Coastal Carolina Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its Chest Pain Program. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
“Coastal Carolina Hospital has thoroughly demonstrated a high level of care for patients with chest pain,” said hospital CEO Joel Taylor. “We are excited to receive this recognition from The Joint Commission honoring our team for the work they do to serve the healthcare needs of local citizens and visitors.”
Established in 2002 and awarded for a two-year period, The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification evaluates clinical programs across the continuum of care and addresses three core areas:
- Compliance with consensus-based national standards;
- Effective use of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to manage and optimize care; and
- An organized approach to performance measurement and improvement activities.