Category: Accreditation

SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY– Phelps Hospital is proud to announce that it has once again received accreditation for its physician training from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Accreditation is achieved through an annual review process that includes verification of teaching physician board certification, resident in- and out-patient visit volume, obstetrical deliveries, scholarly activity […]
The Hyperbaric Medicine Department at Phelps Hospital has achieved Accreditation with Distinction for its program from the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). This accreditation demonstrates that the department meets the highest standards as developed by experts in the field of hyperbaric and dive medicine. The program received its first four-year accreditation in 2013. “We […]
The Cardiovascular Department of Phelps Hospital has again received certification for its cardiac rehabilitation program from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). AACVPR-certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. This is the second time the program has […]
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has again been granted a three-year accreditation with commendation as a Community Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC).  Initial accreditation was earned in the 2013 cycle. To be accredited, a hospital must have an oversight body that meets quarterly, hold multidisciplinary tumor board cancer […]
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, located in Sleepy Hollow, NY, has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States. The Joint Commission included Phelps in its 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” based on the hospital’s […]
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center’s cardiovascular laboratory  has been granted a  three-year term of accreditation in echocardiography in the areas of adult transthoracic, adult transesophageal and adult stress testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).  This is the first time the lab has received this accreditation, and now it is fully accredited in all of the […]
The radiology department at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ by the American College of Radiology (ACR), making it one of only 17 hospital radiology departments in the U.S. to have achieved this designation and the only one in the region. To become a Diagnostic Imaging Center of […]
The Cardiovascular Diagnostic Laboratory at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has been granted another three-year term of accreditation in vascular testing in the areas of extracranial cerebrovascular testing, peripheral arterial testing, and peripheral venous testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that, after a thorough review by a […]
Phelps Medical Associates-Gastroenterology, a practice of Phelps Memorial Hospital Center’s multi-specialty medical group, has achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The accreditation, which takes place every three years, involves an independent, external process of evaluation to determine that the practice provides the highest quality of care to its gastroenterology patients […]