Accreditations & Awards
The Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute at Adventist Health and Rideout is proud to be recognized by the American College of Cardiology for quality, care coordination and patient safety. These awards demonstrate the Institute’s dedication to providing high-quality, comprehensive cardiology care.
Adventist Health and Rideout Recognized for Excellent Cardiac Care
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Adventist Health and Rideout’s commitment to provide consistent, high-quality cardiac care with the HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence award. It is the highest honor the ACC bestows and ultimate recognition for our commitment to provide superior cardiac care to our patients.
Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI
The American College of Cardiology has recognized Adventist Health and Rideout for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Adventist Health and Rideout was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI in July 2020 based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute team’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack. Learn more.
Cath Lab Accreditation with PCI
Adventist Health and Rideout was awarded Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation with PCI in December 2019 based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who come to the cardiac cath lab. The medical center is the first and only hospital in California to receive recognition for its evidence-based quality initiatives in the cardiovascular cath lab. Learn more.
2020 Silver Performance Achievement Award Chest Pain – MI Registry
The award recognizes Adventist Health and Rideout’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies the medical center reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.