Accreditations & Awards

Accreditations & Awards

St. Rose Hospital is a not-for-profit health care organization, licensed and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation for Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). Take a look below for a complete listing of our awards and distinctions.

The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
St. Rose Hospital is proud to acknowledge our hospital staff, physicians and administration for achieving the maximum three-year accreditation awarded by The Joint Commission during their 2009 survey of the hospital.

The Joint Commission evaluates the quality and safety of care delivered in over 17,000 health care organizations across the country, and their standards are regarded as the most rigorous in the industry.  St. Rose Hospital demonstrated full compliance with all of the National Patient Safety Goals.

The hospital’s success in passing the survey means we offer our patients exceptional quality care across a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services.  It also means that we’re on track with our mission to meet the healthcare needs of our community.

For information concerning a public notice for The Joint Commission survey, click here.

Designated Cardiac Receiving Center
St. Rose Hospital has been distinguished as a Cardiac Receiving Center for Alameda County and is one of only four hospitals in Alameda County to offer emergency angioplasty and life-saving non-invasive procedures to diagnose and treat heart attacks. The American College of Cardiology suggest a heart attack patient should receive treatment within 90-120 minutes after arrival at the hospital. St. Rose Hospital averages approximately 70 minutes. The Hospital’s program is being used as a model for the state and nation as a best practice in the treatment of heart disease.

Click here to find out how our continued commitment has resulted in St. Rose Hospital being selected as a participant in a statewide clinical study aimed at improving cardiac care.

Quest for Zero OB Patient Safety Award
St. Rose Hospital is one of three elite BETA member hospitals to have received the 2011 BETA Healthcare Group Quest for Zero Initiative Recognition. Designed to award hospitals with high quality obstetrical practices, BETA’s Quest for Zero OB initiative requires participating hospitals to achieve 100-percent compliance in several key areas to promote the best possible outcome for maternity patients.

Clinical Commendation- Cancer Program
St. Rose Hospital Cancer Program has received a Certificate of Approval, with Commendation, from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. “Commendation” indicates that St. Rose excels in one or more of the Commission’s 36 evaluation standards. Receiving care at a Commission on Cancer approved cancer program ensures that patients have access to a multi-specialty team approach to care and that the hospital has ongoing monitoring and quality improvement initiatives in place. Only 25 percent of hospitals in the United States have cancer programs that receive approval by the CoC.

Clinical Commendation- Radiology Department
St. Rose Hospital Radiology department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation for Obstetrics and Vascular Ultrasound services from the American College of Radiology (ARC). Granted to healthcare facilities that demonstrate state-of-the-art services and equipment, this accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and is awarded to facilities that meet the stringent ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards.