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Awards

Achievements

150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare 2015

150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare 2015

This hospital was named as one of Becker Hospital Review’s “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare.” The prestigious recognition honors both healthcare providers as well as other types of healthcare-specific companies, such as consulting firms, health IT vendors, medical societies and more. The organizations featured on the list were selected by the Becker's Hospital Review editorial team based on workforce-centric awards received, benefits offerings, wellness initiatives, and efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance and a sense of community and unity among employees.

Facilities: Lee's Summit Medical Center


2015 General Thoracic Surgery 3-Star Quality Rating

2015 General Thoracic Surgery 3-Star Quality Rating

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons has a comprehensive rating system that allows for comparisons regarding the quality of cardiac surgery among hospitals across the country. Approximately 10% of hospitals receive the "3 star" rating, which denotes the highest category of quality. In the current analysis of national data covering the period from January, 2015 through December, 2015, the cardiac surgery performance of our hospital was found to lie in the highest quality tier, thereby receiving an STS 3 star rating.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center


2016 ACTION Registry®–GWTG™ Platinum Performance Achievement

2016 ACTION Registry®–GWTG™ Platinum Performance Achievement

To receive the ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award, this hospital consistently followed the treatment guidelines in the ACTION Registry–GWTG Premier for eight consecutive quarters and met a performance standard of 90% for specific performance measures. ACTION Registry-GWTG empowers health care provider teams to consistently treat heart attack patients according to the most current, science-based guidelines and establishes a national standard for understanding and improving the quality, safety and outcomes of care provided for patients with coronary artery disease, specifically high-risk heart attack patients.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Research Medical Center


2016 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Silver Plus Honor Roll

2016 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Silver Plus Honor Roll

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Quality Measures for one calendar year and achieving Time to Thrombolytic Therapy ≤ 60 minutes 50% or more of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients to improve the quality of patient care and outcomes.

Facilities: Menorah Medical Center


2016 Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure - Gold Plus

2016 Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure - Gold Plus

The American Heart Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with four or more Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.

Facilities: Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center


2016 Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure - Gold Plus Honor Roll

2016 Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure - Gold Plus Honor Roll

The American Heart Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with four or more Get With The Guidelines Heart Failure Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years and for documentation of all three Target: Heart Failure℠ care components for 50% or more of eligible patients with hear failure discharged from the hospital to improve quality of patient care.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Research Medical Center


2016 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Gold Plus Honor Roll

2016 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Gold Plus Honor Roll

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years and achieving Time to Thrombolytic Therapy ≤ 60 minutes 75% in 50% of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients to improve the quality of patient care and outcomes.

Facilities: Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center


2016 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Gold Plus Honor Roll Elite

2016 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Gold Plus Honor Roll Elite

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years and achieving Time to Thrombolytic Therapy ≤ 60 minutes 75% ore more of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients to improve the quality of patient care and outcomes.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center


2016 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Gold Plus Honor Roll Elite Plus

2016 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Gold Plus Honor Roll Elite Plus

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years and achieving Thrombolytic Therapy ≤ 60 minutes 75% and ≤ 45 minutes in 50% of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients improve the quality of patient care and outcomes.

Facilities: Research Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center


2016 Mission: Lifeline® - Bronze Plus Receiving

2016 Mission: Lifeline® - Bronze Plus Receiving

The American Heart Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher composite adherence to all Mission: LifeLine® STEMI Receiving Center Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 90-day intervals and 75% or higher compliance on all Mission: LifeLine® STEMI Receiving Center quality measures, and First-Door-to-Device time of 120 minutes or less for transfers, to improve the quality care for STEMI patients.

Facilities: Research Medical Center


2016 Mission: Lifeline® - Silver

2016 Mission: Lifeline® - Silver

The American Heart Association recognizes this hospital for achieving 85% or higher composite adherence to all Mission: LifeLine STEMI Receiving Center Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 12-month intervals and 75% or higher compliance on all Mission: LifeLine STEMI Receiving Center quality measures to improve the quality care for STEMI patients.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center


2017 5-Star Rating for Treatment of Stroke

2017 5-Star Rating for Treatment of Stroke

This hospital has achieved 5-stars—for its treatment of stroke care—from Healthgrades® Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. A 5-star rating indicates that this hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or performing the procedure being evaluated.

