|SERVICES AT CHOC CHILDREN'S|
CHOC Children’s Hospital is proud to announce that its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) has earned the 2012-2015 Gold Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, an award presented by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). CHOC Children’s is the only pediatric hospital on the West Coast to earn the Gold-level award. Overall, it is the third Beacon award for the hospital’s PICU. This recognition represents CHOC’s extraordinary commitment to high quality critical care standards, and dedication to the exceptional care of patients and their families.
Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015) and a 2013 Leapfrog Top Hospital for the highest quality of care, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's) is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach, education and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, CHOC’s regional health care network includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, many primary and specialty care clinics, a pediatric residency program, and four clinical centers of excellence - the CHOC Children’s Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institutes.. CHOC earned the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence, the only children’s hospital in California to ever earn this distinction, and was awarded Magnet designation, the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence. Recognized for extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical care standards, CHOC’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is the first in the United States to earn the Beacon Award for Pediatric Critical Care Excellence.
Monica Garcia, Sr. Public Relations Specialist
phone: (714) 289-4183