- Stroke and inpatient rehabilitation programs achieve highest level of accreditation for quality service -
Mountain View, CA - October 7, 2013– El Camino Hospital Los Gatos today announced that its Rehabilitation Center has received a full three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for both its Stroke Specialty Program and inpatient rehabilitation programs. The Rehabilitation Center received this accreditation in recognition of its commitment to quality improvement by meeting internationally recognized standards in rehabilitation services.
- -Hospital is one of only 75 centers globally to participate in the SURTAVI Trial -
Mountain View, CA - September 11, 2013– El Camino Hospital, in partnership with the Taft Center for Clinical Research and the Fogarty Clinical Research Institute, both a part of the Fogarty Institute for Innovation, announced today that it has enrolled its second patient in a global clinical trial comparing the Medtronic CoreValve® System with surgical aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis who are at intermediate risk for open-heart surgery. The Medtronic CoreValve Surgical Replacement and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (SURTAVI) Trial is the largest global, randomized, controlled trial to evaluate minimally-invasive transcatheter aortic valve implantation in less-sick patients who today are typically treated with open-heart surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR).
- Hospital ranks among the top 10% in the U.S. for fifth consecutive year -
Mountain View, CA -August 19, 2013– El Camino Hospital today announced that it is one of only 48 hospitals in the U.S. to receive the Healthgrades 2013 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, which recognizes the top 10% of hospitals evaluated for their performance in bariatric surgery based on volumes and low complication rates. This is the fifth consecutive year that El Camino Hospital has been ranked in the top 10% for bariatric surgery. Additionally, the hospital has maintained its five-star rating for bariatric surgery for seven consecutive years. According to the Healthgrades report, five-star rated hospitals had 71% lower complication rates compared to one-star hospitals.
- Senior Health Center demonstrates excellence in enhanced, collaborative care for aging population -
Mountain View, CA -August 12, 2013–El Camino Hospital today announced that its Senior Health Center has received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance's Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 (NCQA PCMH) program for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term relationships between patients and providers, while improving outcomes and reducing costs. El Camino Hospital's Senior Health Center is one of the first of its kind in Northern California and a vital community resource providing a comprehensive continuum of care from wellness and prevention to post-hospital managed care.
-Report affirms stable outlook for hospital's long-term debt -
Mountain View, CA -August 5, 2013 - Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) has affirmed its A+ underlying rating and long-term rating for Santa Clara County's series 2008 revenue bonds issued for El Camino Hospital. S&P also affirmed its A+ underlying rating and AAA/A-1+ long-term joint criteria rating on the county's series 2009A variable rate demand bonds. The outlook for El Camino Hospital's overall long-term debt of $332 million is stable.