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Quality & safety

Nationally recognized care and services at Haymarket Medical Center

In today’s healthcare environment, we understand that you have choices and we want you to know that we strive to provide the best quality to our communities. Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, an independent organization that evaluates healthcare organization performance in areas that most affect patient health and safety. Haymarket Medical Center has also earned recognition from various national health care organizations governing safety, patient care and quality of services.

We have been recognized for our quality care and services by:

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) accreditation

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) is a global leader in standards development, accreditation and implementation of quality systems in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. Haymarket Medical Center has achieved AABB accreditation by demonstrating the highest standard of care for patients, donors and products in all aspects of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, transplantation and testing promoted by the Accreditation Program.

Nationally accredited Chest Pain Center

American College of Cardiology (ACC) Chest Pain Accreditation recognized Haymarket Medical Center as a national accredited Chest Pain Center for our efforts in bringing together a multidisciplinary team of medical specialists, such as EMS, emergency medicine, cardiology, clinicians, administrators, doctors and nurses to improve our clinical processes for the early assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and atrial fibrillation within our emergency treatment facilities. Accredited hospitals have achieved a higher level of expertise when dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack.

American College of Radiology recognition

The American College of Radiology has recognized our radiology practices for a variety of key services following a third-party, impartial peer review and evaluation of our patient care, staff, equipment, treatment planning and records, patient safety and quality control activities. Recognized services include CT, mammography, MRI, nuclear medicine and ultrasound.

College of American Pathologists Accreditation Program

College of American Pathologists (CAP) Accreditation Program is the leading organization of board-certified pathologists serving patients, pathologists and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. The Laboratory Accreditation Program inspects a variety of laboratory settings covering an array of disciplines and testing procedures to assure our patients they can count on our pathology and laboratory medicine for accurate diagnoses and consistent quality of their test results.

MSQA Certification

FDA Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) annually inspects Haymarket Medical Center to make sure we meet certification criteria set by the FDA providing our patients with highest quality in mammography services. MSQA certification assures patients that we meet excellence in mammography services for early breast cancer detection, which can lead to early treatment through a wide range of treatment options and improved outcomes for our patients.

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories accreditation

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories has accredited Haymarket Medical Center for vascular testing. The IAC programs for accreditation are dedicated to ensuring quality patient care and promoting healthcare to support one common mission: Improving healthcare through accreditation.

Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) has nationally recognized our bariatric surgery program as an accredited Bariatric Surgery Center. MBSAQIP standards ensure that our bariatric surgical patients receive a multidisciplinary program, not just a surgical procedure, to improve their outcomes and long-term success. Our accredited center offers preoperative and postoperative care designed specifically for severely obese patients. This recognition affirms that our facility provides the highest level of quality and compassionate care provided by expertly trained team members who care for patients struggling with severe obesity.

Vizient Outstanding Performer Award

Vizient Hospital Engagement Network has given its Outstanding Performer Award to Haymarket Medical Center. Vizient Hospital Engagement Network is a national network of not-for-profit healthcare organizations working to improve quality and to reduce hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions. National recognition as an Outstanding Performer recognizes hospitals for their efforts to improve in 10 areas of focus ranging from falls and surgical site infections to readmissions.