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)
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.
Get With The Guidelines 2020 - Stroke Gold Plus with Honor Roll and Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll
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 Recognized with Another Gold Award for Healthy Workplace Practices
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.
Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award 2018
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
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.
Primary Stroke Certification
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 Honored for Healthy Worksite Practices
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
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
Genesis 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 Named 2017 Most Wired
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
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.
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 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 award 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.
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In 2015, Genesis had five organ donors who were able to save nine lives.
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.
Atrial Fibrillation Certification (First in the Nation)
The Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) recognizes atrial 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
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
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® 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% 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 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