Accreditations, Certifications

Baptist's commitment to service means adhering to high standards in every aspect of patient care. Because of this, we seek membership with organizations whose purpose is to ensure that all members provide high quality care and services. Membership with these organizations is voluntary. Following are some of Baptist's accredited or certified programs, along with accrediting or certifying body:

  • Baptist Medical Center, Joint Commission (JC)
  • Birthplace, JC Disease-Specific Certification in the areas of Pre-Term Labor and Prematurity
  • Baptist Breast Health Services, Outpatient Infusion and Radiation Oncology, JC Disease-Specific Care Certification for Breast Cancer
  • Baptist for Women, Center for Breast Health, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
  • Baptist Cardiovascular Services, JC Disease-Specific Care Certification in the areas of Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Failure; The Society of Chest Pain Centers for the care of patients with chest pain ; 2008 Sustained "Get With the Guidelines" for Heart Failure; Accredited in Outpatient Cardiovascular Rehabilitation by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Baptist Neuroscience Services, JC Disease-Specific Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center); Gold Plus Achievement Award in the Get With The Guidelines' Stroke program, by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
  • Baptist Restorative Care Hospital, JC
  • Diabetes Services, JC Inpatient Diabetes Certification (Advanced)
  • Ambulatory Care Services, JC
  • Cardiac Nuclear Stress, Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Nuclear Laboratories (ICANL)
  • Echocardiographic Laboratory, Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories
  • Laboratory Services, College of American Pathologists, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act, American Association of Blood Banks and Food & Drug Administration
  • Mammography Facilities, certified by the Food and Drug Administration and the American College of Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology, certified for Radiation Safety by the Mississippi State Board of Health
  • Sleep Disorders Center of Mississippi, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Vascular Lab, Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories

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