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Quality & Patient Safety

With a focus on delivering compassionate care of the highest quality and safety for every patient, every time, Mount Nittany Health is proud to be nationally recognized with top honors in clinical care, patient safety and overall performance across the health system.

We recruit the best and brightest employees, offer continuing education opportunities and set standards for the highest quality in healthcare interactions.

We deliver state-of-the-art care in an environment of safety. We also adhere to—and strive to exceed—national accreditation standards.

We have been recognized with:

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 5-Star hospital rating (2019 & 2020)

  • Gold Seal of approval from Joint Commission

  • Licensed (PA Department of Health)

  • Accreditation for cardiac rehabilitation – American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)

  • Titanium designation from HAP for Gift of Life program

  • Advanced Certification - Primary Stroke Center (The Joint Commission Gold Seal)

  • Anticoagulation Clinic Center of Excellence (The Anticoagulation Forum)

  • Cardiac Catheterization Services (Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence)

  • Accreditation Echocardiography Lab (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission – IAC)

  • Accreditation Vascular testing (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission – IAC)

  • Accredited Outpatient Diabetes Education (American Diabetes Association) and (American Association of Diabetes Educators)

  • Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver Award to EMS department (American Heart Association)

  • Accreditation in Ultrasound (American College of Radiology)

  • Accreditation in Sleep Management Program (American Academy of Sleep Medicine)

  • Accreditation with commendation in Cancer Program (Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons)

  • Screening Center of Excellence – Lung Cancer Screening program (Lung Cancer Alliance)

  • Lung Cancer Screening Center – MNMC Radiology department (American College of Radiology)

  • Accreditation in Laboratory (College of American Pathologists & American Association of Blood Banks)

  • Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition for primary care (National Committee for Quality Assurance)

  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® program: Stroke Gold Plus

  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®: Target: Stroke™ Honor Roll Elite

  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®: Target: Type 2 DiabetesSM Honor Roll 

  • Accreditation of National Children’s Alliance – Children’s Advocacy Center

  • Mount Nittany Health social media (Healthcare Ad Awards)

  • MNMC Top performer in non-critical care in the Glycemic Control Electronic Quality Improvement Program (eQUIPS) for Fall 2020 (Society of Hospital Medicine)

  • For fall 2020, Mount Nittany Medical Center received a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade “A” – the highest grade given – from the Leapfrog Group.

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