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Van Wert County Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission (formerly Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, or JCAHO) with Full Standards Compliance.  This accreditation is awarded to a healthcare organization that demonstrates satisfactory compliance with applicable Joint Commission standards in all performance areas.

What is The Joint Commission?

Established in 1951, The Joint Commission provides the “gold standard” seal of hospital approval in healthcare. Joint Commission-accredited hospitals must pass a rigorous onsite evaluation. Joint Commission surveys address the hospital’s performance in key areas, such as patient rights and patient treatment.

In 1962, Van Wert County Hospital completed its first unannounced Joint Commission survey. The hospital earned exemplary marks from The Joint Commission team of surveyors.

Additional Accreditations

Van Wert County Hospital is also accredited by the following professional healthcare organizations:

  • American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP)
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
  • lntersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL)