Health Care

AdventHealth Manchester Awarded Hospital, Home Care, and Behavioral Health Accreditation from The Joint Commission

AdventHealth Manchester has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

AdventHealth Manchester underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review March 5th-9th. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with hospital, home care, and behavioral health standards spanning several areas including emergency care, environment of care, infection prevention and control, leadership, medication management, and rights and responsibilities of the individual.

The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess, and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.

“As a healthcare accreditor, The Joint Commission works with healthcare organizations across care settings to inspire safer and higher quality of care that is more equitable and compassionate,” says Ken Grubbs, DNP, MBA, RN, Executive Vice President of Accreditation and Certification Operations and Chief Nursing Officer, The Joint Commission. “Through collaborating on innovative solutions and evidence-based resources and tools, The Joint Commission helps drive improvement while maintaining accountability through our leading survey methods and standards. We commend AdventHealth for its commitment to advance safety, quality, equity, and compassion for all patients.”

Sissel Jacob, President and CEO of AdventHealth Manchester, expressed her commitment to maintaining the highest standards of care and safety saying, "Accreditation by The Joint Commission and the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) is a testament to our dedication to quality and safety. We are proud to be recognized as a top 100 hospital in America, and we will continue to undergo rigorous evaluations to ensure we meet and exceed the standards set by these world leaders in healthcare quality and safety."

For more information, please visit The Joint Commission website.