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 more than 20 years, Los Angeles residents have voted Cedars-Sinai their most preferred hospital. LA residents have also chosen Cedars-Sinai as having the best overall quality, doctors and nurses since 1995, an honor that the National Research Corporation (NRC) has bestowed upon us through the Consumer Choice Award. NRC's surveys are considered Southern California's "gold" standard in healthcare information.
In 2012, Cedars-Sinai ranked number one in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area in the following categories:
- Most Preferred for All Health Needs
- Best Doctors
- Best Nurses
- Best Overall Quality
- Best Accommodations and Amenities
- Most Personalized Care
- Latest Technology and Equipment
- Highest Patient Safety
- Best Image and Reputation
- Hospital Website Used Most Often
- Widest Range of Services
- Best Community Health Programs
- Hospital Most Conveniently Located
In 2012, Cedars-Sinai also ranked number one in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area in clinical areas such as:
- Weight loss surgery
- Maternity (Obstetrics)
- Physical therapy
- Plastic Surgery
Magnet Excellence in Nursing
In 2008 Cedars-Sinai was re-awarded the Magnet Excellence in Nursing designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Cedars-Sinai is one of only six hospitals to receive this designation three times, which recognizes commitment to nursing development and quality care. In 2000 Cedars-Sinai became the first medical center in Southern California to receive Magnet designation. 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 2013-14 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 18 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 also is in the elite group of hospitals that had more than 10 specialties among the top 50 nationally. Just 3 percent of the nation’s hospitals earned a national ranking in a single specialty.
Cedars-Sinai was ranked in 12 categories, including: