Phone Numbers

Main Campus Front Desk
(803) 791-2000
Public Relations & Marketing
(803) 791-2191
Patient Admissions
(803) 791-2570
Patient Billing (Hospital)
(803) 791-2300
(877) 835-0975

Accreditations & Certifications

We’ve earned key accreditations, designations and certifications from many prestigious programs.

Patient Safety Excellence Award ™

Healthgrades

The Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recognizes hospitals for how well a hospital prevents infections, medical errors, and other complications based on 14 serious, potentially preventable adverse events. Patients receiving care at Patient Safety Excellence Award recipient hospitals have, on average, a lower risk of experiencing patient safety events.

DNV Accredited Hospital

Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

DNV is the leading accreditor of US hospitals integrating ISO 9001 quality compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. DNV creates and supports an environment in which readiness and improvement are the standard.

ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

DNV is the leading accreditor of US hospitals integrating ISO 9001 quality compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. DNV creates and supports an environment in which readiness and improvement are the standard.

DNV Certified Primary Stroke Center

Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

This certification integrates the requirements of hospital accreditation with the guidelines of the Brain Attack Coalition and recommendations of the American Stroke Association. Medical professionals specializing in stroke care work together to identify acute stroke patients, provide treatment and early rehabilitation.

Accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

This accreditation is granted to facilities that have committed and shown to provide quality care and outcomes for the care of patients suspected of having an acute coronary event.

Nationally Accredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)

MBSAQIP

Lexington Medical Center meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center according to quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care. These standards ensure that bariatric surgical patients receive a multidisciplinary program (not just a surgical procedure), which improves patient outcomes and long-term success.

Level III Trauma Center

DHEC

Lexington Medical Center has met applicable criteria set forth in Trauma Care System, SC Code Ann. Sections in § 44-61-510, et seq., and South Carolina Trauma Care Systems, Regulation 61-116.

2019 Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Award

American Heart Association

Our participation in Mission: Lifeline® demonstrated our commitment to quality care. Receiving hospitals earn Gold recognition for achieving a composite score of 85% or higher. The Mission: Lifeline STEMI Receiving Center quality achievement composite score requires a compliance of ≥85% for arrival to ECG within 10 minutes and ≥75% in all other indicators within a consecutive 12-month interval to improve the quality of care for STEMI patients. Receiving hospitals can also earn recognition for achieving compliance scores of ≥85% for all NSTEMI indicators and ≥65% for Dual Antiplatelet Therapy on Discharge (DAPT) within a consecutive 12-month interval to improve the quality of care for NSTEMI patients.

2019 Gold Plus Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

American Heart Association

“The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Measures for two or more consecutive years and achieving Thrombolytic Therapy ≤ 60 minutes 75% and ≤ 45 minutes 50% or more of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.”

2019 Gold Plus Achievement Award for Heart Failure

American Heart Association

“The American Heart Association recognized this hospital in 2019 for the Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure award for achieving 85% or higher in all 4 of the Achievement Measures and for achieving 75% or higher in at least 4 of the 10 Quality measures for two years”

Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

LMC is proud to be a a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care® by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. It shows we’ve demonstrated a commitment to excellence when it comes to delivering quality care, treatment expertise, and our patient results in Cardiac Care.

Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

LMC is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement® by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. It shows we’ve demonstrated a commitment to excellence when it comes to delivering quality care, treatment expertise, and our patient results in Knee and Hip Replacement.

Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

LMC is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery® by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. It shows we’ve demonstrated a commitment to excellence when it comes to delivering quality care, treatment expertise, and our patient results in Spine Surgery.

Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

LMC is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. It shows we provide a full range of bariatric surgery care; including surgical care, post-operative care, outpatient follow-up care and patient education. It also shows that we have lower complication rates and fewer readmissions.

Blue Distinction Center + for Maternity Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

LMC is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center + for Maternity Care by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. It shows we’ve demonstrated a commitment to excellence when it comes to delivering quality care and treatment expertise for vaginal and cesarean section deliveries. These centers demonstrate better overall patient satisfaction and a lower percentage of early elective deliveries.

Bariatric Center of Excellence

The Clinical Sciences Institute of Optum with United Health

LMC is proud to be a Bariatric Center of Excellence through Optum with United Health. It shows that our program performs more successful bariatric procedures than many other facilities nearby. It also means that we have fewer complications and readmissions as well as lower mortality, lower reoperation rates and lower average costs.

Institutes of Quality® Bariatric Surgery

Aetna

LMC is proud to be an Aetna Institute of Quality (IOQ) for Bariatric Surgery. It shows that we meet (and surpass) criteria for experience, standards of care, follow-up support, efficiency, and accreditation. In addition, it means that we have a quality improvement program that includes data sharing, that at least 75% of surgical cases are followed up for 12 months after surgery, and that we possess an organized aftercare program with patient follow-up for at least 12 months.

Duke Health Affiliate in Heart

Duke Health

The region's first and only Duke Health-affiliated heart care program. Our patients can count on not only receiving fast treatment but also among receiving the most advanced treatments and protocols medicine has to offer.

Duke Health Affiliate in Cancer

Duke Health

This collaboration allows our patients to have access to Duke’s excellence in cancer patient care, clinical research and education.

Group Accreditations

One of the key quality indicators of medical care and health care service is independent audit by professional associations and leading organizations. Here are a few who evaluate our service on a regular basis.

  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • American College of Radiology
  • American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • American Stroke Association
  • Det Norske Veritas
  • Duke Medicine
  • National Research Corporation
  • Press Ganey