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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
  • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Atrial Fibrillation Certification
  • 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 2015/2016
    • Cardiac Care Excellence Award 2015/2016
    • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award 2015/2016
    • 2016 Cranial Surgery Excellence Award
    • 2016 Stroke Care Excellence Award
    • Treatment of Sepsis-5-star recipient 2012-2016
    • 2015 Women's Health Excellence Award
    • 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence
    • 2015 America's 50 Best for Cardiac Surgery
  • 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 Gold 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 2015 Women’s Health Excellence Award 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 2013 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus: American Heart Association and American Stroke Association 2015 Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital of Clincal Excellence 2015 America's 50 Best Cardiac Surgery 2015 Healthgrades America's Best Cardiac Care Healthgrades 2016 Sepsis Award 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