National Certifications

Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of those we serve. For 50 years we’ve shown our commitment to fulfilling that mission. The caring hands and skilled care of our dedicated nurses, doctors, and clinicians have been recognized at the highest levels. We’re proud to have earned these honors:

Stroke Care – Nationally Certified

get with the guidelines gold plus 2016 stroke awardThe “Get With the Guidelines” 2016 Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award has been earned by Tri-City Medical Center. With this recognition, Tri-City has been rewarded with the Target: Stroke Honor Roll for rapid stroke care. This award is given by the American Stroke and Heart Associations and certifies 85% or higher adherence to standards and quality care measures.

Hospitals receiving Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Achievement Award have reached an aggressive goal of treating (heart failure or stroke) patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for 24 consecutive months. In addition, those hospitals have demonstrated 75 percent compliance to (four out of nine heart failure quality measures or seven out of ten stroke quality measures) during the 12-month period.

Heart Failure – Nationally Certified

get with the guidelines gold plus 2016 heart failure awardTri-City Medical Center has earned The “Get With the Guidelines” Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for 2016. This recognition signifies excellence and expectation for care that’s consistent with the latest scientific guidelines from the American Stroke and Heart Associations. Tri-City Medical Center is the only medical center in San Diego County to receive Gold Plus Awards in both heart failure and stroke care. Tri-City Medical Center must maintain 85% or higher adherence to standards and quality care measures. This recognition also requires 75% compliance with at least 4 of the GWTG Heart Failure quality measures for improving patient outcomes. This prestigious honor makes Tri-City Medical Center a destination of choice and is a reflection of the commitment toward the community it serves.

Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Center

image #3 - Mission-Lifeline-Icon-2015-GoldThe American Heart Association has recognized Tri-City Medical Center with the 2016 Mission: Lifeline® Receiving Center – Gold Level Recognition Award. This award is granted as a result of 85% or higher composite adherence to all Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center quality achievement indicators for consecutive 24-month intervals and 75% or higher compliance on all Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center quality measures to improve the quality of care for STEMI patients.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center – Nationally Certified

image #4 - img-logo-AACVPRTri-City has been recognized for outstanding pulmonary rehabilitation care by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Certification is given to programs that meet stringent guidelines for coordination of care, documentation and implementation of best practices.

Cardiac Rehabilitation – Nationally Certified

image #5 - AACVPR-Certified-Program-LogoTri-City Medical Center’s cardiovascular rehabilitation program is nationally certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Tri-City Medical Center is acknowledged for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care and to serve as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation by having the most advanced practices available.