Awards & Accreditations - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Accreditations and Awards

Genesis operates with a mission of providing compassionate, quality health care and a vision to be a regional healthcare system recognized for compassion, trust, innovation and excellence. This list of accreditations and recognitions illustrates our commitment to our mission and vision.

National Recognition for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation 

Genesis was one of only 995 hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Genesis was recognized for its role in educating the community and employees about the impact and importance of being an organ, eye and tissue donor.

Genesis Receives "A" Grade Hospital Safety Score

Genesis Hospital received a Hospital Safety Score grade of “A” for spring 2016 from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, for being among the safest hospitals in the United States.

HealthCare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)

HFAP Seal

HFAP is one of only three national voluntary accreditation programs authorized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to survey hospitals for compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation and Coverage. Genesis is specifically accredited in Acute Care and Ambulatory Care/Office Based Surgery Centers.

Primary Stroke Certification

Stroke Certfication Seal

Genesis was awarded Primary Stroke Certification in February 2013, from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). To receive this award, Genesis demonstrated that it met or exceeded federal and recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement and environmental safety.

Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.

Mammography Accreditation

Genesis Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the results of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ARC). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. Genesis received this away by meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards.

Hospital of the Year Award

Genesis HealthCare System received the Hospital of the Year award by Lifeline of Ohio. The award was given to Genesis out of 75 hospitals for demonstrating outstanding collaboration in support of organ, eye and tissue donation, their comprehensive donation policies and procedures, and donation recovery outcomes in 2015.

Register today to become a donor at www.donatelifeohio.org

In 2015, Genesis had five organ donors who were able to save nine lives.

Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospital®

Top 100 Hospital

Genesis was named a 2011 nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters. To achieve this honor, Genesis met or surpassed very high standards in the areas that are important to patients – patient safety, clinical quality and the patient experience – as well as financial stability.

Community Value 100® Hospital

Community Value Award

To earn this award, Genesis was compared against hospitals in four areas – financial strength and reinvestment, cost of care, pricing and quality of care. Hospitals were divided into five groups based on their hospital type, and the 20 hospitals in each group with the highest scores earned the honor. Genesis was named in the Non-teaching Large Community Hospital Group, which included about 550 hospitals. And, since Genesis scored in the top 20% of our group, we were also named a Community Value Five Star® Hospital.

Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Genesis HealthCare System is the first and only health system in southeast Ohio to become a fully accredited chest pain center with PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention). To receive this designation, granted by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, Genesis had to demonstrate expertise and commitment to quality patient care by meeting or exceeding a wide set of stringent criteria and completing on-site evaluations by a review team from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Heart Failure Accreditation

Heart Failure Accreditation

Genesis Hospital became the first hospital in Ohio and one of 18 hospitals nationwide to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain centers. This designation demonstrates the hospital's protocol-driven and systematic approach to managing patients with heart failure, from the emergency department to inpatient care to follow-up after discharge.

Atrial Fibrillation Certification (First in the Nation)

The Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) recognizes afib certificationatrial fibrillation, the most common cardiac arrhythmia that can lead to stroke and possible death, as a major health concern crippling patients and the healthcare system. Genesis HealthCare System is the first organization in the nation that SCPC identified as a solution to the problem – granting them a full atrial fibrillation certification.

CoC Outstanding Achievement Award

Commission on Cancer Accreditation

Genesis was one of only 90 programs nation-wide to achieve the 2010 Commission on Cancer (CoC) Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of the high quality cancer care provided and for meeting or exceeding the standards set by the CoC Accreditation program.

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Breast Center Accreditation

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers is a consortium of national, professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and the monitoring of outcomes for patients with diseases of the breast.

Level III Trauma Center

Genesis HealthCare System has proven itself to have high quality trauma care, and attained Level III Trauma verification by the Ohio Department of Health in accordance with the American College of Surgeons' Committee on Trauma (ACSCOT).

Top 10% In Nation:

Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care and Overall Surgical Care

CareChex Overall Hospital Care

CareChex® awarded Genesis the National Medical Excellence Award for Overall Hospital Care, Overall Medical Care and Overall Surgical Care, which means Genesis rated in the top 10 percent of hospitals in the national database. Genesis also received the State Medical Excellence Award for Overall Surgical Care, which means we rated in the top 10 % in the hospitals in Ohio.

Other Medical Excellence Awards Genesis received:

  • Top 100 and top 10% for coronary bypass surgery, both at the national level
  • Top 10% at the national level for heart attack treatment
  • Top 10% at the national level for orthopedic care
  • Top 10% at the national level for pulmonary care
  • Top 10% at both the national and state level for spinal surgery

Genesis also received the following Patient Safety Awards:

  • Top 10% at both the national and state level Carechex Patient Safety Top 10 %for cancer care
  • Top 10% at the national level for gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Top 10% at both the national and state level for heart failure treatment
  • Top 100 and top 10% at the national level and top 10% at the state level for neurological care
  • Top 10% at both the national and state level for pneumonia care
  • Top 10% at the state level for spinal surgery