Posts Tagged ‘accreditation’

Nursing students sue Virginia College over lack of accreditation

JACKSON — For-profit Virginia College has been sued by 14 people who allege they participated in a pilot program at the college’s Jackson, Miss., campus to become licensed practical nurses only to find out the program was never accredited by the state. The Clarion-Ledger reports that the nursing students are seeking $14 million in damages […] [...]

Baptist Golden Triangle earns accreditation

by Published: February 3,2010

Tags: accreditation, healthcare, hospitals

COLUMBUS — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has been awarded a three-year accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) following a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR awards accreditation to facilities achieving high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of the facility. Evaluations are conducted by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who […] [...]

Singing River lab accredited

by Published: November 30,2009

Tags: accreditation, healthcare

PASCAGOULA — The Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory at Singing River Hospital has achieved accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). The Singing River Hospital site is one of only seven in the state currently accredited by ICAVL. Singing River Hospital’s Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory is one of a growing number of vascular […] [...]

WCU-COM earns provisional accreditation

by Published: September 21,2009

Tags: accreditation, HATTIESBURG, medical, William Carey University

HATTIESBURG — William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCU-COM) has been awarded provisional accreditation status by the Council on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). William Carey’s school is now the 26th osteopathic medical school in the country. Provisional accreditation allows the WCU-COM to proceed with plans for the first class to begin in Aug. 2010. […] [...]

Baptist Home Care earns accreditation

BATESVILLE — Baptist Home Care and Hospice-North Mississippi recently became Joint Commission accredited as a freestanding home care and hospice agency. The Joint Commission offered no recommendations for changes to be made to the facility’s program, which is a rare result, according to Baptist Home Care and Hospice director Lee Gentry. The process the agency […] [...]

Baptist earns accreditation

by Published: July 15,2009

Tags: accreditation, healthcare

BATESVILLE — Baptist Home Care and Hospice-North Mississippi recently became Joint Commission accredited as a freestanding home care and hospice agency. The Joint Commission offered no recommendations for changes to be made to the facility’s program, which is a rare result, according to Baptist Home Care and Hospice director Lee Gentry. The process the agency […] [...]

Centers earn accreditation

LAUREL — Southern Heart Center and Heart Care Center–Laurel, both a service of Hattiesburg Clinic, have been granted accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL). The laboratory is one of the first 1,000 echocardiography laboratories in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico to be recognized for its commitment to […] [...]

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