Hospital Accreditation

NMC Health is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), a nationally recognized accreditation organization with deeming authority from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

NMC Health is one of The Chartis Center for Rural Health’s Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States. This designation is  based on iVantage’s Hospital Strength INDEX®, the industry’s most comprehensive rating of rural and Critical Access Hospitals.

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Top 100 Great Community Hospital

For the fourth consecutive year, NMC Health has been named one of America’s 100 Great Community Hospitals by Becker’s Hospital Review. Hospitals are selected based on rankings and awards from such organizations as iVantage Health Analytics, Truven Health Analytics, Healthgrades, CareChex, the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Leapfrog Group. Included organizations have earned recognition from one or more of these organizations.

Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement

Blue Distinction® Centers+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, an expansion of the national Blue Distinction Specialty Care program, are hospitals recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas for delivering quality specialty care safely and effectively, based on objective measures developed with input from the medical community. To receive this designation, a hospital must also meet requirements for cost efficiency.

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Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care

Blue Distinction® Centers+ for Maternity Care, an expansion of the national Blue Distinction Specialty Care program, are hospitals recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas for delivering quality specialty care safely and effectively, based on objective measures developed with input from the medical community. To receive this designation, a hospital must also meet requirements for cost efficiency.

Recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

NMC Health has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support. This recognition affirms that, through their diabetes education program, the hospital provides high-quality education, which is an essential component for helping people learn to effectively self-manage the disease.

Cardiac Rehab Certification

This certification is recognition of NMC Health’s commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care. To earn accreditation, NMC Health’s cardiovascular rehabilitation program participated in an application process that requires extensive documentation of the program’s practices. AACVPR Program Certification is the only peer-review accreditation process designed to review individual programs for adherence to standards and guidelines developed and published by AACVPR and other related professional societies.

Through the High 5 for Mom & Baby program, an initiative of the Kansas Breastfeeding Workgroup, NMC Health has demonstrated a commitment to infant and maternal health by supporting breastfeeding success.

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NMC Health’s Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center has received accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). UHMS accreditation recognizes those facilities that meet or exceed the highest standards of care and patient safety through rigorous evaluation of the facility’s operation. This makes NMC Health the first facility in Central Kansas and only the second in the state to receive this distinction.

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Laboratory Accreditation

NMC Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Laboratory Services Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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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.

Own the Bone 2022 Star Performer

NMC Health has received 2022 Star Performer recognition from the American Orthopaedic Association’s Own the Bone® program. This achievement is reserved only for institutions that perform the highest level of fragility fracture and bone health care.

NMC Health has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care by the Women’s Choice Award©, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that NMC Health’s Medical Center is in the top 9% of 4,728 U.S. hospitals offering emergency care services.

 

NMC Health has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics by the Women’s Choice Award©, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that NMC Health’s Medical Center and Orthopedics & Sports Specialists are in the top 2% of 4,728 U.S. hospitals offering orthopedics services.

NMC Health has earned the title of High Performer in Hip Fracture for the high quality of the care provided during this type of procedure. Receiving this award indicates above average patient outcomes, prevention of readmission, patient experience, and more.