MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – May 13, 2013 – Tenet Healthcare is proud to announce that East Cooper Medical Center has received Tenet’s 2013 Circle of Excellence Award. East Cooper Medical Center is one of a select few Tenet hospitals recognized for superior achievement in the areas of quality care, service excellence and operational performance.
“The staff and physicians at East Cooper Medical Center are being honored with the Circle of Excellence Award for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to their patients, community and hospital during 2012,” said Britt T. Reynolds, Tenet’s president of hospital operations. “I am proud to recognize them with this prestigious award as it distinguishes East Cooper as a preferred hospital for patients to receive care, for physicians to practice medicine and for employees to work.”
“I was honored to accept this award on behalf of our associates. They are clearly the reason for East Cooper receiving the Circle of Excellence, and their dedication to our patients, our medical staff, and our hospital is truly inspirational. It’s quite fitting that we are currently honoring our associates during Hospital Week for their outstanding service to our community,” said Jason Alexander, CEO of East Cooper Medical Center.
East Cooper Medical Center, part of Tenet South Carolina, is a 130-bed acute care hospital located at 2000 Hospital Drive in Mount Pleasant. East Cooper Medical Center has been providing healthcare to the East Cooper community since 1986. We provide a number of services including 24-hour emergency care, women’s and children’s services, diagnostic imaging and interventional services, orthopedics, sports medicine, pain care, adult and pediatric rehabilitation services, wound care services and surgical care, including nationally recognized spine surgery and breast reconstruction surgery. East Cooper Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a leading health care services company, through its subsidiaries operates 49 hospitals, 117 outpatient centers and Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process solutions for healthcare providers that serves over 600 hospitals and other clients nationwide. Tenet’s hospitals and related health care facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.
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