Quality & Safety of Patient Care
Hospitals and doctors are not all alike.
Across the nation and within your community, there're significant variations in the training and expertise of healthcare providers. The hospital and medical team you choose are important personal choices that affect you and your family.
Medicare Care Compare
At UC San Diego Health, we are dedicated to delivering the highest quality, safest care for every patient, every time. We encourage you to compare the quality of hospitals, based on your individual health concern, and make an informed decision about where to get your care.
Quality & Transparency
In partnership with the California Hospital Association, the Hospital Quality Institute produces quarterly Quality Transparency Dashboards that contain publically available patient safety data for hospitals. This quantitative information is compiled and shared to help improve patient care and innovation.
Excellence in Medication-Use Safety & Pharmacy
First in the Nation
We were the first organization in the country to be recognized as a Center of Excellence in medication-use safety and pharmacy practice by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). This reflects our high-performing pharmacy department's commitment to superior patient care.
Other Quality & Safety Highlights
Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission
The Joint Commission signifies the highest level of quality care for our patients. Our Gold Seal Advanced Certification Programs include: