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Accreditations & Recognitions

ACCREDITATIONS

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
Frisbie Memorial Hospital's Sleep Center and Diagnostics is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). To receive a five-year accreditation, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designed by the AASM. The accreditation process involves detailed inspection of a center's facility and staff, including an evaluation of testing procedures, patient contacts, and physician training. Additionally, the facility's goals must be clearly stated and include plans for positively affecting the quality of medical care in the community it serves.

American College of Radiology (ACR)
Frisbie Memorial Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT), Ultrasound and in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field.

American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)


Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

College of American Pathologists (CAP)
Frisbie Memorial Hospital Laboratory was recognized and congratulated for the excellence of the services being provided. The College of American Pathologists (CAP) Laboratory Accreditation Program is recognized by the federal government as being equal to or more stringent than the government's own inspection program.

During the CAP accreditation process, inspectors examine the laboratory's records and quality control of procedures for the preceding two years. CAP inspectors also examine laboratory staff qualifications, as well as the laboratory's equipment, facilities, safety program and record, in addition to the overall management of the library.

RECOGNITIONS

Harvard Pilgrim Hospital Honor Roll
Harvard Pilgrim's Hospital Honor Roll recognizes those adult, acute care hospitals whose performance was among the top 25% of those measured nationally on a set of composite quality and patient experience measures, as reported by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Hospital Compare. Frisbie has received this honor for the past 2 years.

American Diabetes Association Recognizes Frisbie's Diabetes Education Program
The Diabetes and Endocrine Center at Frisbie Memorial Hospital diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The program was originally awarded in 2008. This program offers high-quality education services to the patients it serves.

The ADA Education Recognition effort, begun in the fall of 1986, is a voluntary process which assures that approved education programs have met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs. Programs that achieve Recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable health professionals who can provide state-of-the-art information about diabetes management for participants.

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
The Diabetes and Endocrine Center at Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Matt Kamil, MD, received recognition from the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program for providing quality care for patients with diabetes. To receive this recognition, clinical performance must meet the following care measures: eye exams, blood pressure tests, nutrition therapy and patient satisfaction.

MEMBERSHIPS

New Hampshire Hospital Association
Visiting Hospital Association

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