Awards & Accreditations - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Accreditations and Awards

Genesis operates with a mission of providing compassionate, quality 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.

HealthCare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)

HFAP Certfication Seal

Genesis HealthCare System was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). The HFAP accreditation is recognized by the federal government, state governments, managed care organizations and insurance companies. The accreditation is authorized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to survey hospitals for compliance.

2020

Genesis HealthCare System Honored with Resuscitation Award 2020

Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Plus Award

Genesis HealthCare System received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Plus Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for treatment of the adult patient population who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital. This is the third consecutive year Genesis HealthCare System has received this award.

Get With The Guidelines 2020 - Stroke Gold Plus with Honor Roll and Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll

Stroke Certfication Seal

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize Genesis for meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. These measures include evaluation of the proper use of medications and other stroke treatments aligned with the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

Genesis Named Winner in National Marketing Competition

Genesis HealthCare System is the recipient of three merit awards in the 37th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards competition, held by Healthcare Marketing Report. Genesis received merit awards for the LiveWell Summer 2019 publication; the 2019 Nurses Week video; and an advertising campaign for the February 2019 Spirit of Women event, “Your Best Defense Against Heart Disease”

Genesis Earns 'A' for Spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grade

Genesis HealthCare System was awarded an 'A' in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Genesis Hospital’s achievements providing safer healthcare. This is the fourth consecutive 'A' for Genesis HealthCare System. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to healthcare quality and safety. The Safety Grade is a letter grade assigned to all general hospitals across the country and updated every six months, assessing how well the hospital prevents medical errors and other harm to patients.

2019

Genesis HealthCare System Receives Score of 8 out of 10 for Most Wired

Most Wired 2019

Genesis HealthCare System has earned the 2019 College of HealthCare Information Management Executives (CHIME) HealthCare’s Most Wired recognition as a certified Level 8. Genesis has also won the new recognition of most wired ambulatory care. The Most Wired program conducted annual surveys of 16,168 organizations to assess how effectively healthcare organizations adopt, integrate and use technology in healthcare.

Genesis Receives 3 Awards in National Marketing Competition

Genesis HealthCare System is the recipient of three Aster Awards, hosted by Marketing Healthcare Today magazine and Creative Images, Inc. Genesis received a gold award for the “Saving Lives Locally,” Genesis Perry County Medical Center Emergency Department marketing campaign; a silver award for the OneCall campaign; and a bronze award for the employee newsletter, Connections.

Genesis Earns 4-Stars From CMS

Genesis Hospital has earned a third consecutive 4-Star rating for Overall Hospital Quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Twenty-seven percent of the nation’s hospitals are rated 4-Stars; only 6% have a 5-Star rating.

Genesis Receives "A" for Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Genesis Hospital was awarded an "A" from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Genesis’ efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer healthcare. "An ‘A’ grade from The Leapfrog Group demonstrates that Genesis HealthCare System is deeply committed to patient safety," said Matthew Perry, president and CEO of Genesis HealthCare System. "Our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing patient care in the safest environment. We believe in treating all patients as if they were our own family members."

Genesis HealthCare System Named Best Place to Work in IT

Genesis HealthCare System was named as a 2019 Best Place to Work in Information Technology by IDG’s Computerworld today. Genesis was ranked No. 24 among midsize businesses. The list of Best Places to Work in IT is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

Genesis Receives National Award for Performance in Revenue Cycle

Genesis HealthCare System was awarded the 2019 MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle. Created by and for healthcare leaders, and sponsored by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), MAP initiative sets the standard for revenue cycle excellence in the healthcare industry. The accreditation confirms that Genesis Medical Group, LLP, a physician group practice of Genesis HealthCare System, has met industry-standard revenue cycle benchmarks, implemented the patient-centered recommendations and best practices embodied in HFMA’s Healthcare Dollars & Sense® initiatives, and achieved outstanding patient satisfaction.

Genesis Receives National Marketing Awards

Genesis HealthCare System is the recipient of two awards in the 36th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards competition, held by Healthcare Marketing Report. Genesis received a gold award for a Veterans Day social media video and a merit award for the Community Benefit Report. “Genesis HealthCare System provides quality care, and our Marketing & Public Relations department does a great job of sharing our services and the compassion through which it is delivered to our community,” said Matthew Perry, president and CEO of Genesis HealthCare System. “We’re pleased to be recognized for outstanding work and creative inspiration.”

Genesis Earns National Distinction from HFAP

Genesis HealthCare System was awarded accreditation from Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), the nation’s original independent accreditation program, recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The accreditation confirms that Genesis HealthCare System is providing high-quality care as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.

