Our physicians, staff and volunteers all work very hard to provide our patients with compassionate, quality care. Our commitment is recognized by the certifications and accreditations that we regularly achieve.
Joint Commission Top Performer
Iredell Health System has been named as one of the nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
Iredell Health System was recognized in four different areas: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care. Read the full article.
Gold Plus Stroke Award & Gold Heart Failure Award Winner
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes Iredell Health System's commitment to patient care.
Our diabetes self-management training program is certified by the American Diabetes Association.
The hospital's cancer program is accredited with Commendation as a Community Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
Iredell Memorial Hospital and Iredell Home Health are fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization and is governed by a board that includes physicians, nurses, and consumers. It sets the standards by which health care quality is measured in America and around the world.
Stroke Center Certification
The Joint Commission has certified Iredell Memorial Hospital as a Primary Stroke Center for our long-term success in improving the outcomes of stroke patients. Our designation as a Primary Stroke Center means we have:
A trained team that can quickly diagnose and treat stroke patients
Established protocols in evaluating stroke patients
Technologies to diagnose and treat stroke patients
Ongoing education to stay abreast of innovations in stroke treatment
A proven record for long-term success in improving outcomes
When a stroke strikes, every second counts. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Quick diagnosis and treatment are critical to surviving a stroke.
Visit the Joint Commission web site.
Iredell Memorial uses Professional Research Consultants to randomly survey patients shortly after their discharge from the hospital. Our scores are sufficient to earn some of our nursing units four-star and five-star patient satisfaction awards.
Iredell Memorial is also a member of:
North Carolina Hospital Association & American Hospital Association
The State of North Carolina
The Department of Health and Human Services for participation in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
Individuals shall be accorded impartial access to treatment or accommodations that are available or medically indicated, regardless of race, creed, gender, gender identify, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or source of payment.