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Accolades & Outstanding Achievements continued
Institute Accolades
Hoag Family Cancer Institute Recognition
• Ranked high performing in the 2014-2015 U.S. News & World Report. Ranked overall for cancer treatment, top two percent of all hospitals and top percent among cancer hospitals in the U.S.; rated overall in reputation
for cancer treatment
• Received accreditation as a “Comprehensive Community Cancer Program” and received an Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
• Named by Becker’s Hospital Review as a Top 100 Hospital and Health System with Great Oncology Programs
• Hoag Radiation Oncology ranked in the top 1 percent of outpatient facilities nationwide in the Press Ganey® overall patient satisfaction ratings
Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute Recognition
• The Society for Thoracic Surgeons ranked Hoag’s cardiovascular surgery program in the highest category for quality and successful outcomes; achieved by only 10 percent of hospitals nationwide
• Rated 5 stars for valve surgery by an independent research firm, nine years in a row
• Rated 5 star for cardiac care by an independent research firm, three years in a row
• Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold award for achieving an average score of 85 percent or greater in all five heart-failure achievement measures
• Earned the American Heart Association’s Bronze Performance Achievement Award for outstanding care of coronary heart disease as part of Mission: Lifeline for Heart Attack Care
• One of the pre-eminent cardiovascular centers on the West Coast and Orange County’s highest-volume, highest-rated cardiovascular program
• Named by Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for patient experience in Heart Care
Hoag Neurosciences Institute Recognition
• Hoag was Orange County’s first hospital (and one of the first in the country) to offer a vaccine trial for primary brain tumor (Neurovax)
• Ranked second for the treatment of stroke and ranked tenth in Neurosciences for California
• Certified advanced primary stroke center by DNV Healthcare and designated as a Stroke-Neurology Receiving Center by the Orange County Health Care Agency
• Hoag’s Stroke Program was awarded the 2014 American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
• Hoag’s Stroke Program ranks among the top 5 percent in the nation and was chosen as a site for a NIH (National Institute of Health) clinical trial – a Hoag first
• Ranked as high-performing for Neurology and Neurosurgery in the 2014-2015 U.S. News & World Report
• Participated in the world’s first study of PET scanning, demonstrating Alzheimer’s tau tangles in the brain; and 17 other ongoing clinical trials
Hoag Women’s Health Institute Recognition
• Named by Becker’s Hospital Review as a Top 100 Hospital with Great Women’s Health Programs
• Hoag Breast Center is the first and only breast center in Orange County to be designated as a Certified Quality Breast Center of ExcellenceTM
• Hoag Breast Center offers the latest in breast screening technology. Breast Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography) is available at Hoag Breast Center inside Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Hoag Imaging and Breast Center in Irvine and Huntington Beach
• Designated as a Certified Baby-FriendlyTM Birth Facility
• Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
• Dedicated OB Services for perinatology, neonatology, OB Intensivist, and OB Hospitalist/Laborist
• Named by Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for patient experience in Obstetrics
• Opened the Obstetric Emergency Department in 2014
• Designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG)
• Highest volume provider of Gynecologic Robotic Assisted Surgery Program in California
• One of five sites in the U.S. to be named a Pelvic Reconstruction Epicenter
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