McKINNEY (Aug. 27, 2013) – Methodist McKinney Hospital is proud to announce that they earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation. The award demonstrates the facility's compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in hospitals.

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The Joint Commission deploys an unannounced team of experts to evaluate a facility for compliance with standards of care specific to patient needs, including infection prevention and control, leadership and medication management. "The Joint Commission's accreditation award of Methodist McKinney Hospital is a tribute to the dedication of the staff and physicians who provide excellent care," said Joe Minissale, president of Methodist McKinney Hospital. "The accreditation demonstrates to our community the entire team's commitment to providing the highest quality healthcare services."

Accreditation with The Joint Commission is a voluntary process which offers healthcare leaders an independent evaluation of their facility. The surveyor's evaluations provide a benchmark for a healthcare standard and the feedback guides continuous improvements for treatment and safety. "The Joint Commission survey and feedback is great," Minissale said. "Knowing what areas we can improve upon will help us ensure patients in and around McKinney continue to receive the best care possible at Methodist McKinney Hospital."


About Methodist McKinney Hospital

Methodist McKinney Hospital opened in February of 2010 and is committed to providing patient focused inpatient and outpatient services to the residents of McKinney and surrounding communities. We offer specialized care in ENT, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neuro/Spine Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pain Management, Plastic Surgery, Primary Care, Sports Medicine, and Urology. Our facility also provides a variety of ancillary services including a 24/7 Emergency department, multi-modality imaging, full service lab, outpatient physical therapy and sleep clinic.

A focus on personal attention and compassionate care is why Methodist McKinney Hospital's patient satisfaction ratings consistently exceed state and national averages. Located in the beautiful Stonebridge Ranch neighborhood, our goal is to be your local community hospital. Experience a neighborly environment designed with the comfort of your family in mind.