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Natividad Medical Center honored for bariatric surgery
The Californian - Salinas

Looking for top-notch bariatric surgery? Look no further than Natividad Medical Center in Salinas. The county-owned hospital has been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for Specialty Care by Anthem Blue Cross.

Natividad’s bariatric surgery service joins healthcare facilities across the nation honored by the designation, according to a press release.

To receive recognition for bariatric surgery, a hospital must demonstrate success in meeting patient safety as well as bariatric-specific quality measures, including complications and readmissions, for gastric stapling and/or gastric banding procedures.