Recognition for Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center

Bariatric Surgery

Blue Cross®/Blue Shield® Designated Blue Distinction® Center – Bariatrics  
Designated Blue Distinction Center – Bariatrics

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Accredited Center (2015-2021)  
Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program Accredited Center


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

American Heart Association® Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award (2019)  

Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care Chest Pain Center with PCI (2015-2021)  
Chest Pain Center And PCI Accreditation Logos

The Joint Commission –  Heart Failure Program (2019-2021)  


American Association of Diabetes Educators – Accreditation for Outpatient Diabetes Education (2017-2021)  

American Diabetes Association® Recognized Outpatient Diabetes Program (2019-2023)  

The Joint Commission – Advanced Diabetes Inpatient Program (2015-2021)  

Hospital Achievements

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

The Joint Commission Accredited (2013-2021)  

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


American Heart Association® Gold Plus Stroke Award and Target: Stroke Honor Roll* (2019)   Desert Springs Stroke Gold Plus Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite 2018

The Joint Commission – Advanced Primary Stroke Center (2019-2021)  

Wound Care

Last updated 4/2019
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.