Magruder Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits nearly 15,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care.
Accreditation is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting certain performance standards. To earn and maintain The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of ApprovalTM, an organization must undergo an on-site survey by a Joint Commission survey team at least every three years.
Magruder Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital. This designation was received on December 1, 2002.
The Laboratory is accredited by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks).
Magruder's Imaging Services Department is accredited in Mammography by the American College of Radiology (ARC). The ARC awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of its practice. Board-certified physicians and medical physicists conduct evaluations. They assess the qualifications of the personnel and the adequacy of facility equipment.
Magruder's Imaging Services Department and its Nuclear Medicine service also go through routine inspections from the Ohio Department of Health. At the conclusion of the last inspections, both areas were found to be compliant in all areas. Magruder was commended for the effort the hospital and staff have put into developing exceptional operating systems.
Magruder Hospital is a member of the following national, state and regional organizations: