DNV Healthcare

AnMed is fully accredited by DNV Healthcare. DNV Healthcare accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. 

AnMed has earned accreditations in specific areas of care, including:

  • Top Performers on Key Quality Measures for excellence in heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care
  • Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer
  • Designation as a Primary Stroke Center

Magnet Recognition

AnMed is one of only 604 health care organizations nationwide recognized as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which recognizes superior quality in nursing care. The ANCC conducts thorough evaluations of hospitals seeking recognition, judging proficiency and leadership in the following five key areas that are considered global issues in nursing and health care:

  1. Visionary leadership transforming the organization to meet changing needs
  2. Empowered staff properly prepared to face all challenges
  3. Competent, dedicated and skilled nurses
  4. Continued innovation within staff knowledge, clinical practice, and systemic improvements
  5. Outcomes measurement systems in place throughout the entire organization

Other Awards & Honors

  • Named among the nation's 153 "Great Community Hospitals" in 2023 by Becker's Hospital Review
  • ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from Leapfrog Group (November 2022)
  • 11 Zero Harm awards from the South Carolina Hospital Association for high reliability
  • Awarded behavioral health stabilization grant from the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (2023)
  • Named EMS System of the Year Award with MedShore and Anderson County by the South Carolina EMS Network (2022)
  • A+ credit rating from S&P (August 2023)
  • American Heart Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award (June 2022)
  • Rated high performing in four adult procedures and conditions by U.S. News & World Report: Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Stroke
  • Drive to Zero Disparities award from the South Carolinas Hospital Association for reducing health disparities and promoting health equity (2023)
  • Drive to Zero Suicide award from the South Carolina Hospital Association for behavioral health services (2023)
  • Drive to Zero Workplace Violence award from the South Carolina Hospital Association for implementation of violence-prevention strategies (2023)
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association MAP Award for high performance in revenue cycle (2022)

AnMed Cannon

AnMed Cannon prides itself on striving for excellence. That is why AnMed Cannon and its medical practices voluntarily participate in the accreditation process through Det Norske Veritas (DNV-GL). DNV-GL Healthcare was approved by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services as a deemed-status accreditation program for hospitals in the fall of 2008, after working through a strict application process to meet CMS’ evaluation criteria. The only other alternative accreditation programs for hospitals are The Joint Commission and The American Osteopathic Association’s Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program, and CMS itself. DNV-GL’s accreditation program follows the National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (NIAHO) standards which are based on the CMS Conditions of Participation and the ISO 9001 standard, the internationally recognized standard for quality management systems that is used to measure quality and accountability in dozens of industries. 

AnMed Cannon is a member of the following:

AnMed Cannon is licensed by:

  • The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)

AnMed Cannon is approved by:

  • The Department of Health and Human Services for participation in the Medicare Program
  • The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services for participation in the Medicaid Program

AnMed Cannon's Mammography, CT and Nuclear Medicine departments are all accredited by the American College of Radiology.

AnMed Cannon Imaging Department follows all the American College of Radiology Imaging guidelines for MRI, ultrasound and x-ray for reading radiologists interpretation.

AnMed Cannon's CT Department is also a Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center accredited by the ACR, thanks to meeting stringent equipment criteria to assure the ordering physicians and patients they will get quality “Low Dose” Lung Cancer Screening at AnMed Cannon.