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Accreditations and awards

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

2018 Gold Plus Stroke Award

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize Iredell Health System's commitment to patient care.

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recognize Iredell Memorial for achieving 85 percent or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement Indicators for consecutive 12-month intervals and 75 percent or higher compliance with 5 of 8 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Quality measures to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.

Diabetes program

Our diabetes self-management training program is certified by the American Diabetes Association.

Cancer program

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 healthcare 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.

Wound care

The Iredell Wound and Hyperbaric Center annually receives 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.

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Distinction Center+ for Hips and Knees, as well as Maternity Care.

Patient satisfaction

Iredell Memorial uses National Research Corporation 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 satisfaction awards.

How are we doing?

Find out by reading the most recent quality report compiled by the North Carolina Hospital Association.

Accreditations

Iredell Memorial Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital is also certified as a Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer.

Iredell Memorial is also a member of:
North Carolina Hospital Association and 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.

Notice:
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.

Iredell Health System is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all human resource practices in compliance with federal, state and local civil rights and employment legislation. Accordingly, Iredell Health System considers all applicants for employment equally, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, gender identity or sexual orientation, and provides them with an opportunity to progress in the organization consistent with their skills and interests.