2020

News Posts in 2020

ALVARADO HOSPITAL NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED WITH AN 'A' FOR THE SPRING 2020 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE
May 27, 2020

Alvarado Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Alvarado Hospital’s achievements providing safer health care. This is the second consecutive year that ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL HAS RESUMED NON-EMERGENCY PROCEDURES IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE, LOCAL GUIDELINES
May 26, 2020

Following COVID-19 guidelines announced by state and local health officials, Alvarado Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, is scheduling elective surgeries and procedures. Michael Brislin, Director of Perioperative Services, said a careful and ...

HOSPITALS REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR ALL MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, NOT JUST COVID-19
Apr 20, 2020

Patients Suffering Non-COVID-19 Emergencies, Such as Heart Attacks or Strokes, Should Not Delay Care and Still Visit ER. Ensuring safe access to emergency medical care continues to be important, even during a pandemic. The Emergency Department ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL MODIFIES ITS VISITATION POLICY
Mar 14, 2020

Alvarado Hospital has modified its visitation policies in compliance with the order of the Health Officer of The County of San Diego, with the aim of safeguarding the public and its staff against the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ...

Alvarado Hospital Achieves Highest Five-Star Rating from CMS
Feb 4, 2020

Federal Agency Rates Hospital Among Top Nine Percent in Nation Alvarado Hospital earned the highest five-star overall hospital rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), placing Alvarado Hospital among the top nine percent of ...