Coastal Carolina Hospital Awarded Chest Pain Program Certification from the Joint Commission

Mar 29, 2019

Hardeeville, S.C. – Hilton Head Regional Healthcare (HHRH) is pleased to announce that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its Chest Pain Program at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

CCH employees with award“Coastal Carolina Hospital has thoroughly demonstrated a high level of care for patients with chest pain,” said Joel Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Carolina Hospital. “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.”

“We commend Hilton Head Regional Healthcare for becoming a leader in chest pain care, potentially providing a higher standard of service for patients in its community,” said Patrick Phelan, executive director, Hospital Business Development, The Joint Commission.

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.

Hilton Head Hospital, also a part of Hilton Head Regional Healthcare, first earned this designation in 2017. To coordinate an interview about what this means for people with chest pain in our area, please contact PR Manager Daisy Burroughs at 803-833-0104, email [email protected].

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