Affiliations, Awards and Accreditations

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Educational Affiliations

Vidant North Hospital has historically maintained strong relationships with many health professional schools and programs, and provides clinical experience to approximately 65 students annually through its affiliation with the NEWH Consortium, composed of the community colleges in Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson and Halifax counties in North Carolina. Vidant North receives over 55 nursing and nursing assistant students from Halifax Community College, as well as students in respiratory therapy, radiology technology, operating room technology and medical laboratory technology from the other community colleges in the NEWH Consortium. We also provide clinical experience to pharmacy students from the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy and the Campbell University School of Pharmacy and to dietary students from East Carolina University and four area high school’s health occupations students.

Through its affiliation with Area L AHEC, the Hospital provides clinical training for all levels of medical students, interns and residents from several medical schools, including East Carolina University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University and others.

Vidant North Hospital, through providing quality assurance and medical direction services, sponsors rescue squads for Halifax Emergency Medical Service Authority, Warrenton Rescue Squad, Scotland Neck Rescue Squad and Enfield Rescue Squad.

Awards

  • Vidant North Hospital has achieved the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Patient Safety and Quality of Care.
  • Vidant North Hospital was rated in Consumer Reports for our surgical outcomes.
  • Vidant Family Medicine – Roanoke Rapids has been named a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
  • The Birthing Center has achieved North Carolina Maternity Center’s Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation.
  • The Joint Care Center has achieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement.
  • First in the nation to complete radiography to preserve tissue on a medical examiners case

        

 

Accreditations and Memberships

Vidant North Hospital is fully and unconditionally accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The Hospital is fully licensed by the State of North Carolina through the Division of Facility Services of the Department of Health and Human Services as an acute care general hospital.

The Hospital is certified for participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs. The clinical and anatomic pathology laboratories at the Hospital are accredited by the College of American Pathologists, and the Blood Bank is accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks. The Hospital’s mammography department is accredited by the American College of Radiology. In addition, the Health Care Financing Administration has awarded Vidant North Hospital a Certificate of Accreditation under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act.

Vidant North is a contracting hospital with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and is a member of the North Carolina Hospital Association and its rural, private nonprofit and psychiatric constituency sections, and is also a member of the American Hospital Association.

Center provides clinical training for all levels of medical students, interns and residents from several medical schools, including East Carolina University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University and others.

Vidant North Hospital, through providing quality assurance and medical direction services, sponsors rescue squads for Halifax Emergency Medical Service Authority, Warrenton Rescue Squad, Scotland Neck Rescue Squad and Enfield Rescue Squad.

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