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Certifications 

  • On Jan. 1, 2009, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital became the first hospital in Texas and one of a handful in the world to be named a Cycle III Chest Pain Center — the highest accreditation possible for treatment of chest pain — by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. 
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital has taken the lead in treating patients with stroke symptoms, earning the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM from The Joint Commission for the hospital's Primary Stroke Center in 2008.
  • The Joint CommissionTexas Health Arlington Memorial was recognized as an Accredited Chest Pain Center, receiving the Cycle II with PCI (percutaneous intervention or angioplasty) accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers in November 2006. Less than 30 facilities nationwide have received Cycle II with PCI accreditation.
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), which sets standards for judging the quality of health care nationwide.
  • Licensed by the Texas Department of Health
  • Laboratory services accredited by the College of American Pathologists
  • Mammography services accredited by the American College of Radiology and certified for Medicare participants.

Honors, Awards and Recognition  

  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital was higlighted in The Dallas Morning News for earning the Distinguished Service Award, a prestigious honor given by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. It recognizes outstanding professional contributions in a volunteer capacity at the national level.  
  • An employee from Texas Health Arlington Memorial has been named the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council's Employee of the Year for two years in a row. Sue Adams, human resources, was honored as the 2008 recipient for her dedication to community service and her many volunteer efforts. In 2007, Nancy Lawrence, nuclear medicine department assistant, was named the. Based upon hospital size, the council honors just three outstanding North Texas employees with this prestigious award.
  • Patti Bentley, R.N., clinical coordinator in the Emergency Department, was named a 2008 "Great 100 Nurse" by the Texas Nurses Association. In 2007, seven Texas Health Arlington Memorial nurses were honored. The list recognizes nurses who are role models and have made a significant difference in nursing, in their hospitals and in the lives of patients.
  • In 2006, the Texas Health Arlington Memorial public relations department received an award of excellence for its consumer newsletter, Health & You, and an honorable mention for its employee newsletter, Synapse, from The Communicator Awards.
  • Also in 2006, the Texas Health Arlington Memorial public relations department received a silver award for Synapse and a bronze award for an Orthopedic ad from The Aster Awards.
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial employees contributed more money than any other Texas Health Resources facility to the organization's 2002 United Way campaign. The hospital received recognition for Outstanding Achievement in Percent Participation and Outstanding Achievement in Dollars per Employee.

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