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

Quality Performance

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.

NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Award

American College of Cardiology

Lexington Medical Center is one of only 212 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. This award recognizes our commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that we have reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to the standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.

Accredited Chest Pain Center with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

American College of Cardiology

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.

Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

American College of Cardiology

This accreditation is given to facilities that have demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to a cardiac cath lab for care, including diagnostic catheterizations and percutaneous coronary intervention procedures.

Transcatheter Valve Certification

American College of Cardiology

This accreditation is given to facilities that have demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients receiving transcatheter valve repair and replacement procedures.

HeartCARE Center™ National Distinction of Excellence

American College of Cardiology

The HeartCARE Center™ National Distinction of Excellence is the highest honor the ACC awards. It recognizes hospitals for commitment to comprehensive, high-quality culture and cardiovascular care through accreditations and ongoing registry reporting. Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to receive this prestigious distinction.

Cancer Center of Excellence

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

This designation is granted only to the facilities that have committed to provide the best in cancer diagnosis and treatment and are able to comply with Commission on Cancer standards.

Breast Center of Excellence

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers is a consortium of national, professional organizations focused on breast health and dedicated to the improvement of quality care and outcomes of patients with diseases of the breast through evidence-based standards, as well as patient and professional education.

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

American College of Radiology

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation is awarded to breast imaging centers that achieve excellence by seeking and earning accreditation in all of the ACR’s voluntary breast-imaging accreditation programs and modules, in addition to the mandatory Mammography Accreditation Program.

DNV Certified Orthopaedic Center of Excellence

Det Norske Veritas

DNV's Orthopaedic Center of Excellence designation affirms an organization’s excellence in the provision of diagnostic services, surgical services and therapies related to orthopaedic care. Lexington Medical Center’s Total Joint Program provides a patient-centered experience that focuses on patient and family preparation and education to ensure patient safety and prompt recovery.

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.

2021 Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Gold Plus Award

American Heart Association

Lexington Medical Center’s participation in Mission: Lifeline® demonstrated its commitment to quality care. Receiving hospitals earn Gold Plus 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 24-month interval to improve the quality of care for STEMI patients.

2021 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.

2021 Gold Plus Target: Stroke Elite Plus 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.

2021 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.

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.

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.

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