Notable Awards & Recognitions

Providence Health is proud of its continuous quality and outstanding achievements. Here are a few honors we have received:

The U.S. News & World Report ranked Providence Health as a High Performing Hospital for COPD, Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, and Knee Replacement.

Fully accredited sleep labs in Columbia SC

Providence Health's  Sleep Diagnostic Center received accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Healthcare for demonstrating quality, integrity, and effectiveness. 

Chest Pain with PCI Accreditation from the American College of Cardiology

Providence Health-Downtown and Providence Health-Northeast have been awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI by the American College of Cardiology based on a rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.  Accreditation helps healthcare facilities define and actualize their strengths, identify and improve processes, and recognize opportunities to enhance cardiac care. 

Providence Health-Northeast is an Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care Facility for both Spine Surgery and Total Joint Replacement. Aetna Institutes of Quality recognize hospitals that meet certain standards of quality and cost-efficiency. Factors that are measured include patient satisfaction, level of care and how often people return to the hospital after surgery.

Providence Health's downtown campus is an Aetna Institute of Quality ® (IOQ) Cardiac Medical Intervention, Cardiac Rhythm, and Cardiac Surgery Program. IOQ facilities show excellence in care and a commitment to continuous improvement. Aetna Institutes of Quality recognize hospitals that meet certain standards of quality and cost-efficiency. Factors that are measured include patient satisfaction, level of care and how often people return to the hospital after surgery.

Providence Health Accredited by the Joint Commission

Providence Health received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital 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.

Certified Cardiac Rehab and Pulmonary Rehab programs

Providence Health's Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation facilities are certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The cardiac rehab program has been a leader in its field having achieved this certification for more than 15 years. Providence's pulmonary rehab program is also certified by the AACVPR, marking it as a leader for offering "the most advanced practices available.”

Accredited Mammography program in Columbia SC

Providence Health has been awarded accreditation in mammography by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. Click here for more information about the importance of choosing an accredited facility for your mammography needs.