Joint Commission Accreditation

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.


Governor’s Quality Award

Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center is a 2019 recipient of the Governor’s Quality Award (Commitment Level).

Created as a not-for-profit organization, the program is dedicated to assist in building a strong infrastructure for Arkansas businesses. The award process aligns with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality award and used the Baldrige Excellence Framework. 

The Governor’s Quality Award program is coordinated by the Arkansas Institute for Performance Excellence, a nonprofit organization affiliated with the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.