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.
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In August 2017, Iowa Specialty Hospital Belmond and Clarion were notified that they successfully completed certification in ISO 9001:2008. ISO (International Organization for Standardization), is an independent, non- governmental organization that is the world’s largest developer of voluntary international standards that aids in the creation of safe, reliable, and high quality business practices. It is part of the DNV-GL program progression that signifies the organizations operational success.
Iowa Specialty Hospital is accredited by DNV-GL, and now is also ISO certified in Healthcare Management. This means that Iowa Specialty Hospital through its quality management system, has met specific requirements and standards that demonstrate its commitment to consistency, continual improvement, patient satisfaction, and a culture of high performance. This gives a clear demonstration to patients, communities, and other stakeholders that Iowa Specialty Hospital not only has an effective quality management system, but that it provides safe, patient centered, care and has high expectations for staff, as well as outside contractors and vendors.
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.
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