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 Hospital
NMC Health has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as a top 100 hospital for developing endeavors that have been adopted on a large scale by healthcare vendors across the nation and for our commitment to improving the health of our community by focusing on creating healthy habits.
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.
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.
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.
The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at NMC Health Medical Center has earned a 3-year accreditation from the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF International.) This accreditation represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process.
Chartis Group Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital
NMC Health is a 7-time winner 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.
Chartis Group Performance Leadership Award
NMC Health is a recipient of the Chartis Group Performance Leaship Awards in Outcomes for the second year in a row. Presented annually as part of the National Rural Health Day celebration, The Performance Leadership Awards recognize top quartile performance among rural hospitals in Quality, Outcomes and Patient Perspective.
Computed Tomography (CT) Accredited Facility
NMC Health has been certified by the American College of Radiology as a Computed Tomography Accredited Facility. This means Newton Medical Center personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process overseen by board-certified, expert radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging and have met specific qualifications.
Cribs for Kids Safe Sleep Hospital Certification
NMC Health has been certified by the Cribs for Kids organization as a Safe Sleep Gold Certified Hospital, the highest level of certification an organization can receive from the organization.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NMC Health Sleep Disorders Center has earned accreditation from the American Association of Sleep Medicine. As the leader in the sleep field, the AASM sets standards and promotes excellence in sleep medicine health care, education, and research. This accreditation affirms that NMC Health maintains a comprehensive sleep center with patient evaluation and management, and a laboratory with diagnostic testing administered through in-center sleep testing and home sleep apnea testing (HSAT).
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.
NMC Health has once again 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.