Achievements


2019 Get With The Guidelines® Bronze Plus for Heart Failure Achievement

2019 Get With The Guidelines® Bronze Plus for Heart Failure Achievement

Get With The Guidelines® Bronze Plus for Heart Failure Achievement demonstrates and recognizes the hospital's commitment to treating heart failure patients with 85% or higher compliance to core standard levels of care, as outlined by the American Heart Association.


2019 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Gold Plus Honor Roll

2019 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke - Gold Plus Honor Roll

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognizes this hospital for continued success in using the Get with The Guidelines-Stroke and Target: Stroke programs demonstrating at least 85 percent compliance in each of the seven Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Achievement Measures for 24 consecutive months or more.


American Diabetes Association Recognition for Self-Management Education and Support

American Diabetes Association Recognition for Self-Management Education and Support

This hospital's diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The ADA Education Recognition effort is a voluntary process which assures that approved education programs have met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs. Programs that achieve Recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable health professionals who can provide state-of-the-art information about diabetes management for participants.


American Heart Association Honor Roll for Type 2 Diabetes Achievement

American Heart Association Honor Roll for Type 2 Diabetes Achievement

American Heart Association Honor Roll for Type 2 Diabetes Achievement demonstrates that the hospital has been at least 90% compliance for 12 consecutive months (Calendar Year) for the "Overall Diabetes Cardiovascular Initiative Composite Score" measure in the selected module. Ensures patients with type 2 diabetes receive the most up-to-date, evidence-based care when hospitalized with CVD or Stroke.


Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery

Blue Distinction Center+ for Spine Surgery

Hospitals designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery demonstrate expertise in cervical and lumbar fusion, cervical laminectomy and lumbar laminectomy/discectomy procedures, resulting in fewer patient complications and hospital readmissions compared to other hospitals. Designated hospitals must also maintain national accreditation. In addition to meeting these quality thresholds, facilities designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ are on average 20 percent more cost-efficient in an episode of care compared to other hospitals. Quality is key: only those facilities that first meet nationally established, objective quality measures will be considered for designation as a Blue Distinction Center+.


COECS Designation

COECS Designation

This hospital has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Colorectal Surgery (COECS) by the Surgical Review Corporation. The COECS program identifies surgeons and facilities that provide excellent colorectal surgical care and are dedicated to continuously improving healthcare quality and patient safety.


COERS Designation

COERS Designation

This hospital has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) by the Surgical Review Corporation. The COERS program was developed to recognize surgeons and facilities performing robotic procedures and achieving defined standards for patient safety and care quality.


Accreditations and Certifications


Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center)

Advanced Certification in Stroke (Primary Stroke Center)

The Joint Commission has developed an advanced level of certification for programs that must meet the requirements for Disease-Specific Care Certification plus additional, clinically-specific requirements and expectations. This certification improves the quality of care provided to patients, demonstrates commitment to a higher standard of service, provides a framework for organizational structure and management, provides a competitive edge in the marketplace, enhances staff recruitment and development and is recognized by insurers and other third parties.


American College of Emergency Physicians Accredited - Geriatric Emergency Department

American College of Emergency Physicians Accredited - Geriatric Emergency Department

Menorah Medical Center's Emergency Department is an American College of Emergency Physicians Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department. Geriatric EDs embrace a variety of best practices including the following. Ensuring geriatric-focused education and interdisciplinary staffing. Providing standardized approaches to care that address common geriatric issues. Ensuring optimal transitions of care from the ED to other settings (inpatient, home, community-based care, rehabilitation, long-term care) and promoting geriatric-focused quality improvement and enhancements of the physical environment and supplies Becoming a geriatric ED improves the care provided to older people in our Emergency Department and ensures the resources to provide that care are available. It also signals this is hospital is focused on the highest standards of care for the community’s senior citizens.


Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery

Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery

Blue Distinction Centers and Blue Distinction Centers+ for Bariatric Surgery provide a full range of bariatric surgery care; including surgical care, post-operative care, outpatient follow-up care and patient education. These Centers have lower complication rates and fewer readmissions.


Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement

Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement

Using objective information and input from the medical community, the Blues® have designated hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers that are proven to outperform their peers in the areas that matter to you – quality, safety and, in the case of Blue Distinction Centers+, efficiency.

Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement and Blue Distinction Centers+ for Knee and Hip Replacement® provide comprehensive inpatient knee and hip replacement services, including total knee replacement and total hip replacement surgeries.


Breast MRI Accreditation

Breast MRI Accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.


Certification in Joint Replacement - Hip & Knee Replacement

Certification in Joint Replacement - Hip & Knee Replacement

Certification is available to Joint Commission accredited organizations. Certification requirements address three areas: Compliance with consensus-based national standards, Effective use of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to manage and optimize care and An organized approach to performance measurement and improvement activities. Disease-specific programs that successfully demonstrate compliance in all three areas are awarded certification for a two-year period.


Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) certification demonstrates that this hospital's program is aligned with current guidelines as approved by the AACVPR for the appropriate and effective early outpatient care of patients with cardiac or pulmonary issues. Certified AACVPR programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available.


Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Chest Pain Center Accreditation

Hospitals that have received accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack. These facilities emphasize the importance of standardized diagnostic and treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation, as well as more appropriate and rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms. They also serve as a point of entry into the health care system to evaluate and treat other medical problems, and they help to promote a healthier lifestyle in an attempt to reduce the risk factors for heart attack.


Echocardiography Accreditation

Echocardiography Accreditation

Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) means that this hospital has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review. IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Echocardiography.


Kansas Medical Society Continuing Medical Education Accreditation

Kansas Medical Society Continuing Medical Education Accreditation

The Kansas Medical Society is recognized by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (CME) to accredit this hospital's CME programs. Recognition as an accredited institution enables medical staff the opportunity to receive quality educational programs designed to meet nationally accepted standards. In addition, accredited institutions help physicians fulfill their continuing medical education requirements for medical re-licensure.


MBSAQIP Bariatric Surgery Program Accreditation

MBSAQIP Bariatric Surgery Program Accreditation

To earn the MBSAQIP designation, this hospital met essential criteria for staffing, training and facility infrastructure and protocols for care, ensuring its ability to support patients with severe obesity. The hospital also participates in a national data registry that yields semiannual reports on the quality of its processes and outcomes, identifying opportunities for continuous quality improvement. The standards are specified in the MBSAQIP Resources for Optimal Care of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Patient 2014, published by the ACS and ASMBS.


MRI Accreditation

MRI Accreditation

The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety. It is awarded only to facilities meeting ACR Practice Guidelines and Technical Standards after a peer-review evaluation by board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in the field. Image quality, personnel qualifications, adequacy of facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs are assessed. The findings are reported to the ACR Committee on Accreditation, which subsequently provides the practice with a comprehensive report they can use for continuous practice improvement.


National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

As the gold standard for breast center accreditation, NAPBC evaluates strengths across a wide spectrum of services, including prevention, early detection, diagnosis, support staff, staging, cancer treatment, rehabilitation, the quality of the multidisciplinary team and genetic counseling. To receive accreditation, breast centers must undergo a rigorous evaluation and review of their performance and adherence to NAPBC standards. Based on these stringent, nationally recognized, evidence-based quality measures, accreditation is granted only to those centers that commit to providing the best possible comprehensive care to patients with diseases of the breast.


Nuclear/PET Accreditation

Nuclear/PET Accreditation

Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) means that this hospital has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review. IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Nuclear/PET Imaging.


Optum™ Centers of Excellence

Optum™ Centers of Excellence

The Optum Centers of Excellence designation indicates that our evaluation process is clinically superior and cost-effective. This hospital meets a high standard quality of care in bariatric surgery and has met strict guidelines for patient care and outcomes.


The Commission on Cancer Accreditation

The Commission on Cancer Accreditation

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation Program encourages hospitals, treatment centers, and other facilities to improve their quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs. These programs focus on prevention, early diagnosis, pretreatment evaluation, staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, surveillance for recurrent disease, support services, and end-of-life care. The availability of a full range of medical services along with a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care at accredited cancer programs has resulted in approximately 80 percent of all newly diagnosed cancer patients being treated in CoC-accredited cancer programs.


The Joint Commission National Quality Approval

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval

This hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes this hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.


Vascular Testing Accreditation

Vascular Testing Accreditation

Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) means that this hospital has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review. IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Vascular Testing.