Genesis Recognized with Another Gold Award for Healthy Workplace Practices

HFAP Seal

Genesis HealthCare System has been recognized with a second consecutive gold award by the Healthy Business Council of Ohio for its commitment to the health and well-being of its employees. Genesis provides employee programs that encourage physical activity, better nutrition and preventing or stopping tobacco use. Participation in Wellness initiatives more than doubled in 2019, with 2,186 Genesis employees participating. Employees who participated in the Weight is Over program with weekly on-site weigh-ins collectively lost 2,732 pounds. With a healthy worksite, employees are motivated to improve their own health, which reduces healthcare costs and increases workplace productivity and satisfaction.

Get With The Guidelines 2019 - Stroke Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite

Stroke Certfication Seal

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.

2018

Genesis HealthCare System named one of the Most Wired® hospitals 2018

Most Wired 2018

Genesis HealthCare System was named one of the Most Wired® hospitals today by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Healthcare. Healthcare’s Most Wired, now in its 20th year, reported that Most Wired hospitals are using technologies such as integration, interoperability, security and disaster recovery, and the use of transformational technologies to support population health management, value-based care, patient engagement and telehealth. These foundational pieces need to be in place for an organization to leverage tools to effectively transform health care.

Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award 2018

Stroke Certfication Seal

Genesis HealthCare System received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award for commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence.

Genesis HealthCare System Honored with Resuscitation Award 2018

Stroke Certfication Seal

Genesis HealthCare System received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Plus Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for treatment of the adult patient population who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.

Genesis Named Best Place to Work in IT 2018

Genesis HealthCare System was named as a 2018 Best Places to Work in Information Technology by IDG’s Computerworld today. Genesis was ranked No. 14 among midsize businesses, moving up four slots from 2017.

Primary Stroke Certification

Stroke Certfication Seal

Genesis was awarded Primary Stroke Certification in January 2018 from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). To receive this designation, Genesis demonstrated through an extensive on-site review that it met or exceeded federal and recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement and environmental safety.

Genesis Earns 4-Stars From CMS in 2018

Genesis Hospital has earned a 4-Star rating for Overall Hospital Quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Genesis is the only hospital in our region to be rated with 4 stars. Twenty-five percent of the nation’s hospitals are rated 4 Stars; only seven percent have a 5 Star rating.

2017

Genesis Receives National Stroke Award

Genesis HealthCare System received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s (AHA/ASA) Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized research guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. This is the third consecutive year for the Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and the second consecutive year Genesis has received the award together with the Target: Stroke Honor Roll.

Genesis Honored for Healthy Worksite Practices

HFAP Seal

Genesis HealthCare System has been recognized for the third consecutive year by the Healthy Business Council of Ohio for commitment to the health and well-being of its employees. Genesis provides employee programs that encourage physical activity, better nutrition and preventing or stopping tobacco use.

Genesis Named Best Place to Work in IT

HFAP Seal

Genesis HealthCare System was named as a 2017 Best Places to Work in Information Technology by IDG’s Computerworld today. Genesis was ranked No. 18 among midsize businesses.The list of Best Places to Work in IT is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company benefits, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.

Genesis Receives "A" Grade Hospital Safety Score

HFAP SealGenesis Hospital received a Hospital Safety Score grade of “A” for spring 2017 from The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, for being among the safest hospitals in the United States.

Genesis Cancer Center Earns National Design Award

The Genesis Cancer Care Center was named a 2016 Healthcare Environment Award winner by Contract magazine and the Center for Health Design. The architectural team SmithGroupJJR and Genesis received the Honorable Mention award for the patient- and family-centered design of the center.

Genesis Named 2017 Most Wired

Top 100 Hospital

Genesis HealthCare System was named one of the Most Wired® hospitals today by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Forum.“Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships,” said Matthew Perry, president and CEO of Genesis HealthCare System. “New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining their health.”

Genesis Rated High Performing in U.S News & World Report

HFAP Seal

Genesis has been rated by U.S. News & World Report as a high-performing hospital in both Heart Failure and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). High-performing means Genesis is significantly better than the national average for both of these conditions. “We’re offering a high level of care that is equal to, or in many cases, better than hospitals in major metropolitan areas,” said Daniel Scheerer, M.D., chief medical affairs officer at Genesis. “The national rating verifies the excellent care we’re providing,” he said. U.S. News & World Report’s scores are based on data including patient safety, survival rate, nursing staff and number of patients treated.

Genesis Rates 4 Stars From CMS

Genesis Hospital has improved from a 3-star to a 4-star rating for Overall Hospital Quality from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS). The rating is for the period of April 2015 through March 2016. Genesis is the only hospital in the region to be rated with 4 stars. The majority of U.S. hospitals have a 3-star rating; only about 21 percent of the nation’s 4,598 hospitals are rated at 4 stars and only 2 percent have a 5-star rating.

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.