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Why Choose Geisinger Community Medical Center

Accredited for Innovation and Excellence
Geisinger Community Medical Center has been recognized for our outstanding care and state-of-the-art technology. GCMC has received many recognitions and accreditations for a variety of specialty areas, including:

  • Fully accredited as a Heart Attack Receiving Center by the American Heart Association (one of 54 hospitals nationwide and one of five in Pennsylvania)
  • The Heart and Vascular Institute is fully accredited as a Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) (one of 800 hospitals nationwide with SCPC accreditation and one of 30 in Pennsylvania)
  • Named a Blue Distinction Center+® in the area of Cardiac Care as part of the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program by Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA)
  • The only Level II Trauma Center in Lackawanna County, complete with the county's only eICU
  • Earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation as a Primary Stroke Center
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for digital mammography and diagnostic, ultrasound and MRI services
  • Received the American College of Cardiology Foundation's ACTION Registry®-Get With The GuidelinesTM (GWTG) Platinum Performance Achievement Award
  • Recognized as part of the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program in the area of Spine Surgery by Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BCNEPA)
  • Received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
  • Recognized by Press Ganey with Journey to High Performance award for improving Emergency Department overall satisfaction scores for the fourth quarter of 2011
  • Recognized by the Pennsylvania office of VHA Inc. for demonstrating excellence for goal achievement in decrease in 30-day readmissions for heart failure patients
  • Earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in hospitals
  • Awarded continued recognition of GCMC's Center for Diabetes Management from the American Diabetes Association