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

DNV Accredited Hospital

Det Norske Veritas

DNV is the leading accreditor of U.S. 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 is the leading accreditor of U.S. 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 Plus Stroke Center

Det Norske Veritas

This certification identifies that Lexington Medical Center has the resources and commitment to provide the best possible stroke care by combining the right equipment, personnel and training to quickly assess and treat strokes. Lexington Medical Center 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 address the full spectrum of stroke care – diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education – and establish clear metrics to evaluate outcomes.




Accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

This accreditation is granted to facilities that have committed to providing and demonstrating quality care and outcomes for 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

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

Department of Health and Environmental Control

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.



2020 Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Gold Award

American Heart Association

Lexington Medical Center’s participation in Mission: Lifeline® demonstrated its 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.



2020 Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Gold Award

American Heart Association

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.

2020 Gold Plus Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognize Lexington Medical Center 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. Thrombolytic therapy was achieved within 60 minutes in >85% of applicable acute ischemic stroke patients to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.



2020 Target: Type 2 Diabetes - Stroke Honor Roll

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognize Lexington Medical Center for achieving 90% or higher compliance for 12 consecutive months with the Get With The Guidelines® Target: Type 2 Diabetes - Stroke “Overall Diabetes Cardiovascular Initiative Composite Score” component measures, specific to the quality care for patients with type 2 diabetes.

2020 Gold Plus Achievement Award for Heart Failure

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association recognized Lexington Medical Center in 2020 with the Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines® for Heart Failure award for achieving 85% or higher in all four of the achievement measures and for achieving 75% or higher in at least four of 10 quality measures for at least 24 months.

2020 Silver Plus Adult Award for Resuscitation

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association recognized Lexington Medical Center in 2020 with the Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines® for Resuscitation award for achieving 85% or higher in all four of the achievement measures for 12 consecutive months.

Blue Distinction Center + for Maternity Care

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Lexington Medical Center is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center + for Maternity Care by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. It shows how the hospital has 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.

Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Lexington Medical Center is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. It shows how the hospital has demonstrated a commitment to excellence when it comes to delivering quality care, treatment expertise and patient results in cardiac care.

Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Lexington Medical Center is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. It shows how the hospital has demonstrated a commitment to excellence when it comes to delivering quality care, treatment expertise and patient results in knee and hip replacement.

Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Lexington Medical Center is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. It shows how the hospital has demonstrated a commitment to excellence when it comes to delivering quality care, treatment expertise and patient results in spine surgery.

Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Lexington Medical Center is proud to be a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. This distinction shows how the hospital provides a full range of bariatric surgery care, including surgical care, postoperative care, outpatient follow-up care and patient education. It also shows that Lexington Medical Center has lower complication rates and fewer readmissions.

Bariatric Center of Excellence

The Clinical Sciences Institute of Optum with United Health

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

Institutes of Quality® Bariatric Surgery

Aetna

Lexington Medical Center is proud to be an Aetna Institute of Quality for Bariatric Surgery. This distinction shows how the hospital meets (and surpasses) criteria for experience, standards of care, follow-up support, efficiency and accreditation. In addition, it means that Lexington Medical Center has 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 the hospital possesses an organized aftercare program for at least 12 months.




Duke Health Affiliate in Heart

Duke Health

Lexington Medical Center is the region's first and only Duke Health-affiliated heart care program. Patients can count on receiving fast treatment and access to the most advanced treatments and protocols medicine has to offer.

Duke Health Affiliate in Cancer

Duke Health

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Healthgrades

Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award recognizes hospitals that provide an overall outstanding patient experience—delivering a positive experience for patients during their hospital stay—as reported by patients. These hospitals are top in the nation for overall patient experience.

 

 

Lung Cancer Screening Center™

American College of Radiology

This seal indicates that a facility is an ACR Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center and has at least one accredited CT unit that meets the minimum requirements for acceptable lung cancer screening performance.

 

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 organizations that evaluate Lexington Medical Center’s services regularly.

  • 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 Health
  • National Research Corporation
  • Press Ganey