Accolades & Awards 2018-19 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospitals (Mission Hospital and Mission Hospital, Laguna Beach). Mission Hospital ranked 7th in the in Los Angeles and Orange County metro, while also earning high performing designations in several key specialty areas including neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, nephrology, diabetes and endocrinology, and more. Awarded the Five-Star Quality Rating from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for high levels of performance in clinical quality, safety and patient experience. Magnet® recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for commitment to excellence in nursing. Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation from the American College of Surgeons for demonstrating our commitment to meeting CoC's rigorous standards and improving the quality of care for patients with cancer. Comprehensive Stroke Center designation, the highest level of stroke care awarded by The Joint Commission. Mission Hospital Recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association which awarded Mission Hospital the “Get With the Guidelines®--Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award." The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Verified Level II pediatric and adult trauma center. CARF accredited in comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury medical inpatient rehabilitation and stroke. Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics, Heart Care and Stroke. Earned Baby Friendly designation by Baby Friendly, USA, for a commitment to breast feeding promotion, education and resources for new families to ensure babies have a healthy start. Mission Hospital is among the top hospitals in the LA/Orange County area for Colon Cancer Surgery, COPD, Heart Failure, Knee Replacement and Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report. Three-star Rating (the highest rating) for cardiac surgical cases by Society of Thoracic Surgeons.