East Cooper Medical Center Receives Circle of Excellence Award

Apr 10, 2017
2017 Tenet Circle Of Excellence Logo

Mount Pleasant, SC – April 10, 2017 – East Cooper Medical Center in Mount Pleasant, SC, has been named to Tenet Healthcare’s 2017 Circle of Excellence, in recognition of its clinical and operational performance over the past year. 

“We are proud to honor the staff and physicians at East Cooper Medical Center with a Circle of Excellence Award for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to their patients, community and colleagues during 2016,” said Eric Evans, Tenet’s president of Hospital Operations.  “As a company, it is our mission to help our patients live happier, healthier lives. East Cooper Medical Center’s many accomplishments are a testament that its 858 colleagues and 453 physicians take this mission to heart.”

East Cooper COE Award Recipients

East Cooper Medical Center was one of seven Tenet hospitals to be recognized with a Circle of Excellence Award, which was presented during the company’s annual Hospital Strategy Conference on April 4, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.

 “I am grateful to have the opportunity to work with such a dedicated group of caregivers who contribute to our success every single day,” said Patrick Downes, CEO of East Cooper Medical Center. “It is because of their unwavering effort and dedication to providing outstanding patient care that we earned this honor.”

About East Cooper Medical Center

East Cooper Medical Center 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. The hospital provides a number of services including 24-hour emergency care, women’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. To learn more, visit www.eastcoopermedctr.com.

About Tenet Healthcare

Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 130,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the company operates 80 general acute care hospitals, 20 short-stay surgical hospitals and approximately 470 outpatient centers in the United States, as well as nine facilities in the United Kingdom. Tenet’s Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.

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