Awards and Recognitions
"A" Rated Hospital by Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2022. This national distinction recognizes Carolina Pines’ achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital. To learn more visit cprmc.com/news/leapfrog-a-again.
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.
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.
American Heart Association's Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines Stroke Quality Achievement Award
Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability.
Carolina Pines also received the American Heart Association’s Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll StrokeSM award. To qualify for this recognition, hospitals must meet specific criteria that reduce the time between an eligible patient’s arrival at the hospital and treatment with the clot-buster alteplase.
In addition, Carolina Pines received the American Heart Association’s Target: Type 2 Honor Roll award. Target: Type 2 Diabetes aims to ensure patients with Type 2 diabetes, who might be at higher risk for complications, receive the most up-to-date, evidence-based care when hospitalized due to stroke.
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.