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In December, Alhambra Hospital Medical Center was recognized as a recipient of the 2019 Patient Safety Honor Roll by California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly and Cal Hospital Compare. Alhambra Hospital was one of the hospitals in California recognized for high performance in maternity care, patient safety, and commitment to safe opioid care.
• 36 hospitals met performance standards in both maternity care and patient safety.
•134 hospitals met performance standards in maternity care.
•77 hospitals met performance standards in patient safety.
• 60 hospitals are being recognized for participating in the pilot year of the opioid care honor roll program.
“Improving the quality of patient care in hospitals is critically important,” said Dr. Ghaly. “These annual measurements through Cal Hospital Compare allow us to acknowledge hospitals doing excellent work and also inform hospitals when improvement is needed.”
“Cal Hospital Compare is proud to contribute to the statewide effort to improve quality in the hospital setting by providing a roadmap and way to evaluate performance for hospitals in the important areas of maternity, patient safety, and opioid care and show where improvement is needed,” said Bruce Spurlock, MD, the executive director of Cal Hospital Compare. “We invite all California hospitals to use these honor rolls as a tool to evaluate and benchmark performance against other hospitals.”