Awards and Recognition
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Sharp Community Medical Group is recognized for achieving the highest standards in patient care as a leading provider of health care services not only in San Diego, but also in the nation.
Best Medical Group Award, 2015–2018, 2020
San Diegans voted Sharp Community the "Best Medical Group in San Diego” for five years.
At Sharp Community, our more than 800 affiliated primary and specialty care physicians provide outstanding care right where you work, live and play.
APG Standards of Excellence Award, 2009–2019
Sharp Community achieved “Elite” status — the highest level of recognition — and was acknowledged with the 2019 Standards of Excellence Award™ at the APG Annual Healthcare Conference for the tenth consecutive year.
Members are surveyed regarding Care Management Practices, Information Technology, Accountability and Transparency, Patient-Centered Care, Group Support of Advanced Primary Care, and Administrative and Financial Capability.
Integrated Healthcare Award, 2015–2016, 2019-2020
Sharp Community Medical was recognized by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) with the 2020 Excellence in Healthcare Award.
The award recognizes provider organizations that earn strong results in clinical quality and patient experience measures while effectively managing costs. To achieve this recognition, provider organizations must perform in the top 50 percentile in clinical quality, patient experience, and total cost of care.
Sharp Community was one of only 20 provider organizations across the state (out of more than 190 participating) that met IHA’s Excellence in Healthcare Award performance standards in 2020. Sharp Community also received this recognition in 2015, 2016 and 2019.
Ronald P. Bangasser, M.D., Memorial Award for Quality Improvement
Additionally, of the 20 Excellence in Healthcare Award winners, only eight were honored with the Ronald P. Bangasser, M.D., Memorial Award for Quality Improvement for demonstrating the highest year-to-year relative quality improvement from each of eight California regions, making Sharp Community Medical Group the only organization in San Diego to receive this prestigious recognition.