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About Tenet Health Central Coast

Tenet Health Central Coast is an integrated healthcare system consisting of two acute care hospitals and four affiliated entities, including urgent care centers, clinics and ancillary services, across the Central Coast. The hospitals are Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, the county’s only trauma center, in San Luis Obispo, California, and Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton, California. Among their numerous recognitions for quality and compassion, each hospital has earned an “A” from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade in every reporting period since it was created in 2012, both are internationally recognized Baby-Friendly birth facilities and both have earned the “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Tenet Health Central Coast serves many diverse communities throughout the Central Coast, enabling all that come through our doors access to quality, coordinated care and advanced specialty services at convenient locations.

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Sierra Vista Receives Top Honor from Tenet Healthcare

by System on Apr 22, 2016, 13:30 PM
This marks the third time Sierra Vista has earned this prestigious award having been recognized previously in 2010 and 2012.
Sierra Vista receives excellence award

San Luis Obispo, CA -- April 22, 2016 – Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center was one of seven hospitals to receive Tenet Healthcare’s Circle of Excellence award for demonstrating outstanding clinical and operational performance in 2015.

“This prestigious award recognizes Tenet hospitals that have excelled in delivering best-in-class patient care and patient experiences, attained superior satisfaction scores from physicians and employees, and demonstrated outstanding operational performance,” said Eric Evans, president of hospital operations for Tenet. “It is evident that the leadership team and staff are focused on distinguishing their hospital by making safety, service and industry-leading clinical outcomes the cornerstones of their mission. We are pleased to celebrate their accomplishments with this award.” 

This marks the third time Sierra Vista has earned this prestigious award having beencircle of excellence award recognized previously in 2010 and 2012.

“Earning the Circle of Excellence highlights Sierra Vista’s exceptional performance in areas such as quality, patient and physician satisfaction, safety and growth,” said Joe DeSchryver, Chief Executive Officer. “This accomplishment  reflects the importance of having a positive work environment.  By partnering with physicians and empowering employees we have fostered a culture based on trust, transparency, collaboration and cooperation.”

About Sierra Vista

As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 164 beds and hundreds of physicians, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare to Central Coast residents and visitors.  Its distinct, high-level services include neurosurgery, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics and trauma.

Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the county’s designated trauma center.  Sierra Vista is recognized as a leader in orthopedics, cancer care and is a Joint Commission accredited primary stroke center.

With nearly 800 employees, Sierra Vista is the second largest private employer in San Luis Obispo. Sierra Vista employees are engaged, informed and 100-percent committed to doing the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason. Collectively, Sierra Vista staff provides care for more than 30,000 patients annually.

Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been serving the community since 1959. For more information go to www.SierraVistaRegional.com

About Tenet Healthcare

Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 130,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives.  Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the company operates 79 general acute care hospitals, 20 short-stay surgical hospitals and over 470 outpatient centers in the United States, as well as nine facilities in the United Kingdom.  Tenet’s Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.  For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.