Awards and Honors

Chest Pain Center

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center approved by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). SCPC’s Chest Pain Center Accreditation process ensures that hospitals meet or exceed an array of stringent criteria and undergo a comprehensive onsite review by a team of accreditation review specialists. Hospitals that receive SCPC Chest Pain Center Accreditation status have achieved a higher level of expertise in caring for patients who present with symptoms of a heart attack.

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Pathway to Excellence Award®

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded the designation of Pathway to Excellence Award® to LewisGale Hospital Pulaski in 2016. LewisGale Hospital Pulaski joins 131 hospitals in the United States which have achieved this distinguished award. This designation is recognized by healthcare facilities and systems, not only in the United States, but also internationally.

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Top Performer in Surgical Process, Heart Failure, & Pneumonia

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski received recognition for two consecutive years by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America, as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for achieving excellence in performance and accountability measures in surgical process improvement, heart failure and pneumonia. The Joint Commission evaluates the quality and safety of care delivered in over 17,000 health care organizations across the country, and their standards are regarded as the most rigorous in the industry.

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Top Performer in Total Knee Replacement

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski has been designated as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for achieving excellence in performance and accountability measures in total knee replacement in 2015. The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America, evaluates the quality and safety of care delivered in over 17,000 health care organizations across the country, and their standards are regarded as the most rigorous in the industry.

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Commission on Cancer Accreditation

LewisGale Regional Cancer Center at Pulaski has earned the 2016 Silver Level Commendation by The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). To earn this prestigious accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 Commission on Cancer quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation is only awarded to facilities that exceed standard requirements

LewisGale Regional Cancer Center at Pulaski employs a multidisciplinary approach to treating cancer as a complex group of diseases that requires consultation among surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists and other cancer specialists, resulting in improved, state-of-the-art patient care, in a location that is close to home.

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