Bernardino County has won numerous awards in recent years.

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.

US News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" and "Most Connected Hospitals" Lists

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.

Baby Friendly Designation

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.

Avatar Award for "Best Ambulatory Care Delivery"

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.

Avatar Award for "Exceeding Patient Expectations"

The Ontario Vineyard Ambulatory Surgery Center was recognized by Avatar International for "Exceeding Patient Expectations."

WRAP Award

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).

"Top Hospital" by the Leapfrog Group

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.

Stage 7 Award from HIMSS

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.

Partner for Change Award, Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards

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.

Nicholas P. Krikes, MD, Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Medical Society

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.

Inland Empire United Way's Company of the Month

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.