Recognition for Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center

Bariatric Surgery

Blue Cross®/Blue Shield® Designated Blue Distinction® Center – Bariatrics (2015-2017)  
Designated Blue Distinction Center – Bariatrics

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Accredited Center (2015-2018)  
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Cardiovascular

American College of Cardiology NCDR®-ACTION Registry® Gold Performance Achievement Award (2015)   
American College of Cardiology NCDR

American Heart Association® Gold-Plus Heart Failure Award* (2016)   
American Heart Association Gold Plus Heart Failure Award

Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care Chest Pain Center with PCI – (2105-2018)  
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The Joint Commission –  Heart Failure Program (2015-2017)  
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Diabetes

American Association of Diabetes Educators
 – Accreditation for Outpatient Diabetes Education (2013-2017)  
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American Diabetes Association® Recognized Outpatient Diabetes Program (2015-2019)  
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The Joint Commission – Advanced Diabetes Inpatient Program (2015-2017)  
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Healthcare Equality Index/Human Rights Commission

"Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” in the Healthcare Equality Index (2016)  
Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

Hospital Achievements

Nevada Department of Health Licensed  
State of Nevada’s Department of Health – licensed

The Joint Commission Accredited (2013-2016)  
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The Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® (2016)   
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

Stroke

American Heart Association®/American Stroke Association® Gold Plus Stroke Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite* (2017)  
American Stroke Association Gold Plus Stroke Award 2017

The Joint Commission – Advanced Primary Stroke Center (2015-2017)  
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Last updated 9/2016
Award notes:
*The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize hospitals for success in using Get With The Guidelines to improve quality of care for heart disease and stroke patients.
Gold hospitals follow treatment guidelines in certain key measures at least 85 percent of the time and have maintained this performance level for consecutive twelve month intervals.
The Plus awards represent a current gold or silver award and additional 75 percent compliance with module specific quality measures for at least twelve consecutive months.