2009 Awards & Recognition
Awards & Recognition in the Sutter Health Central Valley Region, 2009.
MHLB – Sutter Health President's Award
2009 – Sutter Health President's Award: Best Dashboard Performance - Affordability - Acute
MHLB received award for efforts to reduce waste that goes into landfills
2009 – California Integrated Waste Management Board's WRAP (Waste Reduction Awards Program) award for Memorial Hospital Los Banos's efforts to reduce the waste that goes into local landfills
MMC – "Home Care Aide Organization Certification"
2009 – Partners in Care/Visiting Nurse Association Continuous Care (VNA/CC) received the prestigious “Home Care Aide Organization Certification” from the California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH).
MMC named as one of five finalists in the 5th Annual Culinary Competition
2009 – A team from Memorial Medical Center was named as one of five finalists in the 5th Annual Culinary Competition presented by the National Society for Health Care Foodservice Management (HFM).
MMC's Trauma Services Department was verified as a Level II Trauma Center
2009 – Memorial Medical Center’s Trauma Services Department was verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee, an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons.
MMC's Candy Canga-Picar, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., named as the management category winner by NurseWeek
2009 – Memorial Medical Center’s Candy Canga-Picar, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., manager of Surgical and Nursing Support Services, was named as the management category winner for NurseWeek Magazine’s 2009 California Nursing Excellence Awards.
MMC awarded recognition for offering high quality education and services to its patients
2009 – Memorial Medical Center’s Diabetes Treatment Program was awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association for offering high quality education services to its patients.
MMC – Stanislaus County Residents’ Most Preferred Hospital and Consumer Choice Award winner
2009 – For the eighth consecutive year, Memorial Medical Center was recognized by the National Research Corporation as a Consumer Choice Award winner and Stanislaus County Residents’ Most Preferred Hospital.
MMC received Readers’ Choice Award
2009 – Memorial Medical Center received the Readers’ Choice Award from the Modesto Bee.
MMC presented with BD Safety Recognition Award
2009 – BD Diagnostics-Preanalytical Systems presented Memorial Medical Center with the BD Safety Recognition Award, which recognizes health care institutions across the country that are committed to providing a safer environment for their health care professionals.
MMC & SGMF recognized for its efforts to reduce waste that goes into local landfills
2009 – Memorial Medical Center and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation was recognized with the California Integrated Waste Management Board’s 2009 WRAP award for its efforts to reduce the waste that goes into local landfills.
MMC received Medal of Honor for Organ Donations from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
2009 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services presented its Medal of Honor for Organ Donations to Memorial for surpassing the Health Resources and Services Administration’s goal for organ donations.
SGMF – Dr. Elvis Fedalizo, Physician of the Year
2009 – Nurses of VNA - Physician of the Year - Dr. Elvis Fedalizo (Ceres Care Center) .
STCH received prestigious “Certificate of Excellence" recognition
2009 – STCH received prestigious “Certificate of Excellence” recognition from the California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Task Force (CHART).
STCH received Leadership Award
2009 – Sutter Tracy Community Hospital received Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence in Cardiac Care from VHA