WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital has been designated as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. The designation assures patients that WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital uses evidence-based protocols that lead to better outcomes and that the quality of care provided is effectively managed to meet the unique and specialized needs of stroke patients.
The American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital Pathway to Excellence status. Similar to ANCC's Magnet Program, Pathway to Excellence is designed for smaller hospitals and focuses on the importance of a positive professional environment for nurses and its impact on the quality of care provided to patients.
WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital has achieved the following from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) awards:
The GWTG awards recognize the hospital meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and heart-care-related patients.
WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital has been recognized for delivering high-quality, effective and cost-efficient specialty care by Blue Cross Blue Shield. Meeting specific quality standards has provided the hospital with the opportunity to become a Blue Distinction Center for the following service lines:
WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital was certified with a three-year accreditation from DNV-GL in 2018. The hospital is certified for primary stroke.
The Adams Cancer Center at WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) by the American College of Surgeons. During the accreditation process the Adams Cancer Center demonstrated compliance with standards which focus on center leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional education and quality improvement.
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