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PCGH Accredited by the Joint Commission

Pointe Coupee General Hospital is proud to announce that it has been accredited by The Joint Commission which has surveyed this organization and found it to meet the requirements for the Critical Access Hospital Accreditation Program. The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval is given only to facilities that demonstrate continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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PCGH Receives Excellent Clinical Ranking

In recent data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Pointe Coupee General Hospital was ranked 76 out of 1,134 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States in clinical quality. The analysis is intended to provide Critical Access Hospitals with an estimate of their performance potential under a scenario for the Critical Access Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program.

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PCGH Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission for Laboratory Services

Pointe Coupee General Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Laboratory Services Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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PCGH Named as Top Critical Access Hospital

Pointe Coupee General Hospital has been named as a best practice recipient in the key area of the Quality Index. Pointe Coupee General was the only Louisiana hospital recognized in the quality category. "We are extremely proud of this award. Our clinical staff has worked tirelessly to ensure the highest quality is provided at our facility” said Chad Olinde, Hospital Administrator.

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Mammography Department Receives Deficiency Free Survey

On October 19, 2012, the Pointe Coupee General Mammography Department had their annual Food and Drug Administration inspection. This inspection entails a review of the previous twelve month's Quality Control and Quality Assurance departmental data. Brandi Guidroz-Werchan, Lead Mammographer/QC Technologist, and Alana Moore Smith, Staff Mammographer/QA Technologist, perform testing and complete paperwork on a daily basis in preparation for this annual inspection.

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