Awards and Accreditations

Adventist Health Specialty Bakersfield received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021


This national distinction recognizes Adventist Health Specialty Bakersfield’s achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital.

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Adventist Health Specialty Bakersfield is an Accredited Chest Pain Center

  • Adventist Health Specialty Bakersfield has been an accredited SCPC/ACC Chest Pain Center since 2008. We strive for this accreditation to improve patient outcomes – Decrease death and complications from heart disease
  • We are committed to being a World Class Cardiovascular Program
  • We demonstrate our commitment to the community & dedication to giving the best care possible to those we serve
  • We are ALL ambassadors for early recognition of heart attack symptoms.

Adventist Health Specialty Bakersfield is Accredited in Heart Failure Treatment

Adventist Health Specialty Bakersfield was the first hospital in Kern County to be recognized by the American College of Cardiology for their expertise and commitment to treating patients with heart failure.


Heart failure is a condition where the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs for oxygen.


The accreditation was awarded last month based on rigorous review of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients.

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Awards & Ratings 2020

CareChex Awards – CareChex®, an information service of Quantros, Inc. CareChex evaluates medical quality including processes of care, outcomes of care and patient experiences.

Medical Excellence

– Top 100 in the Nation for Interventional Carotid Care
– Top 10% in the State for Cardiac Care and Interventional Carotid Care
– #1 in the market for:


Patient Safety

Top 10% in the Nation for Heart Failure Treatment
– #1 in the market for:

Award from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology

Award from Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association

Blue Distinction Specialty Care hospital for Knee and Hip Replacement

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