Recognition for Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center

Hospital Achievements

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

Gold winner in the Best Hospital category in the "Best of Las Vegas" program sponsored by the Las Vegas Review-Journal (2020-2021)   Best of Las Vegas Gold Award

"A" Grade in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade (Fall 2022)   Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

The Joint Commission Accredited (2013-2021)  
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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

Cardiovascular

American Heart Association® Get With The Guidelines Gold Heart Failure Award* (2021)  

American Heart Association® Mission: Lifeline® 2022 Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award   Stemi receiving 2022
American Heart Association® Mission: Lifeline® 2022 Gold NSTEMI Quality Achievement Award   Nstemi 2022 Gold

The Joint Commission® and American Heart Association® Primary Heart Attack Center  

The Joint Commission –  Heart Failure Program (2019-2021)  
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American College of Cardiology NCDR®-ACTION Registry® Gold Performance Achievement Award (2015)   
American College of Cardiology NCDR

Nutrition

Stroke

The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association®/American Stroke Association® Heart-Check Mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Certification (2020)   The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association®/American Stroke Association® Heart-Check Mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Certification (2020)

American Heart Association® Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll (2022)  

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

Last updated 6/2022
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.