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Regional West Medical Center is proud to announce that it has achieved 5-stars for its performance in Stroke, Sepsis, Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries, Pulmonary Embolism and Respiratory Failure Care from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor, the right hospital for the right care.  

Regional West is the only hospital in Nebraska to be named in the top 10 percent of the nation for patient safety and a five-star recipient for treatment of pulmonary embolism and pneumonia in 2015. 

The Joint Commission

Regional West Medical Center is recognized by The Joint Commission as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for surgical care, perinatal care and treatment of pneumonia. The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions.

The Joint Commission

Regional West Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation's leading accreditor of health care organizations. Learn more about The Joint Commission.

Regional West Medical Center is one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care designation by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska. Regional West Medical Center is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity by Blue Cross and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. 

Regional West Weight Loss Options has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation. To earn this designation, Regional West had to prove information on all aspects of their bariatric surgery program and processes, including data on its surgical outcomes. Learn more about Regional West’s Weight Loss Options program.

Regional West’s cancer program is one of 10 cancer programs nationwide to earn four consecutive Outstanding Achievement Awards from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Learn more about the award and Regional West's cancer program.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has selected Regional West Medical Center as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Regional West Medical Center is one of four hospitals in Nebraska to receive the distinction and the only one in Western Nebraska. Regional West Medical Center is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine by Blue Cross and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. 

Acute Rehab Unit (ARU) Stroke Specialty Program

The Acute Rehab Unit (ARU) at Regional West Medical Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and by the Joint Commission. Regional West's ARU has also received special accreditation from CARF as a certified Stroke Specialty Program. Learn more about the ARU and the CARF accreditation.

Level II Trauma Center

Regional West Medical Center is one of three Nebraska hospitals verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, and the only one west of Kearney. Learn more about Regional West's trauma program.

Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Certified AACVPR programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. Regional West’s cardiovascular rehabilitation program helps people recover faster from heart attacks, coronary artery bypass graft surgery, and other heart conditions, and improve their quality of life. The program includes exercise, education, counseling, and support for patients and their families. Learn more about the Rehab Center and cardiac rehabilitation.

Air Link Certification

The Regional West Air Link program was awarded a full three-year accreditation in 2016 by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). CAMTS is a nationally recognized organization that ensures that medical transport programs meet national standards for safety, education, and training. The Air Link program has been CAMTS accredited since 2001. Learn more about Air Link at Regional West.

Regional West Laboratory Services provides a comprehensive menu of clinical, anatomic, and cytologic testing services to support medical decisions. Regional West Laboratory Services is accredited by both The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and by The American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). To assist in meeting the needs of our patients, pathologists are available 24-hours a day, seven days a week for consultation. Learn more about Regional West’s Laboratory Services.

 

Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) met overall quality measures for patient safety and outcomes, developed with input from the medical community. A Local Blue Plan may require additional criteria for facilities located in its own service area; for details, contact your Local Blue Plan. Blue Distinction Centers+ (BDC+) also met cost measures that address consumers’ need for affordable healthcare. Each facility’s cost of care is evaluated using data from its Local Blue Plan. Facilities in CA, ID, NY, PA, and WA may lie in two Local Blue Plans’ areas, resulting in two evaluations for cost of care; and their own Local Blue Plans decide whether one or both cost of care evaluation(s) must meet BDC+ national criteria. National criteria for BDC and BDC+ are displayed on www.bcbs.com. Individual outcomes may vary. For details on a provider’s in network status or your own policy’s coverage, contact your Local Blue Plan and ask your provider before making an appointment. Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any Blue Plans are responsible for non-covered charges or other losses or damages resulting from Blue Distinction or other provider finder information or care received from Blue Distinction or other providers .