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March 29, 2014
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Carson Tahoe earns Gold Seal of Approval

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center has recently earned Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, by demonstrating compliance national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The Joint Commission is the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.

“In achieving Joint Commission accreditation Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center has demonstrated its commitment to the highest level of care for patients,” said Mark G. Pelletier, R.N., M.S., chief operating officer, Division of Accreditation and Certification Operations, The Joint Commission, in a news release.

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center underwent unannounced five-day survey. A team of Joint Commission surveyors evaluated the medical center for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control, leadership and medication management. Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center met and exceeded all requirements throughout the evaluation.

“Since 1955, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center has been awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission, demonstrating our unwavering dedication to the highest level of health care in our region,” said Ed Epperson, president and CEO of Carson Tahoe Health. “We will continue to strive for award-winning distinction for the unparalleled service and standards that patients have come to know and expect.”

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