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Excellence in care affirmed with more than a dozen quality awards

Exceptional quality care does not happen by chance.

In the last year, the care delivered through CharterCARE’s hospital and nursing home affiliates was affirmed with more than a dozen quality awards, accreditations, and certifications. These awards were delivered by the country’s leading health care accrediting agencies like The Joint Commission, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Nurses Association.

Roger Williams Medical Center, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, and Elmhurst Extended Care were recognized for safety, positive patient outcomes, and excellent clinical care. The programs that received recognition for quality in 2015 included cancer, nursing, weight loss surgery, stroke, orthopaedic surgery, sleep medicine, diabetes, laboratory medicine, and elder care.  And the first half of 2016 brought even more quality recognition with the following awards:

“These national quality awards and accreditations reflect our uncompromised commitment to excellence in patient care,” said Lester Schindel, CEO of CharterCARE. “Delivering safe, high quality care is the most important promise we make to our patients and their families.”

Among the certifications and accreditations achieved over the past year:

Roger Williams Medical Center:

Our Lady of Fatima Hospital:

Elmhurst Extended Care: