Our physicians, staff and volunteers all work very hard to provide our
patients with compassionate, quality care. Our commitment is recognized
by the certifications and accreditations that we regularly achieve.
Gold Plus Stroke Award
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognizes
Iredell Health System's commitment to patient care.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize
Iredell Memorial for achieving 85% or higher adherence to all Get with
the Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement Indicators for consecutive
12-month intervals and 75% or higher compliance with 5 pf 8 Get with the
Guidelines® Stroke Quality measures to improve quality of patient
care and outcomes.
Our diabetes self-management training program is certified by the American
The hospital's cancer program is accredited with Commendation as a
Community Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons
Commission on Cancer
The Joint Commission
Iredell Memorial Hospital and Iredell Home Health are fully accredited
by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit
organization and is governed by a board that includes physicians, nurses,
and consumers. It sets the standards by which health care quality is measured
in America and around the world.
Stroke Center Certification
The Joint Commission has certified Iredell Memorial Hospital as a Primary
Stroke Center for our long-term success in improving the outcomes of stroke patients.
Our designation as a Primary Stroke Center means we have:
- A trained team that can quickly diagnose and treat stroke patients
- Established protocols in evaluating stroke patients
- Technologies to diagnose and treat stroke patients
- Ongoing education to stay abreast of innovations in stroke treatment
- A proven record for long-term success in improving outcomes
When a stroke strikes, every second counts. Stroke is the third leading
cause of death in the United States. Quick diagnosis and treatment are
critical to surviving a stroke. Visit the Joint Commission web site.
The Iredell Wound and Hyperbaric Center received the Robert A. Warriner
III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, because it has met the Center of
Distinction quality standards for two consecutive years.
Iredell Memorial uses Professional Research Consultants to randomly survey
patients shortly after their discharge from the hospital. Our scores are
sufficient to earn some of our nursing units four-star and five-star patient
Iredell Memorial is also a member of: North Carolina Hospital Association & American Hospital Association
Licensed by: The State of North Carolina
Certified by: The Department of Health and Human Services for participation in the Medicare
and Medicaid Programs.
Individuals shall be accorded impartial access to treatment or accommodations
that are available or medically indicated, regardless of race, creed,
gender, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, sexual
orientation, or source of payment.