The measure of our success is reflected in patient satisfaction scores, increasing clinical performance initiatives, excellent medical outcomes, ongoing research and academic programs, and national designations and awards. The highlights of these rankings include:
National Research Corporation Survey
For the 18th year in a row, Cedars-Sinai has won the National Research Corporation's Consumer Choice Award for providing the highest quality medical care in the Los Angeles region based on a survey of area households.
Every year the NRC conducts an independent survey of hospitals. Cedars-Sinai has ranked number one in best overall quality of healthcare and has been awarded its prestigious Consumer Choice Award every year since 1996. NRC's surveys are considered Southern California's "gold" standard in healthcare information.
In 2013-14, Cedars-Sinai was the only medical center in the Los Angeles area to win the Consumer Choice Award for:
- Best Overall Healthcare Quality
- Best Image
- Best Reputation
- Best Doctors
- Best Nurses
Magnet Designation in Nursing
Cedars-Sinai has received its fourth consecutive Magnet® designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), becoming the hospital with the longest-running Magnet designation in California.
As the first Southern California hospital to earn the Magnet honor in 2000, Cedars-Sinai also has earned the distinction of becoming one of only 12 hospitals worldwide to receive this designation four times. The ANCC found that Cedars-Sinai's nursing services "represent the highest standards in the nation and internationally."
Top-Rated Physician Groups in Los Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates, independent physician associations (IPA), both ranked among the top 10 physician groups in Southern California by Integrated Health Care Associates (IHA), a California leadership group of health plans, physician groups, and health systems. They were selected from 225 participating physician groups by the IHA based on their provision of recommended care, patient satisfaction, and investment in information technologies (IT) that support quality care.
U.S. News & World Report Ranking
Cedars-Sinai has been named to the Honor Roll in the 2014-15 issue of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, with 12 of the medical center's specialties rated among the finest in the nation.
Out of nearly 5,000 hospitals surveyed for the annual rankings, Cedars-Sinai is among just 17 hospitals nationwide to earn the magazine’s Honor Roll designation. To be named to the Honor Roll, a hospital must be rated among the nation’s top 50 programs in at least six specialties.
Cedars-Sinai was ranked in 12 categories, including: