REDDING, Calif., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Shasta Regional Medical Center has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(TM). By demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety, Shasta Regional Medical Center has been awarded its full accreditation.
The Joint Commission conducted an unannounced, initial on-site evaluation of Shasta Regional Medical Center on November 24th - November 25th, 2008. Following a rigorous survey, the Joint Commission awarded a full accreditation of the hospital in complying with the state-of-the-art patient care and safety standards established by the nation's leading healthcare accreditation agency.
"Shasta Regional Medical Center is creating new benchmarks for quality healthcare in a very short period under the management of Prime Healthcare Services," said Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman of the Board, "We welcome the Joint Commissions' accreditation as a strong statement of our commitment and efforts in improving the patient care quality and safety," continued Dr. Prem Reddy, "We sincerely thank all the physicians, nurses and employees of Shasta Regional Medical Center for achieving this coveted recognition."
"Shasta Regional Medical Center's approval by the Joint Commission truly exemplifies the quality of the physicians, nurses, and ancillary staff that have persevered through an exceptionally tumultuous period of time," states Richard A. Martinez, M.D., Chief of Medical Staff for Shasta Regional Medical Center. "Change is always difficult but along with the commitment of Prime Healthcare, I hope to see the local community embrace Shasta Regional Medical Center with the knowledge that quality and safety remain our utmost priority."
"We as members of the community and as your physicians of Redding at
Shasta Regional Medical Center are very delighted at the most recent results
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