Accreditation and Awards
THE JOINT COMMISSION
Rapid City Regional Hospital and Home Care have once again earned The Joint Commission's Gold
Seal of Approval™, a three-year accreditation, by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety.
Effective Date: November 12, 2011
Primary Stroke Care Center Certification from The Joint Commission,
THE JOINT COMMISSION
the nation's leading health care evaluation and accreditation organization. Rapid City Regional Hospital is among a handful of hospitals in America to earn this "gold standard
Effective Date: February 22, 2013
THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
The American Heart Association recognized Rapid City Regional Hospital for achieving at least one year of 85% or higher adherence to all Get With The Guidelines
program heart failure quality indicators to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.
The Regional Rehabilitation Institute
COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION OF REHABILITATION FACILITIES
was recently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its Inpatient Rehabilitation - Hospital: Adults, Children and Adolescents, and Stroke programs. Regional Rehabilitation Institute received a three-year
, which represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF DIABETES EDUCATORS
Diabetes Self-Management Education Program, Regional Health Physicians-Endocrinology, has been accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
Effective: February 2013 - February 2017
COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS
Rapid City Regional Hospital's Clinical Laboratory and Respiratory Therapy Laboratory have been awarded a two-year accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP Accreditation Program is recognized by the Federal Government as being equal to or more stringent than the government's own inspection program.
Effective: October 2012
ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Rapid City Regional Hospital's Family Medicine Residency Program received continued full accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) on May 20, 2013.
THE COMPLIANCE TEAM
Regional Home Medical Equipment has received the Exemplary Provider™ Certificate of Accreditation from The Compliance Team, Inc., a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved healthcare accrediting body based in Spring House, Penn.
Effective: April 2013 (midterm)