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Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ from Healthgrades, 2018
The Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior bariatric surgery outcomes. Patients who have bariatric (weight loss surgery) at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of experiencing a complication during their hospital stay.


Five-Star Recipient from Healthgrades, 2017 & 2015

Awarded for total knee replacement. Hospitals that have achieved Healthgrades 5-star ratings in total knee replacement surgery have demonstrated a commitment to exceptional quality care for their patients.


Five-Star Recipient from Healthgrades, 2016

Dameron Hospital has received 5 stars for the quality of its back surgeries (without spinal fusion). A 5-star rating indicates that Dameron’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or performing the procedure being evaluated.


Designated Blue Distinction Center® for Knee and Hip Replacement, 2016

Dameron Hospital has been recognized by Blue Shield of California as a Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip Replacement as part of the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program. Hospitals designated as Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement demonstrate expertise in total knee and total hip replacement surgeries, resulting in fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions. Designated hospitals must also maintain national accreditation.


Designated Blue Distinction Center® for Bariatric Surgery, 2015

Dameron Hospital has been recognized by Blue Shield of California as a Blue Distinction® Center in bariatric surgery as part of the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program. To receive a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery designation, a healthcare facility must demonstrate success in meeting patient safety as well as bariatric-specific quality measures, including complications and readmissions, for gastric stapling and/or gastric banding. A healthcare facility must also have earned national accreditations at both the facility level and the bariatric care-specific level.

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