Awards & Accreditations
Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Mineral Area Regional Medical Center (MARMC) offers community focused healthcare services in Farmington, MO. The people of MARMC have dedicated themselves to providing the highest quality of health care to the people of St. Francois County, MO and the surrounding areas. Today, our physicians, nurses, and other professionals take great pride in our hospital’s inviting atmosphere and the quality of its services. Accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Mineral Area Regional Medical Center offers an extensive range of medical and surgical services. The AOA’s Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) has been providing medical facilities with an objective review of their services since 1945. The program is recognized nationally by the federal government, state governments, insurance carriers and managed care organizations. Our Health Facilities Accreditation Program by AOA powerfully demonstrates our commitment to meet the highest national standards for quality and safety.
Cardiologists on MARMC’s Medical Staff have been continuously involved in national as well as international landmark studies conducted to compare various medications in the effectiveness of treatment on cardiac patients. In addition, the medical center is periodically involved in Health Care Quality Improvement Projects, statewide cardiology studies sponsored by the Missouri Foundation for Medical Quality.
Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program
Our mammography program meets all of the guidelines set by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA.) More than 9,000 FDA-certified facilities nationwide work to uphold the goal of the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 as amended in 1998: to ensure the safety and reliability of mammography and help detect breast cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages. Click here to find out more about this important mammography program.
To find out more about what it means when you choose an ACR facility, click here. Facilities with this logo are Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence. They have demonstrated excellence in breast imaging by successfully achieving accreditation in Mammography.
Mineral Area’s Open MRI
It is an American College of Radiology certified department.
Congress passed the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) in 1988 establishing quality standards for all laboratory testing to ensure the accuracy, reliability and timeliness of patient test results regardless of where the test was performed. Our lab is CLIA licensed. Click here to find out more about the important lab guidelines set forth by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and administered by The Joint Commission Laboratory Accreditation.
Mineral Area Regional Medical Center Earns An Excellence Through Insight Award for Overall Physician Satisfaction
Farmington, MO. April 10, 2011. Mineral Area Regional Medical Center (MARMC) has been named a 2011 Excellence through lnsight award recipient in the category of “Overall Physician Satisfaction” by HealthStream Research, the research business group of HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM). A formal presentation of the award will be made during HealthStream’s Client Summit on May 5, 2011, in Nashville, Tennessee. Specifically, the hospital is being honored for “Most Improved Overall Physician Satisfaction” in the medium hospital category.
“On behalf of all of our staff members, I am honored to accept this recognition,” said Jeannette Skinner, CEO. “We believe it not only recognizes Mineral Area’s commitment to excellence in medical staff relations but to patient satisfaction as well since together our employees and our physicians work as a team to care for our community.”
“At HealthStream Research, we are honored to work with hospitals that are committed to providing excellent patient experiences. That is why we are delighted to recognize Mineral Area Regional Medical Center as a hospital at the top of its class for physician satisfaction. Their dedication to providing the highest standards not only benefits the hospital, but the way healthcare is perceived and valued by the community. We applaud Mineral Area Regional Medical Center’s high-level commitment to excellence in healthcare and are pleased to recognize their achievement through our presentation of an ‘Excellence through Insight’ award,” said J. Edward Pearson, president of HealthStream Research.
To qualify for an award, a hospital must have been a medical staff satisfaction client of HealthStream Research in 2010, scored at least in the 75th percentile or higher, and conducted a minimum of 50 physician surveys. MARMC was chosen for showing the most improvement in medical staff satisfaction from among HealthStream Research’s clients, as well as exceeding industry standards.
About Mineral Area Regional Medical Center
Proudly serving Saint Francois County and surrounding county residents since 1952, Mineral Area Regional Medical Center is a 135-bed acute-care hospital, accredited by The American Osteopathic Association. The hospital offers emergency services, with Intensive and Medical/Surgical Care Units, Obstetrics Unit, diagnostic imaging, Behavioral Health and inpatient and outpatient surgical services. MARMC is a part of the Capella Healthcare family of hospitals. For more information about MARMC, visit the website at www.MARMC.net
HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM) is a leading provider of learning and research solutions for the healthcare industry, transforming insight into action to deliver outcomes-based results for healthcare organizations. Through its research products, healthcare executives gain valuable insight about patients’ experiences, workforce challenges, physician relations, and community perceptions of their services. Based in Nashville, TN, HealthStream also has offices in Baltimore, MD and Franklin, TN. For more information about HealthStream’s learning and research solutions, visit www.healthstream.com
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