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Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Eastern Regional Medical Center is currently accredited by The Joint Commission (formerly Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, or JCAHO) with Full Standards Compliance. This accreditation decision is awarded to a healthcare organization that demonstrates satisfactory compliance with applicable Joint Commission standards in all performance areas.
What is The Joint Commission?
Established in 1951, The Joint Commission provides the “gold standard” seal of hospital approval in healthcare. Joint Commission-accredited hospitals must pass a rigorous on-site evaluation. Joint Commission surveys address the hospital’s performance in key areas, such as patient rights and patient treatment.
CTCA at Eastern Regional Medical Center is also accredited by the following professional healthcare organizations:
- American Association of Blood Banks
- College of American Pathologists
- American College of Radiology
- Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA)
- American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
Breast Program Accreditation
In 2012, Eastern earned a three-year full accreditation for our breast program from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
The NAPBC has established 27 standards that breast centers must meet to assure all patients with breast disease receive the highest quality of care.
The 27 standards include breast center leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement.
Recognitions and Memberships
Eastern has also earned the following recognitions/memberships:
- Nuclear Regulatory Commission
- Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services