Methodist Germantown Awarded Certification From Joint Commission

Published On 12/14/2011

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Certified as a Primary Stroke Center and several disease-specific programs

Germantown, Tenn. - Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as a Primary Stroke Center and The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification of disease-specific programs for acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), hip replacement surgery, and knee replacement surgery. 

“We are proud to be recognized by The Joint Commission for the quality care we provide our patients,” said William Kenley, CEO, Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. “We have made a commitment to deliver the highest level of care to our patients and these certifications confirm our hard work and dedication to excellence.” 

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care. In order to receive certification, hospitals undergo a rigorous on-site survey to evaluate compliance with nationally developed standards of care pertaining to each specific area of care.