Accredited Health Care

https://www.qualitycheck.org/quality-report/?bsnId=2208If you have a comment or concern about your quality of care or safety, you are always welcome to share your concern with any attending staff the moment it arises. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns and make sure your needs are being met. You may also contact hospital administrators by calling Angie at 208-239-1032 or by sending a message online.

Portneuf Medical Center maintains a
Gold Seal of Approval™
fromThe Joint Commission which means that we are committed to “providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.” If your concerns cannot be resolved by the hospital, you have the right to contact The Joint Commission directly at any time through their website at www.jointcommision.org or by calling 1-800-994-6610.

You may also contact the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Bureau of Facility Standards at 208-334-6626 or PO Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0036. For more information visit healthandwelfare.idaho.gov.

We are committed to the highest quality of care, and we can prove it!

Portneuf Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and maintains a Gold Seal of Approval™. This means that we are committed to “providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value.”

PMC is also accredited and recognized by leading clinical organizations, including:

Bariatric – American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) works to advance safe, high-quality care for bariatric surgical patients through the accreditation of bariatric surgical centers. A bariatric surgical center achieves accreditation following a rigorous review process during which it proves that it can maintain certain physical resources, human resources, and standards of practice.

Chest Pain – The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC)
SCPC drives protocol and evidence-based process improvement through Accreditation for facilities and through education for healthcare professionals focused on cardiovascular care.

Heart Failure – Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
SCPC drives protocol and evidence-based process improvement through Accreditation for facilities and through education for healthcare professionals focused on cardiovascular care.

Hip & Knee – DSC Joint Commission
PMC has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety as a primary care medical home (PCMH) for hospitals and critical access hospitals. This special add-on certification option for accredited hospitals, recognizes PMC’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.

Hyperbarics – Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine Society
The UHMS clinical hyperbaric medicine facility accreditation program recognizes hyperbaric facilities that demonstrate their commitment to patient care and facility safety.

Stroke – DSC Joint Commission
The Joint Commission’s Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes for stroke care. Achievement of certification signifies that the services PMC provides have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes.

PMC: STS National Database participant logoSTS National Database Participant – The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
The STS National Database is an initiative for quality improvement and patient safety, with the corollary potential to be a powerful tool for clinical research. It is considered the gold standard for specialty outcomes databases. By participating in the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery, General Thoracic Surgery, and/or Congenital Heart Surgery Databases, PMC’s cardiothoracic surgeons are committing to improving the quality of care that their patients receive.

Trauma – Level II – American College of Surgeons
The designation of trauma facilities is a geopolitical process by which empowered entities, government or otherwise, are authorized to designate. The ACS does not designate trauma centers; instead, it verifies the presence of the resources listed in Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient.

AccoladesJoint Commission National Quality Approval

PMC’s hyperbaric center gets national accreditation 2014
Portneuf Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Excellence Award