Glen Rose Medical Center has received the Gold Seal of Approval for Comprehensive Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission.
Glen Rose Medical Center underwent an on-site review of its compliance with national standards that assess how hospitals determine the qualifications and compliance of their operations.
“This process is designed to help [the Glen Rose Medical Center] organization continuously provide safe, high-quality care, treatment and services by identifying opportunities for improvement in your processes and helping you follow through on and implement these improvements” says Mark G. Pelletier , RN, MS and Chief Operating Office of the Division of Accreditation and Certification Operations.
Glen Rose Medical Center undergoes the accreditation process every three years, and has been successful in becoming accredited since 1988. The laboratory at Glen Rose Medical Center is reviewed every two years and will undergo an on-site review within the next year.
“Safe, effective, patient care doesn’t happen by accident. It requires a combined commitment from all of our team members including, physicians, nurses, and support staff” says Kelly Van Zandt, Director of Quality Improvement.
The mission statement of The Joint Commission is, “To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.”