Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Spring/Summer 2017

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299 King's Daughters Drive Frankfort, KY 40601 This publication in no way seeks to serve as a substitute for professional medical care. Consult your physician before undertaking any form of medical treatment or adopting any exercise program or dietary guidelines. MAGNET RECOGNITION For the second time, we have received the nation's highest recognition in nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Only 7 percent of hospitals nationwide have achieved the Magnet distinction. CHEST PAIN CENTER WITH PRIMARY PCI ACCREDITATION Following a comprehensive on-site review by a team of specialists, we received full accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, signifying a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who present with symptoms of a heart attack. VERIFIED LEVEL III TRAUMA CENTER This verification by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) recognizes our dedication to providing optimal 24-hour emergency, operative and critical care for injured patients. (For more information, see page 3.) COMMISSION ON CANCER ACCREDITATION The gold standard for cancer programs, this three-year approval by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer (CoC) means patients can be assured they will receive high-quality patient-centered care. (For more information, see page 6.) THE JOINT COMMISSION GOLD SEAL OF APPROVAL Our hospital staff, physicians and administration achieved the maximum three-year accreditation awarded by The Joint Commission during its 2017 survey of the hospital. BEST PLACES TO WORK IN KENTUCKY In 2017, we were chosen as one of the best places to work in Kentucky — for the eleventh consecutive year. Awards and Accreditation Notice of nondiscrimination:

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