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Awards

The following is a list of awards and recognition ValleyCare has recently achieved.

Aetna Institute of Quality Designation

Aetna Institute of Quality Designation, 2013

ValleyCare Health System has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Bariatric Surgery Facility for treating individuals living with morbid or extreme obesity.



Commission on Cancer

American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer, 2012 - 2015

Full accreditation for ValleyCare Cancer Program.


American Diabetes Association

American Diabetes Association Recognition Award, 2013

For our Diabetes Self-Management Education program.


American College of Cardiology Platinum Performance Seal

American College of Cardiology Platinum Performance Award, 2014

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 2014 award.


2013 - Get with the guidelines - Heart Failure - Gold Plus. American Heart Association.

American Heart Association Gold Plus Award, 2013

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

Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, 2013

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

Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery, 2013

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

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, 2012 - 2015

ValleyCare has been designated a Center of Excellence for Breast Imaging by the American College of Radiology.



IBCLE. International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

International Board Certified Lactation (IBCLC)
Care Award, 2012 - 2014

International Board Certified Lactation (IBCLC) Care 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.


Joint Commission

The Joint Commission, 2011 - 2013

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

Hospital Safety Score - A. 2012

The Leapfrog Group Hospital Safety Score, 2012

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

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation Improvement Program, 2013

Full accreditation for ValleyCare Weight Loss Surgery program.



National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, 2011 - 2014

ValleyCare has received full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers administered by the American College of Surgeons.



Top Performer on Key  Quality Measures

Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® Award, 2012

ValleyCare was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.

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