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 19th 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 2014-15, 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 Doctors
- Best Nurses
U.S. News & World Report Ranking
Cedars-Sinai is ranked nationally in 12 specialties and has been named to the "Honor Roll" in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2017-18."
The 12 specialties for which Cedars-Sinai was ranked nationally are:
- Cancer (#47)
- Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#4)
- Diabetes and Endocrinology (#18)
- Ear, Nose and Throat (#26)
- Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (#4)
- Geriatrics (#21)
- Gynecology (#28)
- Nephrology (#15)
- Neurology and Neurosurgery (#14)
- Orthopedics (#10)
- Pulmonology (#20)
- Urology (#12)
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 9 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.