Awards & honors

PeaceHealth Southwest 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 Accrediation. This designation demonstrates our commitment to safety and quality care and demonstrates compliance with the
Stroke Program recognized for excellence by DNV Healthcare
December 2013

The DNV Healthcare Primary Stroke Center Certification recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster 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.

Achieving Excellence in Weight Loss Surgery

November 19, 2008

PeaceHealth Southwest's Weight Loss Surgery Center is designated a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). This ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation recognizes surgical programs with a demonstrated track record of favorable outcomes in bariatric surgery.

PeaceHealth Medical Group Sleep Center accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

since 2000

AASM accreditation is the “gold standard” for the field. It shows that a sleep center or lab maintains the highest standards in all it does.

PeaceHealth Southwest's Inpatient Rehabilitation Center earns 3-year CARF Accreditation (Commission on Accreditation Rehabilitation Facilities)

CARF accredited since 1996

CARF is an internationally recognized organization established to evaluate rehabilitation programs for quality services. They have a comprehensive set of leading-edge standards that address all aspects of how rehabilitation services are delivered. You can have confidence in the care provided by the acute inpatient rehabilitation unit at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, as our continued CARF accreditation since 1996 demonstrates that we take the standards of quality, accountability and commitment to excellence seriously.




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