Accreditations & Distinctions

Accreditations & Distinctions

DNV Accredited Hospital 

Iowa Specialty Hospital has a quality-based national accreditation from DNV GL Healthcare based on its dedication to exceptional patient care and safety at both Belmond and Clarion campuses. This accreditation is proof of the long-term commitment the providers, staff, and administration have made to patient safety, clinical excellence, and overall quality of care.

To achieve and maintain this accreditation, Iowa Specialty Hospital evaluates the continuum of patient care throughout its facilities and takes measured steps to improve when it is warranted.

For more information about DNV GL Accreditation, please click the link below.

 

DNV GL Healthcare.com 

 

 

 

Metabolic and Bariatric Center of Excellence Accreditation

Iowa Specialty Hospital in Belmond, through its partner has been named a Center of Excellence from from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).  MBSAQIP is a joint program from The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) to advance the care of bariatric patients and ensure accredited surgical centers are providing the highest standards for all patients.  

Iowa Specialty Hospital partners with Iowa Weight Loss Specialists to provide bariatric surgery.

For more information about MBSAQIP, please click the link below.

 

MBSAQIP 

 

 

 

 

Wellmark® Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Blue Distinction® Center

Wellmark® Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® has recognized Iowa Specialty Hospital in Belmond to receive a Blue Distinction® Center+ designation in the area of bariatric surgery by the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction® Centers are nationally designated health care facilities shown to deliver quality specialty care based on objective measures, which were developed with input from the medical community, for patient safety and better health outcomes.  
 
To receive a Blue Distinction Center+ for Bariatric Surgery designation, a healthcare facility must demonstrate success in meeting patient safety, as well as bariatric-specific quality measures, including complications and readmissions, for gastric stapling and/or gastric banding procedures. A health care facility must also have earned national accreditations at both the facility level and the specific bariatric care level, as well as demonstrate better cost efficiency relative to its peers.
 
Iowa Specialty Hospital partners with Iowa Weight Loss Specialists to provide bariatric surgery.
 
For more information about Wellmark® Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® Blue Distinction® Centers, please click the link below.
 
 
bcbs.com/bluedistinction
Belmond Campus
403 1st Street SE
Belmond, Iowa 50421
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Phone: (641) 444-3500
Toll Free: (844) 474-4321
Clarion Campus
1316 South Main Street
Clarion, Iowa 50525
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Phone: (515) 532-2811
Toll Free: (844) 474-4321
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