Commitment to Quality

Our vision is to be the trusted healthcare system of choice through clinical quality, excellence in service and education, compassionate care, promotion of wellness and operational efficiency.

At MVHS, we are on a Campaign For Quality This is reflected in our various programs and leadership positions geared specifically toward clinical quality and improving our outcomes. We believe in transparency and a just culture. We work with our patients and families to help us improve our patient experience.

Our affiliate organizations are accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and are certified to the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Standard.

Additional Accolades

Maternal Child Services welcomes more than 2,000 newborns into the world every year and has the only Level II Special Care Nursery in the Mohawk Valley. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) designated our St. Luke’s Campus as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designation.  

The Bariatric Surgery Program has been reaccredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

MVHS has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Gold Safe Sleep Champion,” for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. MVHS is one of the first hospitals in New York State to receive this title.

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognizes 11 of the MVHS Medical Group medical offices for their Physician Practice Connections – Patient-Centered Medical Home Program.

Our St. Elizabeth Campus has been an Area Trauma Center for 29 years. The medical center treats approximately 700 trauma patients a year. SEMC is verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons.

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program(ACS NSQIP®) recognized our St. Luke’s Campus as one of 44 ACS NSQIP-participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.

Designated by the American College of Radiology, our Imaging Center is a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and offers digital mammography to patients.   

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