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Grady Memorial Hospital

• Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

Grady Memorial Hospital has been named one of the nation's Top Performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. Grady Memorial is one of only 405 hospitals nationally and one of only 14 in the state of Ohio to earn this distinction of Top Performer based on data reported about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including pneumonia and surgical care. This means when patients come to Grady Memorial, they know they can trust the quality of care we provide matches or exceeds the excellent care provided at other leading hospitals, locally and across the nation.

• Accredited Chest Pain Center

Grady Memorial Hospital has received full accreditation as a Chest Pain Center. With Chest Pain Accreditation comes the assurance for the consumer that Grady is operating under the highest standards of care, with advanced cooperation among emergency services, cardiology, internal medicine and hospital administration. The Chest Pain Accreditation allows Grady to focus on a multidisciplinary team approach to the care of chest pain patients.

• American College of Radiology

Grady Memorial Hospital Medical Imaging Department has been accredited by the American College of Radiology for mammography, MRI, and OB/GYN, general and vascular ultrasound services.

• American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer

In 2009, Grady was once again granted a Three-Year Approval Accreditation, with Commendation, by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. The hospital received this rating following an on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor of Grady’s Cancer Committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, research, community outreach and quality improvement processes.

• American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer Community Cancer Programs

Grady Memorial's cancer program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Community Hospital Cancer Program with commendation in clinical research and community education. This accreditation means Grady offers total cancer care, including state-of-the art diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, that meets or exceeds quality standards.

• Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

Grady Laboratory received a two-year Ceritificate of Accreditation and is certified in laboratory specialties.

• Comprehensive Occupational Rehabilitation Programs (Adult) Accreditation

Grady Memorial Hospital has been accredited for Comprehensive Occupational Rehabilitation Programs (Adult) in seven areas of exemplary conformance.

• Laboratory Accreditation Program

Grady Memorial Hospital's Pathology and Clinical Laboratories are accredited by the Joint Commission.

• Leapfrog Hospital Recognition Program

Leapfrog Hospital Recognition award supports Grady's efforts at improving quality, patient safety and efficiency. It also demonstrates Grady's extraordinary commitment to transparency and quality improvement. Grady's overall efficiency score was calculated using both quality and resource utililization measures.

• The Joint Commission

Joint Commisssion accreditation assures that Grady is continuously providing safe, high quality, treatment, and services by identifying opportunities for improvement and processes and helping with implementation.