Awardee: St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
Description: The gynecologists at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center were ranked by US News and World Report as #19 best in the country! This is up from #32 in 2017-2018 and is the highest ranked gynecology program in Arizona for 2018-2019! We also extend our congratulations to our colleagues in Barrow who ranked #15 for Neurology and Neurosurgery; congratulations to the NTI thoracic surgeons who are also recognized as a high-performing service for Lung Cancer! This is true testament to our great team of physicians, nurses, and OR staff.
Department: Maternal Fetal Medicine
Time: 12/1/2017 --> 12/1/2020
Description: AIUM ultrasound practice accreditation is a voluntary peer review process that allows practices to demonstrate that they meet or exceed nationally recognized standards in the performance and interpretation of diagnostic ultrasound examinations. The accreditation process encourages providers of diagnostic ultrasound services to assess their strengths and weaknesses and initiate changes to improve their practices. Practices accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine have demonstrated competency in every aspect of their operation, including:
Department: Primary Care, Arizona Service Area
Time: August 2017
Description: PCMH accreditation signifies that a provider has become an advanced primary care practice. This designation means that the practice has undergone a transformation in quality and safety enhancement and has established a foundation for coordination across the continuum of care. It offers extended hours, care management to patients with chronic illnesses, behavioral health integration, or other service. PCMH describes a practice that: