Awards and Accolades
San Antonio Regional Hospital...an award-winning acute-care hospital offering advanced medical care for residents throughout the Inland Empire.
San Antonio Regional Hospital was named one of the nation’s top 50 cardiovascular hospitals by IBM Watson Health™. This distinction recognizes top performance based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical and operational metrics
and data. The 2019 study included 989 U.S. hospitals with cardiovascular service lines. San Antonio was compared to a peer group of 423 non-teaching community hospitals and was one of only 20 community hospitals nationwide and one of only two community
hospitals in California to make the list. According to the IBM Watson Health study, the 50 hospitals honored by this award demonstrated:
- Significantly higher inpatient survival rates
- Fewer patient complications
- Higher 30-day survival for AMI (acute myocardial infarction) and CABG (coronary artery bypass graft)
- Fewer readmissions for AMI, CABG, and heart failure
- Lower average length of stay
- Reduced total cost per patient case
San Antonio Regional Hospital has been recognized by Anthem Blue Cross with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. In 2020, the Blue Distinction Centers for Maternity Care Program was expanded beyond traditional outcome measures to include assessments of internal quality improvement, data collection and dissemination, and internal protocols that better address clinical quality and equity issues in maternity care.
Blue Cross Blue Shield has recognized San Antonio Regional Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Hip and Knee Replacement for 2020. This designation recognizes healthcare providers that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality and affordable healthcare to meet consumers’ specialty care needs—safely, effectively, and cost-efficiently. In addition to meeting established quality thresholds, hospitals that receive the plus (+) designation must also demonstrate better cost-efficiency compared to their peers.
Breast & Imaging Center at San Antonio Regional Hospital has been awarded the Breast Center of Excellence distinction by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This distinction is considered ACR’s Gold Standard of Accreditation
and indicates that the facility has met the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety. This includes a rigorous review of personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures. The ACR accreditation
process is overseen by board-certified, expert radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging. The ACR is the largest and oldest imaging accrediting body in the U.S. and a professional organization of 40,000 physicians.
For almost a decade, San Antonio’s Women’s Breast & Imaging Center has been helping women screen for and find breast cancers early, when treatments are most effective. The hospital is committed to staying on the forefront of breast imaging technology, including the latest generation of 3D mammography equipment.
San Antonio Regional Hospital was named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, patient satisfaction, financial performance, and operational efficiency. San Antonio was also among the inaugural recipients of the Thompson Reuters’ Everest Award recognizing significant and sustained performance over five years.