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.
HealthCare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
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
Genesis was awarded Primary Stroke Certification in February 2013, from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). To receive this awared, Genesis demonstrated that it met or exceeded federal and reconized national standards for for patient safety, quality improvement, and environmental safety.
Thomson Reuters 100 Top 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
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
Genesis-Good Samaritan 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 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 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 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