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Regional Medical Center of San Jose
Good Samaritan Hospital

Accreditations & Awards

Regional Medical Center participates in many voluntary accreditations programs using rigorous standards to evaluate hospital quality.

The Joint Commission Accreditation

  • Level II Chest Pain Accreditation, Santa Clara County designated Stemi (heart attack) receiving center
  • Level II Trauma-American College of Surgeons Verified
  • CoC American College of Surgeons Accredited Community Cancer Center
  • American College of Radiology Accreditation in Mammography
  • American College of Radiology Accreditation in Nuclear Medicine
  • American College of Radiology Accreditation in Computerized Tomography Services
  • American College of Radiology Accreditation in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • American College of Cardiology Atrial Fibrillation Accreditation
  • California Children's Services certification for Pediatrics - California Department of Health Care Services
  • California Children's Services conditional certification for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - California Department of Health Care Services
  • Medal of Honor for organ donation-U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
  • Coast Guard Certified Helipad for Black Hawk grade air ambulance landing. (only one in SF Bay Area)
  • Member- Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO)


  • Healthgrades- the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
    • America’s 100 Best Cardiac Care 2015-2017
    • America’s 100 Best General Surgery 2017
    • America’s 100 Best Coronary Intervention 2017
    • Cardiac Care Excellence Award 2015-2017
    • Stroke Care Excellence Award 2016/2017
    • Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award 2016/2017
    • Treatment of Sepsis-5-star recipient 2012-2017
    • Treatment of Heart Attack-5-star recipient 2017
  • CEP Distinguished ER Practice of the Year in 2014. CEP America is the largest provider of physician staffing for comprehensive management of emergency departments in California.
  • Top performing hospital in the San Jose Metropolitan area according to US News & World Report's first-ever Best Hospitals metro-area rankings
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations Get with the Guidelines Silver Plus Award for Excellence in Stroke Care
Quality is a MUST at Regional Medical Center. Check our Quality Care page for more information to help you judge hospital quality objectively.

Healthgrades 2017 Stroke Care American College of Radiology: Mammography Accredited Facility Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care: Atrial Fibrillation Society of Chest Pain Centers: Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI The Joint Commission: National Quality Approval 2016 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus: American Heart Association and American Stroke Association 2017 Healthgrades 100 Best General Surgery 2017 Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award 2017 Healthgrades America's Best Cardiac Care Healthgrades 2017 Sepsis Award Lung Cancer Screening Center Commission on Cancer Accredited Program American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Certification: Meets Standards for Comprehensive Stroke Center American College of Surgeons Verified Trauma Center Continuing Medical Education Program