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Certifications

Certifying Novant Health's remarkable performance

Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center's national certifications recognize our exceptional efforts to provide remarkable care to our patients.

JCAHO accredited

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO, or The Joint Commission) accreditation involves evaluating a healthcare organization's performance in areas that most affect patient health and safety. 

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Accredited Chest Pain Center

Thomasville Medical Center has received the national designation of Accredited Chest Pain Center from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a highly-respected, independent organization that evaluates hospitals. 

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Sleep Disorders Center

Thomasville Medical Center has received national Sleep Center Certification from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. 

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National Stroke Care Certification

Thomasville Medical Center has received national Stroke Care Certification from the Joint Commission (JCAHO). The designation is awarded to facilities that demonstrate excellence in healthcare quality and meet the strict national standards set by The Joint Commission and the American Stroke Association. 

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) program certification

In November, 2013, Thomasville Medical Center received disease-specific certification for our chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) program. We are the first hospital in the state of North Carolina to receive this certification and only the eighth in the nation. The expertise and commitment of our respiratory care department in collaboration with nursing, physician partners and pulmonary rehab, has positively impacted the care of our patients with this chronic debilitating disease. COPD is now the third leading cause of death in America.

ISO certification

Thomasville Medical Center was awarded ISO certification through DNV (Det Norske Veritas) Healthcare. ISO certification reflects successful implementation of a quality management system that is built to increase efficacy and predictability, as well as eliminate waste and duplication. This quality management system has long been recognized in the manufacturing industry and is newly entering the healthcare setting. Thomasville Medical Center is the second hospital in North Carolina to achieve this certification. The objectives of ISO are consistent with the focus on quality demonstrated in Novant Health every day.