• Awards and Recognitions

  • It's a good feeling to be recognized and honored for your work.  

    It's part of our vision to prove ourselves "distinguished," "best," and "excellent." These hard-won RECOGNITION'S let us know we've achieved the high standard of care we pursue every day. Our honors, awards and accolades help us attract top talent and feel pride in our work. 

  • Blue Distinction  

    San Antonio Regional Hospital Excels in having the best Orthopedic Surgeons, Gaining Recognition for Excellent Orthopedic Surgery and Joint Replacement

    San Antonio Regional Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Advanced Certification. This achievement, granted after the most demanding review, distinguishes San Antonio Regional Hospital as one of only a few organizations in California to achieve Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Knee Replacement from The Joint Commission. Read the full Press Release Here.


    Blue Distinction  

    Blue Shield of California has selected San Antonio Regional Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community.


    AJRR Award   The Orthopedic Institute at San Antonio Regional Hospital has always been committed to ensuring its joint replacement patients receive the highest quality of care. Most recently, the hospital became a member of the American Joint Replacement Registry, an independent, not-for-profit database designed to store comprehensive data about joint replacement procedures. The information collected will help doctors match patients, procedures and devices to ensure high quality care, excellent surgical experiences and the best possible outcomes.


    Aetna Award  

    The Orthopedic Institute at San Antonio Regional Hospital has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® (IOQ) Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacements, knee and hip. Designated IOQ facilities demonstrate excellence in clinical quality, value and access for orthopedic care, and a commitment to continuous improvement.


    Womens Choice Award   The Orthopedic Institute at San Antonio Regional Hospital has received the 2015 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence, and what women say they want from a hospital.


  • HCAHPS* Patient Satisfaction Scores

  • Our mission is to provide high quality Joint Replacement Services that both comfort and cure, in settings that inspire confidence, and in a manner that earns the trust of our patients. With our Patient Satisfaction scores that are among the highest possible, learn more about the San Antonio patient experience directly from some of our recent patients below:

    HCAHPS Chart 1

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    HCAHPS Patient Satisfaction Phone Survey conducted independently by National Research Corporation

  • *HCAHPS (the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) is a patient satisfaction survey required by CMS (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) for all hospitals in the United States. The Survey is for adult inpatients, excluding psychiatric patients.