For the sixth year in a row, Mills-Peninsula Health Services has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) Stroke Gold Plus award for high-quality stroke care. The award recognizes Mills-Peninsula for treating stroke patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to AHA/ASA standards of care for at least two consecutive years and achieving 75 percent or higher compliance with five of eight stroke quality measures.
The quality measures include aggressive use of medications, such as antithrombotics, anticoagulation therapy, deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis, cholesterol reducing drugs and smoking cessation – all aimed at reducing death and disability and improving the lives of stroke patients. Read More about Mills Receives Stroke Care Award
Kimberly Moore Dalal, M.D., FACS, medical director of Surgical Oncology at Mills-Peninsula Medical Center and graduate of the Sutter Leadership Academy, has been elected to serve on the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a nationwide consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education and quality monitoring. Read More about Kimberly Dalal, M.D., Elected to Commission on Cancer
In June 2015, David C. Klonoff, M.D., medical director of the Diabetes Research Institute at Mills-Peninsula Health Services, was inducted as a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) of Edinburgh.
The induction ceremony in Edinburgh, Scotland recognized approximately 70 internists from around the world; only three were from the United States. Dr. Klonoff is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.
Mills-Peninsula Medical Center received top honors – the Gold Award – in the 2015 survey of Bay Area Parent readers. Bay Area Parent named Mills-Peninsula Medical Center as the Best Hospital on the Peninsula and voted the Mills-Peninsula Birth Center as the Best Birth Center on the Peninsula.
“We are so pleased to be selected as best hospital and best birth center on the Peninsula by Bay Area Parent readers,” said Janet Wagner, Mills-Peninsula Health Services CEO. “It is especially gratifying to receive recognition from our community for the extraordinary care our physicians, nurses and staff provide to our patients every day.”
Four hospitals within the Sutter Health network achieved recognition today as among the best hospitals in California for 2015-16 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual rankings rate top hospitals in the state and in major metropolitan regions, as well as top hospitals according to their performance in 16 adult specialties.