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Awards and Accreditations
GEDA AWARD

The Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) program is an ACEP-governed national accreditation organization which strives to improve the care of older people presenting to the emergency department. This accreditation system promotes the goals quality of care for older people: enhanced staffing and education; geriatric-focused policies and protocols including transitions of care; quality improvement and metrics; and optimal preparation of the physical environment.

Holy Cross Hospital has been awarded Best Regional Hospital by US News in the specialties of Geriatrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics and Urology (2011-2012 & 2012-2013).

Program Cert Logo Cardiac Rehab Certification

Holy Cross Hospital has been certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Echocardiography Accreditation by the IAC

Holy Cross Hospital has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the areas of Adult Transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).

U.S. News & World Report Names Holy Cross Hospital Among Nation’s Top High Performing Hospitals in Heart Bypass Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2015).Holy Cross was the only hospital in Florida to ahieve this accomplishment.

The Joint Commission Hospital Quality Logo

The Joint Commission set the standards by which health care quality is measured in America and around the world.

heart failure award

Holy Cross Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.

Joint Commission Certified Advanced Heart Failure Program Logo

Holy Cross Hospital is a Joint Commission Certified Advanced Heart Failure Program (2015).

Holy Cross Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines grounded in the latest scientific evidence.

Holy Cross Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.