Accreditations


The Joint Commission

The Health System's Brunswick and Camden campuses are accredited by The Joint Commission-an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. This award excludes skilled nursing and nursing home services, as well as other Health System services and locations. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting certain performance standards.



American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation Program encourages hospitals, treatment centers, and other facilities to improve their quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs. These programs focus on prevention, early diagnosis, pre-treatment evaluation, staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, surveillance for recurrent disease, support services and end-of-life care.




American College of Radiology

The following services at the Brunswick Campus Department of Radiology are accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR): mammography, stereotactic biopsy, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine. Nuclear medicine and mammography services at the Camden Campus Department of Radiology are also accredited by ACR, as are the ultrasound, computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging services at MRI & Imaging. The ACR awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of its practice. Image quality and procedure evaluations are conducted by board-certified radiologists and medical physicists who are experts in the field. The program also evaluates personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.

The College of American Pathologists

The College of American Pathologists is dedicated to quality medical care for the American public and realizes the important part every College employee plays in that effort. The primary focus of the staff is to provide CAP members and customers with the services and information they need to ensure quality laboratory service.




Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) are the United States federal regulatory standards that apply to all clinical laboratory testing performed on humans in the United States, except clinical trials and basic research.




Community Value Five-Star Hospital

Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus has been recognized as a top-ranking Community Value Five-Star Hospital by Cleverley + Associates (C+A). C+A, a leading health care financial consulting firm specializing in operational benchmarking and performance enhancement strategies, released the findings as part of its new publication: State of the Hospital Industry—2013 Edition.