Awards, Accreditations, Certifications

ANCC Sub Brand Names v2Every industry has its unique measurements of quality and community value.  The health care industry is no different.  While many hospitals do not choose to seek other clinical accreditations beyond those required to operate, Catawba Valley Medical Center routinely seeks opportunities to use outside measures to ensure that we offer quality services and to benchmark our services with others across the nation.  Examples include:

 

CATAWBA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER 

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center – Magnet Designation (2001, 2005, 2010, 2014)
  • The Joint Commission
    • The Joint Commission Accreditation
    • Top Performer Key Quality Measures in Heart Attack, Pneumonia, Surgical Care, Stroke and Perinatal Care
  • Women Certified – Women’s Choice Awards for America’s Best 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • US Food and Drug Administration – Blood Establishment Registration
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    • Clinical Laboratory Improvemant Act
    • Clinical Laboratory Clinical Improvement Amendments
    • Certificate of Waiver: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
  • Catawba County Health Partners – HealthWellBusiness Designation
  • Premier Inc QUEST Award for High-Value Healthcare recognizing its reduction in harm, mortality, readmissions and costs and improvements in metrics for patient experience and evidence-based care (2013, 2014, 2016)

HEART CENTER  

  • Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
    • Chest Pain Center Accreditation
    • Heart Failure Accreditation
    • Full Chest Pain with PCI and Heart Failure Accreditation
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission – Adult Echocardiography Accreditation for CVMC and Catawba Valley Cardiology
  • COLACVIC – Lab
  • CLIACVIC – Lab

COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER

  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Accreditation for Cancer
  • American Association for Respiratory Care – Quality Respiratory Care Recognition
  • FDA- Mammography Quality Standards Act
  • Women Certified – Women’s Choice Award for Best Hospital for Cancer Care (2014, 2016)
  • Comprehensive Community Cancer Center
  • NC Department of Health and Human Services – Mammography

PRIMARY STROKE CENTER  

  • The Joint CommissionPrimary Stroke Center

DIABETES  NC

  • Department of Health and Human Services – Diabetes Center CLIA
  • American Diabetes Association – American Diabetes Association Certification

CENTER FOR ORTHOPEDICS

  • Women Certified – Women’s Choice Award Best Hospital for Patient Experience in Orthopedics (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

PATHOLOGY

  • College of American Pathologists 30+ Years

CENTER FOR REHABILITATION

  • Division of Facility Services – Certified Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program
  • Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities – Accreditation

CENTER FOR SLEEP DISORDERS

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Lab Accreditation (2007-present)

SURGICAL WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

  • The American College of Surgeons and The American Society for Metabolic and the Bariatric Surgery – MBSAQIP Accreditation (Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program)
  • Women Certified – Women’s Choice Awards for America’s Best Hospital for Patient Experience in Bariatrics (2016)

CENTER FOR WOMEN’ & CHILDREN

  • Women Certified – Women’s Choice Awards for America’s Best Hospital for Patient Experience in Obstetrics (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • North Carolina Healthy Start Foundation – Infant Safe Sleep Hospital Leader
  • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (2006-present)

CENTER FOR WOUND HEALING & HYPERBARICS

  • Department of Health and Human Services – Wound Healing and Hyperbarics

RADIOLOGICAL SERVICES  

  • ACR (American College of Radiology)
    • Obstetrics Ultrasound Accreditation for CVMSACR
    • General and Gynecological Ultrasound Accreditation for CVICACR
    • General, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Vascular Abdominal, Vascular Cerebrovascular, Vascular Deep Abdomnial, Vascular Pheripheral Vascular Ultrasound Accreditation for CVMC

CATAWBA VALLEY IMAGING CENTER

  • Head, Spine, Body, MSK, MRA, Cardiac CVMCACR

MRI CVICACR

  • Nuclear Medicine for Planar, SPECT, and Nuclear Cardiology for ECAM
  • Nuclear Medicine for Planar, SPECT, and Nuclear Cardiology for Symbia S
  • Breast and Core Needle Breast Biopsy Ultrasound Accreditation for CVICACR
  • Nuclear Medicine for Planar Breast Specific Gamma Imaging
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • Mammography (includes CVIC and Mobile Wellness)
  • PET Accreditation for Oncology and Brain Imaging
  • Adult and Pediatric, Brain/neck, Chest, Abdomen CVMC
  • Nuclear Medicine for Planar for ECAM Signature Series
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy