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Quality & Accreditation

Southern Regional is committed to providing our patients and community with high-quality, evidenced-based healthcare. To that end, we provide statistical information about clinical processes at our hospital, because we know that well-informed patients take a more active role in improving their health care. Southern Regional supports all efforts in keeping our community informed and is pleased to provide information regarding our performance on a number of nationally recognized quality indicators and practices.

Quality Awards and Recognitions

  • Hospital: Accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) – reaccredited 2022​
  • Chest Pain Center: Accredited by the American College of Cardiology – reaccredited 2022 ​
  • Primary Stroke Center: Accredited by American Heart Association – reaccredited 2021​
  • Center for Bariatrics and Health Weight: Accredited by Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program® (07/15/2022 to 07/15/2025) ​
  • NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) Member Acute Care for the Elderly Unit by NICHE New York University Program (2019 – 2022) ​
  • Sleep Diagnostic Center: Accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation ​
  • Laboratory Services: Accredited by The Joint Commission ​
  • Breast MRI: Accredited by American College of Radiology ​
  • Breast Ultrasound: Accredited by American College of Radiology ​
  • CT: Accredited by American College of Radiology ​
  • Mammography: Accredited by American College of Radiology ​
  • MRI: Accredited by American College of Radiology ​
  • Nuclear Medicine: Accredited by American College of Radiology ​
  • Ultrasound: Accredited by American College of Radiology ​
  • Echocardiology: Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratory ​
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation: Certified by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation ​
  • 2022 Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Gold Achievement Award ​
  • 2022 HealthGrades 5-Star Award in Hip Fracture Treatment​
  • 2022 Ranked #5 “Top Large” Hospital in the state of Georgia by Georgia Trend​

Reporting Entities

For additional information and resources, please visit U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and The Joint Commission.