Facilities: Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Research Medical Center


2017 Excellence Award for Stroke Care

2017 Excellence Award for Stroke Care

Stroke care at this hospital is among the top 10% in the nation—as measured by volume-weighted performance—according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades® Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions. A 5-star rating indicates that this hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or performing the procedure being evaluated.

Facilities: Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center


Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center)

Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center)

The Joint Commission has developed an advanced level of certification for programs that must meet the requirements for Disease-Specific Care Certification plus additional, clinically-specific requirements and expectations. This certification improves the quality of care provided to patients, demonstrates commitment to a higher standard of service, provides a framework for organizational structure and management, provides a competitive edge in the marketplace, enhances staff recruitment and development and is recognized by insurers and other third parties.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center


Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). Peer-review evaluations, conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that this facility has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.

Facilities: Elaine M. Junca Women's Imaging Centre, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center


COEMIG Designation

COEMIG Designation

This hospital has been designated as an AAGL Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology™ (COEMIG™). The COEMIG program is focused on improving the safety and quality of gynecologic patient care and lowering the overall costs associated with successful treatment. The program is designed to expand patient awareness of – and access to – minimally invasive gynecologic procedures performed by surgeons and facilities that have demonstrated excellence in these advanced techniques.

Facilities: Overland Park Regional Medical Center


Diabetes Education Recognition

Diabetes Education Recognition

This hospital's diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The ADA Education Recognition effort is a voluntary process which assures that approved education programs have met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs. Programs that achieve Recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable health professionals who can provide state-of-the-art information about diabetes management for participants.

Facilities: Menorah Medical Center


Missouri Quality Award

Missouri Quality Award

The program, modeled after the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is recognized as one of the strongest state-level quality award programs in the country. It offers a thorough and objective educational process through which an organization can learn and apply quality implementation techniques and assessment methods. Organizations participating in the Missouri Quality Award process join a growing number of Missouri organizations that are dedicated to promoting quality as a vital element to enhancing customer satisfaction and operational performance. Through their willingness to help others, the Missouri Quality Award Recipients have encouraged other organizations to undertake their own quality improvement efforts.

Facilities: Research Psychiatric Center


Top Performance Leader in Quality by iVantage

Top Performance Leader in Quality by iVantage

This hospital has been recognized by iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality, reflecting top quartile performance among all acute care hospitals in the nation. The rankings have been designated by the Hospital Strength INDEX™, the industry’s most comprehensive and objective assessment of hospital performance.

Facilities: Lafayette Regional Health Center


Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™ 2014

Top Performer on Key Quality Measures™ 2014

The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® program recognizes accredited hospitals that attain excellence on accountability measure performance. The program is based on data reported in the previous year about evidence-based clinical processes for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, inpatient psychiatric services, venous thromboembolism, stroke, perinatal care, immunization, tobacco treatment and substance use.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Centerpoint Medical Center, Garden Park Medical Center, Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center, Women's & Children's Hospital


Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Care

Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Care

Hospitals earn the Emergency Care Award if they consistently rank in the top 25 percent of the 3,600 hospitals reporting on their emergency department’s performance to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The seven measures CMS publicly reports are weighted according to the priorities of women we surveyed, and determine if a hospital can earn the award if they fall outside the 25th percentile for one or more of the seven measures. We also limit the award to those hospitals with a solid HCAHPS recommendation rating.

Facilities: Lafayette Regional Health Center


Accreditations and Certifications

2015 Aetna Institute of Quality®

2015 Aetna Institute of Quality®

Aetna Institutes of Quality® (IOQ) recognizes this facility for consistently deliverying evidence-based, quality care for weight loss surgery. Facilities earn IOQ status for showing a high level of quality but also for efficiency in bariatric procedures. Aetna measures many factors, like the level of care patients receive, how often patients return to the hospital after surgery and more.

Facilities: Menorah Medical Center


Advanced Certification in Heart Failure

Advanced Certification in Heart Failure

The Joint Commission has developed an advanced level of certification for programs that must meet the requirements for Disease-Specific Care Certification plus additional, clinically-specific requirements and expectations. This certification improves the quality of care provided to patients, demonstrates commitment to a higher standard of service, provides a framework for organizational structure and management, provides a competitive edge in the marketplace, enhances staff recruitment and development and is recognized by insurers and other third parties.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Research Medical Center


Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center)

Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center)

The Joint Commission has developed an advanced level of certification for programs that must meet the requirements for Disease-Specific Care Certification plus additional, clinically-specific requirements and expectations. This certification improves the quality of care provided to patients, demonstrates commitment to a higher standard of service, provides a framework for organizational structure and management, provides a competitive edge in the marketplace, enhances staff recruitment and development and is recognized by insurers and other third parties.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center


Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement

Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement

Using objective information and input from the medical community, the Blues® have designated hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers that are proven to outperform their peers in the areas that matter to you – quality, safety and, in the case of Blue Distinction Centers+, efficiency.

Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement and Blue Distinction Centers+ for Knee and Hip Replacement® provide comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee replacement and total hip replacement surgeries.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center


Breast MRI Accreditation

Breast MRI Accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

Facilities: Menorah Medical Center


CAP Laboratory Accreditation

CAP Laboratory Accreditation

The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is an internationally recognized program and the only one of its kind that utilizes teams of practicing laboratory professionals as inspectors. Designed to go well beyond regulatory compliance, the program helps laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care. The program is based on rigorous accreditation standards that are translated into detailed and focused checklist requirements. The checklists, which provide a quality practice blueprint for laboratories to follow, are used by the inspection teams as a guide to assess the overall management and operation of the laboratory.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Centerpoint Medical Center, Garden Park Medical Center, Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center, Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children


Certification in Joint Replacement - Hip

Certification in Joint Replacement - Hip

Certification is available to Joint Commission accredited organizations. Certification requirements address three areas: Compliance with consensus-based national standards, Effective use of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to manage and optimize care and An organized approach to performance measurement and improvement activities. Disease-specific programs that successfully demonstrate compliance in all three areas are awarded certification for a two-year period.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center


Certification in Joint Replacement - Knee

Certification in Joint Replacement - Knee

Certification is available to Joint Commission accredited organizations. Certification requirements address three areas: Compliance with consensus-based national standards, Effective use of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to manage and optimize care and An organized approach to performance measurement and improvement activities. Disease-specific programs that successfully demonstrate compliance in all three areas are awarded certification for a two-year period.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center


Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) certification demonstrates that this hospital's program is aligned with current guidelines as approved by the AACVPR for the appropriate and effective early outpatient care of patients with cardiac or pulmonary issues. Certified AACVPR programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center


Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Hospitals that have received accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack. These facilities emphasize the importance of standardized diagnostic and treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation, as well as more appropriate and rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms. They also serve as a point of entry into the health care system to evaluate and treat other medical problems, and they help to promote a healthier lifestyle in an attempt to reduce the risk factors for heart attack.

Facilities: Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana


Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI

Chest Pain Center Accreditation with PCI

The Accredited Chest Pain Center at this hospital has demonstrated its expertise and commitment to quality patient care by meeting or exceeding a wide set of stringent criteria and undergoing an onsite review by a team of from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care’s accreditation review specialists. Key areas in which an Accredited Chest Pain Center must demonstrate expertise include the following: Integrating the emergency department with the local emergency medical system; Assessing, diagnosing, and treating patients quickly; Effectively treating patients with low risk for acute coronary syndrome and no assignable cause for their symptoms; Continually seeking to improve processes and procedures; Ensuring the competence and training of Accredited Chest Pain Center personnel; Maintaining organizational structure and commitment; Having a functional design that promotes optimal patient care; and Supporting community outreach programs that educate the public to promptly seek medical care if they display symptoms of a possible heart attack.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center


Computed Tomography Accreditation

Computed Tomography Accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Garden Park Medical Center, Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center, The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Women's & Children's Hospital


Continuing Medical Education Accreditation

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation

The Kansas Medical Society is recognized by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (CME) to accredit this hospital's CME programs. Recognition as an accredited institution enables medical staff the opportunity to receive quality educational programs designed to meet nationally accepted standards. In addition, accredited institutions help physicians fulfill their continuing medical education requirements for medical re-licensure.

