Joint Commission -St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission- the nation’s preeminent hospital accreditation body. This accreditation, which was recently renewed in September 2013, is granted following Joint Commission’s evaluation of the hospital’s performance in patient safety, quality of care and other key areas.
Chest Pain Center Accreditation - St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a professional organization focused on improving care for patients with acute coronary syndromes and teaching the public to recognize and react to the early symptoms of a possible heart attack.
Echocardiography Accreditation - St. Elizabeth's Hospital is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), which grants accreditation to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review.
EDAP, Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, is a designation from the Illinois Department of Public Health noting the Emergency Department is equipped to care for critically ill or injured patients and is designed specifically for children. Staff are specially trained to care for the special needs of children in an emergency setting.
Emergent Stroke Ready Hospital, is a designation from the Illinois Department of Public Health noting that St. Elizabeth's Hospital is adhering to written emergency stroke protocols and has the ability, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide immediate, advanced stroke treatments and interventions.
Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories - St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Vascular Laboratory achieved accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) for its commitment to providing a high level of patient care and quality testing for the diagnosis of vascular disease.
CARF - St. Elizabeth’s 40-bed in-patient rehabilitation unit is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), a nonprofit organization conducts thorough evaluations of rehabilitation centers to ensure they conform to nationally recognized service standards, meet rigorous guidelines for service and quality, and focus on delivering the most favorable results for their patients.
Sleep Center Accreditation - The Southern Illinois Sleep Disorders Center at St. Elizabeth's Hospital is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. It is the first accredited sleep center in Southern Illinois and one of only five accredited sleep centers in the St. Louis metro area.
Laboratory Accreditations - The hospital’s Pathology Lab is certified by the College of American Pathologists and licensed by CMS. The Blood Gases Lab is certified by COLA, a physician-directed organization that promotes excellence in laboratory medicine and patient care.
Vascular Lab - The Vascular Lab at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, which treats patients for vascular diseases, is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories.
American College of Radiology (ACR) Accreditation for our mammography program.