San Jacinto Methodist Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the second year in a row. The hospital received the Silver Achievement Award in 2010 and the Bronze Achievement Award in 2009. The award recognizes San Jacinto Methodist’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital announced that its superior clinical quality has placed it among an elite group of U.S. hospitals: HealthGrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals. San Jacinto Methodist has ranked among the top 5 percent in the nation for overall clinical excellence for the past 5 consecutive years (2008-2012), and is one of only five hospitals in Texas named by HealthGrades as among America’s 100 Best.
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital’s Women’s Center has been granted a three-year full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The hospital is one of only three in the Houston area to obtain this accreditation.
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital received full accreditation with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC). The Society of Chest Pain Centers evaluates chest pain centers across the nation to ensure that these centers meet or exceed quality-of-care measures based on improving the process for the care of the patient.
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital recently announced that HealthGrades®, the nation’s leading independent healthcare ratings organization, has named it a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™. This prestigious distinction places San Jacinto Methodist Hospital among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.
San Jacinto Methodist Sleep Center in Baytown recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). To receive a five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM.
The Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Program at San Jacinto Methodist Hospital earns accreditation as a clinical hyperbaric medicine facility from the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society. This accreditation demonstrates the hospital’s commitment to patient care and safety in the area of hyperbaric medicine.
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety.