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Joint Comission

Jackson Hospital is Fully Accredited by The Joint Commission

Jackson Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, and as such, agrees to undergo an unannounced accreditation survey by The Joint Commission at any time.  

Jackson Hospital Becomes 1st Hospital in Alabama Certified in Spinal Surgery

The Joint Commission has awarded Jackson Hospital with its gold seal of approval for spine surgery. Jackson Hospital is the 1st hospital in Alabama to receive this distinction. To earn the seal, the hospital demonstrated compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for quality and safety in spine surgery. The certification awards the hospital's dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.

Jackson Hospital becomes 1st AMI-Certified hospital in Alabama

The Joint Commission has awarded Jackson Hospital with its gold seal of approval for heart attack care. To earn the seal, the hospital demonstrated compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for quality and safety in heart attack care. The certification awards the hospital's dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission's state-of-the-art standards.

Jackson Hospital is an Advanced Primary Stroke CenterPrimary Stroke Center

The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, has recognized Jackson Hospital with an Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Achievement of Primary Stroke Center Certification signifies an organization's dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients. Jackson Hospital's Primary Stroke Center Certification has demonstrated that their program meets critical elements of performance to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes for stroke patients. Jackson Hospital is also recognized as a Level 2 Stroke Center in the state's Southeast Regional Pilot Acute Stroke System (SRPASS).

Jackson Hospital is a Level 3 Trauma Center

Trauma centers are hospitals committed to providing a full range of care for severely injured patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Jackson Hospital participates in Alabama's Trauma System and is designated as a Level 3 Trauma Center.

Jackson Hospital is a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®Key Quality Measures

The Joint Commission's Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® recognizes accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals that attain and sustain excellence in accountability measure performance. Jackson Hospital was recognized in the following areas:

  • Heart attack.    
  • Heart failure.     
  • Pneumonia.
  • Surgical care.

Jackson Hospital is a Medal of Honor Recipient for Organ Donation

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Jackson Hospital with a silver Medal of Honor for organ donation. Jackson Hospital works directly with the Alabama Organ Center and Donate Life America and is one of four hospitals in Alabama that received a medal of honor for achieving and sustaining national goals for donation, including a donation rate of 75 percent or more of eligible donors at the facilities.

Jackson Hospital is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Tier 1 HospitalTier 1 Hospital

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has developed a tiered network of hospitals within the state of Alabama. Hospitals are categorized into 1 of 3 tiers, based on their performance in 3 primary areas of interest. Jackson Hospital is designated as Tier 1 and is recognized as having attained the highest level of compliance across these areas:

  • Fiscal measures.  
  • Quality measures.  
  • Outcomes measures.