We've been patients, too. Like you, we want to know the truth about our doctors, our nurses and our treatments. There are a number of websites you can visit to find out more about Vanderbilt. We report data to:
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tasked with strengthening and modernizing healthcare systems, while providing quality care at lower costs.
Magnet Recognition Program®, developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Magnet designation is the ultimate credential for high quality nursing.
The Joint Commission, accredits and certifies healthcare organizations and programs in the U.S. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized across the country as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.
The Leapfrog Group. Leapfrog gathers and reports information on hospital quality and patient safety efforts to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive hospital care. The Leapfrog Group is well-known for its Hospital Quality and Safety Survey. As part of this, Leapfrog scores hospitals based on their adherence to 27 health care practices. This score is known as a Safe Practices Score.