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Awards

Following are some of the awards that Sherman Oaks Hospital has received:

  • The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers
  • Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Emergency Medical Services Agency, Approved Stroke Center
  • Laboratory Services are fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • Imaging services accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • Received recognition as an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics facility from the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
  • IBM Watson Health™ (formerly Truven Health Analytics) named Sherman Oaks Hospital a 100 Top Hospitals™ in the Nation (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020)
  • Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM for 7 Years in a Row (2014-2020)
  • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Patient Safety for 7 Years in a Row (2014-2020)
  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Critical CareTM for 5 Years in a Row (2017-2021)
  • Healthgrades recipient of additional 5-Star recognitions across various procedures, treatments and specialties, including:
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 3 Years in a Row (2019-2021)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 8 Years in a Row (2014-2021)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 8 Years in a Row (2014-2021)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for 6 Years in a Row (2016-2019)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed (2021)
    • Recipient of Healthgrades Critical Care Excellence AwardTM for 5 Years in a Row (2017-2021)
    • Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Critical Care for 5 Years in a Row (2017-2021)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Sepsis for 8 Years in a Row (2014-2021)
    • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Respiratory Failure for 8 Years in a Row (2014-2021)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll award (2020)
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll (2017, 2020)
  • American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Heart FailureSM Honor Roll (2020)
  • The Leapfrog Group Grade 'A' for Hospital Safety (2013-2020)
  • U.S. News & World Report High Performing Hospital for Geriatrics and Heart Failure (2018-2019)
  • Best of the San Fernando Valley - Healthcare (2007)
  • Sherman Oaks Hospital has been ranked one of the best hospitals in the Los Angeles metro area according to the U.S. News & World Report’s first ever “Best Regional Hospitals” ranking
  • Business of the Year, United Chamber of Commerce (2002)
  • Congressional Recognition for outstanding and invaluable Service (2002)
  • City & County Commendation and Certificate of Appreciation (2002)

SOH has accreditation from the following organizations:

  • The Joint Commission
  • Department of Health Services
  • College of American Pathology
  • Council on Podiatric Medical Education

get with the guidelines award

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines - Stroke achievement indicators for two or more consecutive 12-month periods and achieve 75% or higher compliance with five of eight Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Quality measures.

To qualify for the Target: Stroke Honor Roll, hospitals must meet quality measures developed to reduce the time between the patient's arrival at the hospital and treatment with the clot-buster tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, the only U.S. FDA approved drug to treat ischemic stroke.