Honors & Accreditations
Kaweah Delta’s Official Recognitions
In the 60 years Kaweah Delta has served Tulare County, we continuously
strive to improve the quality of healthcare we provide our community.
These efforts have been well received by both patients and peers alike,
and our facility has received numerous honors in recognition of our progress.
Each of these awards stand as a testament to our commitment to bring quality
care to our community.
Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award - In May of 2017, Kaweah Delta Health Care District received the American
Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke
Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s
commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate
treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines
based on the latest scientific evidence.
"A" Rating from Leapfrog Hospital Safety – In Spring of 2017, Kaweah Delta received its 5th consecutive “A” rating from Leapfrog Hospital Safety. This
rating is based on the level of protection hospitals provide patients
from accidents, injuries, and infections. Out of 2,600 hospitals across
the country, only 844 have received this ranking.
Joint Commission – We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission. This is a leading accreditation
organization that conducts unannounced surveys and expectations of a hospital
at least once in a 39 month period. Accreditation lasts for 3 years before renewal.
4-Star Rating from CMS – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recognized
us with their highest overall hospital quality rating among hospitals
in Tulare and King counties, and the 2nd highest rating among hospitals in Fresno County. This award is ranked
based on 64 quality measures regarding the facility’s ability to
treat various conditions.
Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology – This award has been granted to us by both the AAGL and Surgical Review
Corporation. It denotes our superb ability to perform safe, minimally
invasive gynecological procedures.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction+ - We have been awarded this highly prestigious designation for our expertise
in quality health care. Review for this award involves detailed examination
of specialty care units like cardiac care. Recipients have proven their
ability to provide highly efficient and effective treatments.
Foster G. McGaw Prize – We were given this honor for exceptional community service work.
It is one of the most coveted and significant honors in health care.