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.
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.
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.
South Bay Medical Center is one of Seventeen Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Named ‘Top Hospitals’ by Leapfrog Group.
For the fifth straight year, the Southern California Permanente Medical Group topped all other medical groups in the Torrance-South Bay area.
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.