At Loma Linda University Health, we are dedicated to helping our patients, our community and people around the world live healthier. Recognition of that dedication — from Physician Recognition Awards to Leapfrog Top Hospital Awards — is an opportunity to recommit to our mission.
U.S. News & World Report
The annual U.S. News & World Report best hospitals study ranks nearly 5,000 medical centers in the nation.
Nationally Ranked Services 2021-2022
The Leapfrog Group
With rigorous standards and high competition, Leapfrog Top Hospital Awards are some of the greatest honors a hospital can receive.
- Top Children's Hospital 2019 - Leapfrog Group
- Top Children's Hospital 2018 - Leapfrog Group
- Top Teaching Hospital 2018 - Leapfrog Group
- Top Children's Hospital 2017 - Leapfrog Group
Magnet — Recognition in Nursing Excellence
The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) awards Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing. Magnet is the highest honor a healthcare organization can receive for professional nursing practice, earned by only 9% of U.S. healthcare organizations.
Certifications & Accreditations
Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification: The Loma Linda University Medical Center became the first hospital in the region to earn its Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. This is the highest level of certification, given only to hospitals that meet the highest standards of complex stroke care.
High-Performing Services & Treatments
U.S. News & World Report High Performing Services 2021-2022: Loma Linda University Medical Center was recognized as high performing in 18 areas:
- Aortic valve surgery
- Colon cancer surgery
- Diabetes & Endocrinology
- Heart attack
- Heart bypass surgery
- Heart failure
- Hip replacement
- Kidney failure
- Knee replacement
- Neurology & Neurosurgery
- Pulmonology & Lung Surgery
ACCC – Innovator Award 2017: The Loma Linda University Health Cancer Center was recognized for its innovative program that encourages RN career development in oncology. The program is an effective tool to minimize staffing shortages and provide better treatment to more patients.
Cancer Program National Accreditation: The Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta Cancer Program earned its national accreditation in 2017. The accreditation verifies the program's capability to provide excellent quality of care for cancer patients.
American College of Cardiology Heart Attack Treatment Recognition: The Loma Linda University Medical Center is recognized as well-equipped to quickly evaluate, diagnose and treat chest pain.
American Heart Association Resuscitation Quality: Both Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University Children's Hospital were awarded the Get With The Guidelines - Resuscitation Gold Award. The award recognizes each of these hospitals for quality treatment for patients who suffer cardiac arrest. The American Heart Association also awarded LLU Medical Center with the Get with The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite.
Newsweek's Best Maternity Care Hospitals 2021: Both Loma Linda University Children's Hospital and Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta were recognized for excellence in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families.
Comprehensive Epilepsy Center - NAEC – Level 4 Epilepsy Center: The Loma Linda University Health Comprehensive Epilepsy Center was re-accredited as a level 4 epilepsy center. This highest-level designation means the epilepsy center provides the most advanced medical and surgical evaluations and treatments.
Top Workplace Awards
- 2019 Great Colleges to Work For & Honor Roll Institution - ModernThink's Great Colleges to Work For - Loma Linda University
- 2019 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare - Becker's Hospital Review - Loma Linda University Health
- 2018 Top Workplace - Inland News Group - Loma Linda University Health
- 2018 Best Place to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare - Surgical Hospital
- 2017 Best Place to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare - Behavioral Medicine Center