The following is a list of awards and recognition ValleyCare has recently achieved.
American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer
Full accreditation for ValleyCare Cancer Program.
American Diabetes Association Recognition Award
For our Diabetes Self-Management Education program.
American College of Cardiology Platinum Performance Award
ValleyCare Health System consistently followed the treatment guidelines in ACTION Registry®-GWTGTM for eight consecutive quarters in ACTION Registry-GWTG Premier and met a performance standard of 90% for specific performance measures to receive this 2012 award.
American Heart Association Gold Plus Award
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12 month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 4 of 9 Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Quality Measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.
Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California have named ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton a Blue Distinction Center+ in Knee and Hip Replacement. Learn more about this designation.
Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California have named ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton a Blue Distinction Center+ in Spine Surgery. Learn more about this designation.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
ValleyCare has been designated a Center of Excellence for Breast Imaging by the American College of Radiology.
California Awards for Performance Excellence
Bronze Award for performance excellence by the California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE). The California Council for Excellence administers CAPE, which duplicates the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and recognizes organizations that demonstrate superior performance and continuous improvement in seven key business areas including: leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, measurement/knowledge management, human resources, process management and results.
International Board Certified Lactation (IBCLC) Award
International Board Certified Lactation (IBCLC) Award recognizing maternity facilities worldwide that hire International Board Certified Lactation Consultants, have dedicated lactation support, provide education on benefits of breastfeeding and promote special breastfeeding projects.
The Joint Commission
ValleyCare has received full accreditation from the Joint Commission:
- Gold Seal of Approval for ValleyCare Health System
- Gold Seal of Approval for Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Programs
- Full Accreditation for Laboratory
Las Positas College
Friend of the College Award to Marcy Feit
The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score
The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score program grades hospitals on their overall performance in keeping patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors. Report released 2012.
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Improvement Program
Full accreditation for ValleyCare Weight Loss Surgery program.
National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
ValleyCare has received full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers administered by the American College of Surgeons.
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