ECMC receives excellence award

  • Thursday, April 24, 2014

East Cooper Medical Center (ECMC) was selected to receive Tenet Healthcare’s Circle of Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding operational performance during 2013. This is the second year in a row that East Cooper has received this award.

The Circle of Excellence honors Tenet hospitals that have achieved the highest levels of quality, service and operational performance. Key metrics used to evaluate the hospitals were patient, physician and employee satisfaction scores, as well as clinical quality and financial performance.

“The hard work and commitment of the associates at East Cooper Medical Center made 2013 an excellent year,” said Britt T. Reynolds, Tenet’s president of hospital operations. “The staff and physicians at the hospital continue to build on their high-quality care and outstanding patient satisfaction. I’m proud of everything they have accomplished and am delighted to honor them with Tenet’s Circle of Excellence Award.”

East Cooper Medical Center CEO Jason Alexander added, “Our associates and physicians at East Cooper Medical Center are dedicated to providing high-quality care to all of our patients every day. Their hard work has earned this honor and it is certainly well-deserved.”

East Cooper Medical Center, part of Tenet Healthcare, is a 130-bed acute care hospital located at 2000 Hospital Drive in Mount Pleasant. East Cooper Medical Center has been providing healthcare to the East Cooper community since 1986. It provides a number of services, including 24-hour emergency care, women’s and children’s services, diagnostic imaging and interventional services, orthopedics, sports medicine, pain care, adult and pediatric rehabilitation services, wound care services and surgical care, including nationally recognized spine surgery and breast reconstruction surgery. East Cooper Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.

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