PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

Awards & Honors

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center awarded accreditation by DNV Healthcare

December 2013
By demonstrating compliance with DNV Healthcare‘s national standards for health care quality and safety, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center earned DNV Healthcare's Certificate of Accreditation. This designation demonstrates our commitment to safety and quality care and demonstrates compliance with the NIAHO® Hospital Accreditation Program

Stroke Program recognized for excellence by DNV Healthcare

December 2013
The DNV Healthcare‘s Primary Stroke Center Certification recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to faster better outcomes for stroke care. PeaceHealth Southwest’s Stroke Center’s achievement of certification signifies that the services provided have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes.

Regional Cancer Center Receives three-year Accreditation with Commendation from Commission on Cancer

January 2013
PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center is pleased to announce its Regional Cancer Center has received a three-year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons. A facility receives a three-year Accreditation with Commendation following an onsite evaluation during which the facility demonstrates a Commendation level of compliance with one or more standards that represent the full scope of the cancer program. In addition, a facility receives a compliance rating for all other standards.

PeaceHealth Southwest’s Regional Cancer Center received a perfect score for its compliance rating, as well as all eight commendations. A commendation is awarded when an organization exceeds the standard set by the CoC.

Kearney Breast Center Designated an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

January 2011
Kearney Breast Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). By awarding facilities the status of a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, the ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, and breast ultrasound (including ultrasound-guided breast biopsy). Peer-review evaluations, conducted in each breast imaging modality by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field, have determined that this facility has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.

Kearney Breast Center Receives Prestigious National Accreditation

June 15, 2010
The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) awarded the Kearney Breast Center national accreditation which is a stamp of the highest honor for breast centers across the country. In fact, the Breast Center fulfilled 27 out of 27 of the standards of excellence for achieving the highest quality and most comprehensive breast care, advanced screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care. p>