Awards & Accreditations
Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center (SMRMC) offers community focused healthcare services in Russellville, AR. The people of SMRMC have dedicated themselves to providing the highest quality of health care to the people of the Arkansas River Valley. Today, our physicians, nurses, and other professionals take great pride in our hospital’s inviting atmosphere and the quality of its services. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center offers an extensive range of medical and surgical services.
Cardiologists on SMRMC’s Medical Staff have been continuously involved in national as well as international landmark studies conducted to compare various medications in the effectiveness of treatment on cardiac patients. In addition, the medical center is periodically involved in Health Care Quality Improvement Projects, statewide cardiology studies sponsored by the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Quality.
The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is an internationally recognized program and the only one of its kind that utilizes teams of practicing laboratory professionals as inspectors. Designed to go well beyond regulatory compliance, the program helps laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care. The laboratory at Saint Mary’s is CAP accredited.
The program is based on rigorous accreditation standards that are translated into detailed and focused checklist requirements. The checklists, which provide a quality practice blueprint for laboratories to follow, are used by the inspection teams as a guide to assess the overall management and operation of the laboratory. Click here to learn more about how Pathologists contribute to your health.