Facilities: Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center


Echocardiography Accreditation

Echocardiography Accreditation

Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) means that this hospital has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review. IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Echocardiography.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center


Hospital Accreditation

Hospital Accreditation

This hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes this hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Centerpoint Medical Center, Garden Park Medical Center, Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center


Level 1 Trauma Center in Missouri

Level 1 Trauma Center in Missouri

This facility has been awarded Level I Trauma Center status by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Level I is the highest designation available. Key elements of a Level I trauma center include 24-hour in-house coverage by general surgeons, and prompt availability of care in specialties such as orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, radiology, internal medicine, and critical care.

Facilities: Research Medical Center


Level II Trauma Center

Level II Trauma Center

This hospital is verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). A Level II Trauma Center provides the second highest level of surgical care to trauma patients. The ACS does not designate trauma centers; instead, it verifies the presence of the resources listed in Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient.

Facilities: Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center


Mammography Accreditation

Mammography Accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Garden Park Medical Center, Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center


MBSAQIP Bariatric Surgery Program Accreditation

MBSAQIP Bariatric Surgery Program Accreditation

To earn the MBSAQIP designation, this hospital met essential criteria for staffing, training and facility infrastructure and protocols for care, ensuring its ability to support patients with severe obesity. The hospital also participates in a national data registry that yields semiannual reports on the quality of its processes and outcomes, identifying opportunities for continuous quality improvement. The standards are specified in the MBSAQIP Resources for Optimal Care of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient 2014, published by the ACS and ASMBS.

Facilities: Menorah Medical Center


MRI Accreditation

MRI Accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Garden Park Medical Center, Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Research Medical Center, The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Women's & Children's Hospital


National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

As the gold standard for breast center accreditation, NAPBC evaluates strengths across a wide spectrum of services, including prevention, early detection, diagnosis, support staff, staging, cancer treatment, rehabilitation, the quality of the multidisciplinary team and genetic counseling. To receive accreditation, breast centers must undergo a rigorous evaluation and review of their performance and adherence to NAPBC standards. Based on these stringent, nationally recognized, evidence-based quality measures, accreditation is granted only to those centers that commit to providing the best possible comprehensive care to patients with diseases of the breast.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center


Nuclear Medicine Accreditation

Nuclear Medicine Accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Garden Park Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center, The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Women's & Children's Hospital


Nuclear/PET Accreditation

Nuclear/PET Accreditation

Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) means that this hospital has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review. IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Nuclear/PET Imaging.

Facilities: Menorah Medical Center


Sleep Medicine Accreditation

Sleep Medicine Accreditation

American Academy of Sleep Medicine accreditation is the gold standard by which the medical community and the public can evaluate sleep medicine services. The Standards for Accreditation ensure that sleep medicine providers display and maintain proficiency in areas such as testing procedures and policies, patient safety and follow-up, and physician and staff training.

Facilities: Centerpoint Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center


The Commission on Cancer Accreditation

The Commission on Cancer Accreditation

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation Program encourages hospitals, treatment centers, and other facilities to improve their quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs. These programs focus on prevention, early diagnosis, pretreatment evaluation, staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, surveillance for recurrent disease, support services, and end-of-life care. The availability of a full range of medical services along with a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care at accredited cancer programs has resulted in approximately 80 percent of all newly diagnosed cancer patients being treated in CoC-accredited cancer programs.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Centerpoint Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center


Ultrasound Accreditation

Ultrasound Accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.

Facilities: Belton Regional Medical Center, Centerpoint Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center, The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Women's & Children's Hospital


Vascular Testing Accreditation

Vascular Testing Accreditation

Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) means that this hospital has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review. IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Vascular Testing.

Facilities: Menorah Medical Center, Rapides Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center