THE JOINT COMMISSION
The Joint Commission is a recognized and award-winning international leader with a long-proven ability to identify, test and specify standardized performance measures. It engages in cutting edge performance measurement research and development activities, and has established successful, ongoing, collaborative relationships with key performance measurement entities. The Joint Commission presides over a growing, national, comparative performance measurement database that can advance research and inform internal health care organization quality improvement activities, external accountability and pay-for-performance programs.
COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS (CAP)
The College of American Pathologists, the leading organization of Board-certified pathologists, serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY (ACR)
The mission of the ACR is to serve patients and society by maximizing the value of radiology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, nuclear medicine and medical physics by advancing the science of radiology, improving the quality of patient care, positively influencing the socio-economics of the practice of radiology, providing continuing education for radiology and allied health professions and conducting research for the future of radiology.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF BLOOD BANKS (AABB)
AABB’s accreditation program strives to improve the quality and safety of collecting, processing, testing, distributing and administering blood and blood products. The accreditation program assesses the quality and operational systems in place within the facility. The basis for assessment includes compliance with standards, Code of Federal Regulations and federal guidance documents.
UNDERSEA AND HYPERBARIC MEDICAL SOCIETY (UHMS)
Accredited by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) as a hyperbaric facility that demonstrates commitment to patient care and facility safety.
THE SCHWARTZ CENTER FOR COMPASSIONATE HEALTHCARE
Catskill Regional Medical Center is a proud member of The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. This national, nonprofit organization is dedicated to strengthening the relationship between patients and caregivers and preserving the human connection in healthcare. Our goal is to ensure that compassionate care is a fundamental element and healthcare priority.
CRMC’s services are monitored by the following state and regulatory agencies:
• New York State Department of Health
• New York State Department of Health-Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection
• New York State Office of Mental Health