Awards and Honors

Annually, Fairfield Medical Center is recognized for exceeding the highest standards in patient care, education and research, ranking the hospital among the best in our area.

See below for information about some of the awards and honors we have received for delivering excellent care to our community.

 

Joint Commission Award
Fairfield Medical Center has received full hospital-wide accreditation from The Joint Commission, the nation’s standards setting and accrediting body in healthcare.

Fairfield Medical Center earned this award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure patients at a set level for a designated period. These measures include evaluation of the patient, proper use of medications and aggressive risk-reduction therapies. These would include ACE inhibitors/ARBs, beta-blockers, diuretics, anticoagulants and other appropriate therapies. Before patients are discharged, they also receive education on managing their heart failure and overall health, get a follow-up visit scheduled, as well as other transition interventions.

Certified Primary Stroke Center

The Certificate of Distinction for Primary Stroke Centers recognizes centers that follow the best practices for stroke care. Programs applying for advanced certification must meet the requirements for Disease-Specific Care Certification plus additional, clinically specific requirements and expectations.

American Heart Association Gold Receiving
The American Heart Association recognizes Fairfield Medical Center for achieving 85% or higher composite adherence to all Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 24-month intervals, 75% or higher compliance on all Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center quality measures, and First-Door to Device time of 120 minutes or less for transfers, to improve the quality of care for STEMI patients.

Commission on Cancer
Fairfield Medical Center's Cancer Center received accreditation with commendation from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.

Society of Cardiovascular Patient CareSociety of Cardiovascular Patient Care
Fairfield Medical Center has been recognized by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care for our commitment to leading the fight to eliminate heart disease.

American College of Cardiology Award
The award recognizes Fairfield Medical Center as having maintained a high level of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients. The registry is a partnership between the American College of Cardiology Foundation and American Heart Association that is also supported by the American College of Emergency Physicians, Society of Chest Pain Centers and Society of Hospital Medicine. ACTION Registry—GWTG empowers health care provider teams to consistently treat heart attack patients according to the most current, science-based guidelines.

American Diabetes Association Award
Fairfield Medical Center Diabetes Self-Management Program recently was awarded the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate, for the second time in a row, for a quality diabetes self-management education program. The certification is given every five years.

Programs that achieve recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable health professionals who can provide participants with comprehensive information about diabetes management.

FMC Amerinet Award
Fairfield Medical Center has been recognized by Amerinet, a leading national healthcare solutions organization, as an Amerinet Healthcare Achievement Award winner in the category of Quality and Patient Care Delivery or Patient Satisfaction.

Amerinet recognizes its members for their outstanding and innovative contributions to their patients, community and business partners in reducing healthcare costs, improving healthcare quality and serving the community.

FMC Hospital Safety Score
Fairfield Medical Center has been awarded its grade “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group for the sixth time in three years. This rating places the hospital among the top-performing medical centers in the nation for its patient safety standards.

 Ohio Hospital Association Award
Fairfield Medical Center was named as a Gold Partner in the Hospital Champions Partner Award. This was awarded for the Center going above and beyond to promote organ donation, increase organ donor registration and build community awareness.

Designed to go well beyond regulatory compliance, the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program helps laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care. The program is based on rigorous accreditation standards that are translated into detailed and focused checklist requirements.

Hospital General Surgery
The General Surgery Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries. Patients who have these procedures at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of dying or experiencing a complication during their hospital stay.

Hospital Joint Replacement
The Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in knee and hip replacement. Patients who have these surgeries at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of experiencing a complication during their hospital stay.

Hospital Vascular Surgery
The Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery. Patients who have these procedures at these nationally recognized hospitals have a lower risk of experiencing a complication during their hospital stay.

Hospital Women's Health
The Women’s Health Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for superior outcomes in care provided to women across 15 common in-hospital conditions and procedures. Women who receive care for these conditions and procedures at a hospital recognized with a Women’s Health Excellence Award have, on average, a lower risk of mortality and complications.