Discover Kaiser Permanente in:

South Bay
Awards

Awards

Carson Medical Offices Earns Garfield Distinction

The Carson Medical Offices has earned Kaiser Permanente's Garfield Distinction. Named for Kaiser Permanente co-founder, Dr. Sidney Garfield whose commitment to continuous improvement, innovation, and affordability laid the foundation for Permanente Medicine, the Garfield Distinction was developed in 2018 to elevate care delivery and quality outcomes for medical offices' operations. The Garfield Distinction uses evidence-based performance criteria drawn from multiple national guidelines to define levels of operational excellence. Serving as a guide for continuous improvement, the criteria form the basis for defining and assessing operations.

2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score Gives an 'A Grade'

Women's Choice Award: Kaiser Permanente South Bay Ranked Among Best Hospitals

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center Ranked Among U.S. News & World Report’s Best in California

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center Receives National Award for Excellence and Innovation in Sustainability

In recognition for leading the health care industry in sustainability and environmental stewardship, Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center received the prominent Greenhealth Emerald Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care sector.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center, which serves the Harbor, South Bay, and Long Beach areas, has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.

Kaiser Permanente South Bay is an Accredited Metabolic & Bariatric Surgical Center

2016 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score Gives an 'A Grade'

Top Hospital Award

South Bay Medical Center is one of Seventeen Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Named ‘Top Hospitals’ by Leapfrog Group.

Office of the Patient Advocate

For the fifth straight year, the Southern California Permanente Medical Group topped all other medical groups in the Torrance-South Bay area.

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, South Bay Medical Center was designated as a Certified Stroke Center.