Awards & Accreditations

Glens Falls Hospital is proud to have earned independent third-party accreditations from some of the most distinguished health care organizations in the country.

Awards & Recognition

  • NYS Department of Health Designation – Center of Excellence for Alzheimer ’s Disease
  • NYS Department of Health Designation – New York State Stroke Center
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award
  • American Heart Association – Mission: Lifeline – STEMI Receiving Center BRONZE Achievement Award Hospital
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield – Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care – The Joyce Stock Snuggery
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) – Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognized (8 regional medical centers)
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) – Carotid Artery Stenting Facility
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) – Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Participant

Accreditations

DNV-GL Accredited Hospital for Quality and Patient Safety

Glens Falls Hospital

Accrediting body: DNV GL

Accreditation: Accredited Hospital for Quality and Patient Safety

By earning accreditation from DNV GL – Healthcare, Glens Falls Hospital has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV GL’s accreditation program is the only one to integrate the ISO 9001 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. DNV GL is a world-leading certification body that operates in more than 100 countries.

Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program

C.R. Wood Cancer Center

Accrediting body: American College of Surgeons

Accreditation: Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program

A Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program is a facility that handles 650 or more newly diagnosed cancer cases each year and provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services on site or by referral. The members of the medical staff are board certified in the major medical specialties, including oncology where available, and participation in clinical research is required.

College of American Pathologists (CAP) Accredited

Laboratory Services

Accrediting body: College of American Pathologists

Accreditation: CAP Accredited

CAP Accreditation is awarded to laboratories that meet the standards of the College’s Commission on Laboratory Accreditation.

American College of Radiology (ACR) logo

Medical Imaging/Radiology

Accrediting body: American College of Radiology

Accreditation: Accreditation of Ultrasound, CT Scanner, PET Scanner, and MRI

ACR accredits facilities in ten different imaging modalities. The ACR offers programs in all modalities now mandated for accreditation under the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) as well as under the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).

American Association of Diabetes Educators logo

The Regional Diabetes and Nutrition Center

Accrediting body: American Association of Diabetes Educators

Accreditation: Self-Management Education Classes

Accreditation is awarded to programs that meet the national standards for Diabetes-Self Management Education and Support set forth by the AADE Diabetes Education Accreditation program.

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) - Echocardiography Accredited Facility

Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Cardiology

Accrediting body: Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Accreditation: Adult Transthoracic

Accreditation by the IAC means that Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Cardiology have undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review.

IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Echocardiography.

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) - Vascular Testing

Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Cardiology

Accrediting body: Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Accreditation: Vascular Testing, including Extracranial Cerebrovascular Testing and Peripheral Venous Testing

Accreditation by the IAC means that Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Cardiology have undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review.

IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Vascular Testing.

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) - Echocardiography Accredited Facility

Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Cardiology

Accrediting body: Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Accreditation: Echocardiography

Accreditation by the IAC means that Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Cardiology have undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review.

IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Echocardiography.

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) - Nuclear Cardiology Accredited Facility

Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Cardiology

Accrediting body: Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Accreditation: Nuclear Cardiology

Accreditation by the IAC means that Glens Falls Hospital and Adirondack Cardiology have undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review.

IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Nuclear Cardiology.

Sleep Center Program for In-Lab and In-Home Sleep Testing

Glens Falls Hospital Sleep Disorders Center

Accrediting body: American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Accreditation: Sleep Center Program for In-Lab and In-Home Sleep Testing

Achieving American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) accreditation demonstrates a sleep medicine provider’s commitment to high quality, patient-centered care through adherence to the AASM Standards for Accreditation.

American College of Radiation Oncology - Accredited Practice

C. R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital

Accrediting body: American College of Radiation Oncology

Accreditation: Radiation Therapy

This practice has met the requirements established by the American College of Radiation Oncology necessary for high quality care and the safety of patients undergoing radiation therapy.

American College of Radiology - Mammography Accredited Facility

Glens Falls Hospital Breast Center

Accrediting body: American College of Radiation

Accreditation: Mammography Accreditation Program (Breast Center)

The Mammography Accreditation Program provides facilities with peer review and constructive feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, image quality and radiation dose. The Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) requires all U.S. mammography facilities to be accredited.

:American College of Radiology - Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

Glens Falls Hospital

Accrediting Body: American College of Radiology (ARC)

Accreditation: Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

The ACR recognizes breast imaging centers that have earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound, ultrasound guided breast biopsy and breast MRI. This peer review has determined that this facility has achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.

Accredited Practice Transition Program with distinction - American Nurses Credentialing center

Nurse Residency Program at Glens Falls Hospital

Accrediting Body: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Accreditation: Practice Transition Program with Distinction

The ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation validates hospital residency programs that transition registered nurses (RNs) into practice settings that meet rigorous, evidence-based standards for quality and excellence. Nurses in accredited transition programs, like the Nurse Residency Program at Glens Falls Hospital, experience curricula that promote the acquisition of knowledge, skills and professional behaviors necessary to deliver safe, high-quality care.

Hanyes Commitment to Excellence C2X 2019

Glens Falls Hospital

Awarding Body: The Healthcare Association of New York State

Award: HANYS Commitment to Excellence 

The Healthcare Association of New York State Commitment to Excellence initiative is designed to showcase New York healthcare organizations’ significant and ongoing commitment to quality and patient safety. New York’s healthcare providers are working together to improve patient care, the patient experience and clinical and operational outcomes. C2X℠ provides a forum for healthcare providers to profess their dedication to learn and stay on the cutting edge of healthcare practices and use their combined knowledge, expertise and best practices to achieve healthcare excellence.