Mt. Pleasant, SC – East Cooper Regional Medical Center announced that it has received the United Premium® Surgical Spine Specialty Center designation for 2007 to 2009. This designation means that the hospital has met rigorous quality criteria based on nationally recognized medical standards and expert advice.
“We are pleased that our hospital has been recognized by UnitedHealthcare for the high quality care that we provide,” said Andrea Wozniak, RN, FACHE, chief executive officer of East Cooper Regional Medical Center. “Our physicians and staff work very hard to provide quality patient care, and this designation is evidence of the high standard of care we deliver every day.”
The UnitedHealth Premium designations are based on detailed information about programmatic structure, patient care processes and clinical outcomes that are submitted by the hospital to UnitedHealthcare.
East Cooper Regional Medical Center is a 104-bed acute care hospital located at 1200 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard in Mt. Pleasant. The hospital has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of the greater Mt. Pleasant community since 1986. East Cooper Regional strives to be the primary health care facility in its community, providing services such as women’s care, spine and general surgery and neurosurgery services.
In 2005 East Cooper Regional was the first hospital in South Carolina to be recognized for service excellence under the J.D. Power and Associates Distinguished Hospital Program. This recognition was awarded again in October 2006.
East Cooper Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about East Cooper Regional Medical Center, visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com.