Good Samaritan Hospital Awarded Brain Tumor Certification from The Joint Commission

10/15/18 News Article

TriHealth’s Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, announced today that is the first hospital in the Midwest and the third in the country to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Brain Tumor Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Good Samaritan Hospital underwent a rigorous on-site review in which Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with disease-specific care standards and brain tumor-specific requirements. They also assessed clinical practice guidelines and performance measures.

Joint Commission Certification provides an opportunity for staff to develop their skills and knowledge. Achieving certification provides the clinical team with common goals and a concrete validation of their combined efforts.

CommonSpirit Health Chosen as Name for New System
CommonSpirit Health Chosen as Name for New System NOV 15, 2018

Two leading U.S. health systems – Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health – who announced a Definitive Agreement to combine their health ministries in December 2017, have chosen “CommonSpirit Health” as the name of their new organization. The two systems expect to complete the transaction by the end of 2018.

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Advancing Health Care Together
Advancing Health Care Together NOV 08, 2018

We are pleased to share that Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, based in California, plan to create a new, nonprofit Catholic health system focused on creating healthier communities.

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CHI Memorial Earns Center of Excellence Designation for Melanoma Treatment
CHI Memorial Earns Center of Excellence Designation for Melanoma Treatment OCT 23, 2018

CHI Memorial, Chattanooga, TN, has received the Melanoma Hope Network Center of Excellence designation, one of only 17 centers in the country, and the only one in Tennessee. This designation recognizes melanoma treatment centers and physicians that offer exceptional care, knowledge and compassion to patients diagnosed with advanced melanoma.

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