Accreditation and Awards

The following Davis Health System facilities are accredited by The Joint Commission:

Davis Medical Center • Davis Medical Center Laboratory
Cancer Care Center • Women’s HealthCare
Direct Care of Parsons • DMH Cardiac Rehabilitation Center
Davis Sleep Solutions • Pain Management Clinic

Cancer Care Center

The Cancer Care Center is accredited by the National Commission on Cancer with 8 commendations granted during our first survey and is the 12th Cancer Center in WV to receive this prestigious recognition. The Cancer Care Center was additionally granted the Outstanding Achievement Award during its first survey, based on the number of commendations.

DMC Radiology Mammography Unit

DMC Radiology Mammography Unit is accredited by the American College of Radiology.

DMC Cardiac Rehabilitation Center

DMC Cardiac Rehabilitation Center has earned accreditation by the (AACVPR) American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Davis Medical Center Endoscopy Unit

The DMC Endoscopy Unit received a Certificate of Recognition from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality in endoscopy. DMC is only 1 of 46 hospitals in the country to receive this recognition and the only hospital in West Virginia.

Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)

Health Center Pharmacy
Community Care Pharmacy
Tygart Valley Pharmacy
HomePlus is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) .

Additional Awards for HomePlus:

  • Premier Campaign Participant Certificate of Excellence – HHQI National Campaign 2011-2011. Home Health Quality Insights (HHQI) and the West Virginia Medical Institute recognized HomePlus- Home Health for having one of the lowest acute care hospitalization rates in the nation. HomePlus-Home Health was featured in the January 2010 National Best Practice Intervention Package (NBIP) Fundamentals of Reducing Acute Care Hospitalization Success Stories
     
  • Home Care Elite Award of Excellence 2010- Home Health received the Home Care Elite Award of Excellence for the 5th consecutive year. The 2010 Home Care Elite honors the top 25% of home health agencies in quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance measures.

Employee Wellness Awards 2010 recipients of:

  • WV Tobacco Free 2010 Champion
  • National 2010 NEWW Silver Award

Other Quality Programs

Joint Commission Flu Challenge- 2011-2012 Silver Award Recipients

Certificate of achievement in recognition for achieving a flu vaccination rate between 85-94% among our employees for the 2011-12 flu season.

The West Virginia Governor’s Award for Life 2012- for Outstanding Support of Tissue and Corneal Donation

2015 Get With the Guidelines Gold Award for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

2014 Get With the Guidelines Gold Award for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

2013 Get With the Guidelines Bronze Award for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

2013 PRC Healthcare Excellence Award- Dr. Amanda Pennington Pediatric Practice

Davis Health System voluntarily participates in numerous state and national programs that monitor and report on healthcare quality, including:

  • CMS Hospital Quality Initiative
  • The Joint Commission Quality Reporting
  • American Heart Association- Get With the Guidelines Program for Resuscitation
  • West Virginia Tobacco-Free Hospital Initiative
  • Midas Event Reporting
  • AHRQ Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
  • Regional Training Center for the American Heart Association
  • American Hospital Association and Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) Hospital Engagement Network: Partnership for Patients Initiative
  • National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI)


“Mothers and Newborns” Quality Initiatives Recognized

Davis Medical Center (DMC) Family Birthing Center received three honors for their successful participation in West Virginia Perinatal Partnership initiatives, including:

• The Kangaroo Care Initiative which improves breastfeeding rates and the health of mothers and babies by encouraging infants and mothers to be skin-to-skin immediately following delivery.

•  The Partnership for OB Safety and Harm Reduction which is an interdisciplinary simulation and quality improvement initiative.

•  The First Baby Initiative which recognizes teams for achieving a 5% or less induction rate of first time mothers under 39 weeks gestation.