Four Star Quality Rated by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center has achieved a 4-star rating from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality. Based on the results of the data, over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals are rated on a 5-Star system. About 30% of the nation’s hospitals are rated 4-Stars; only 6% have a 5-star rating. This rating is designed to help individuals, family members and care givers compare hospitals more easily.
The Joint Commission
Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for the hospital and laboratory. This award demonstrates the hospital’s commitment to the highest-quality safety and care of patients, and recognizes compliance with The Joint Commission’s strict national standards.
Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
Carolina Pines is accredited by HFAP and this significant achievement reflects our commitment to providing exceptional care to our patients and our community. HFAP surveys consist of reviewing compliance with multiple standards in areas that include medical staff, nursing and patient care, infection control, pharmacy procedures, medical records, building safety, staff qualifications and more.
Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification
Carolina Pines has achieved advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. Achieving this means we're making exceptional efforts to attain better quality outcomes for our stroke patients. The quality of care we provide meets the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients in our area.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
Carolina Pines is a Chest Pain Accredited Facility. We have received our accreditation from the American College of Cardiology. We have the capabilities for EMS to transmit EKG's to our Emergency Department from the field. This ability helps us to be able to diagnose and treat life threatening cardiac conditions more quickly, such as a heart attack.
Blue Distinction Center Maternity
Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center has been recognized by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina for showing expertise in delivering safer, more efficient and improved health outcomes. To receive a Blue Distinction Centers for Maternity Care designation, a health care facility must collect race ethnicity data, have a maternal quality improvement program, and commence drills and simulations for adverse events. In addition, it must meet clinical outcome metrics at an even higher standard than the program’s last designation cycle.
Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
We are accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, which means that we are committed to providing sleep disorders patients with the highest quality of care.
Accredited by Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Echocardiology
The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) accredits imaging facilities and hospitals specific to echocardiography. Carolina Pines has evaluated and demonstrated the level of patient care we can provide vascular patients.
Accredited by Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Vascular Testing
The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) accredits imaging facilities and hospitals specific to vascular testing. Carolina Pines has evaluated and demonstrated the level of patient care we can provide vascular patients.