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Accreditations and Awards

Accreditations and Awards

Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), are dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care and service to all patients and residents at all times.

The two institutions are consistently recognized as among the nation’s best in providing hospital and nursing home care, with continually high patient satisfaction survey ratings and reviews.

Medicare and Medicaid

Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside are both licensed by the New York State Department of Health and consistently meet or exceed patient and resident safety standards set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Margaretville Hospital

Margaretville Hospital is accredited by DNV GL Healthcare, a CMS-approved safety and quality standards-setting and performance-improving body.

DNV GL Healthcare’s comprehensive accreditation process evaluates Margaretville Hospital’s compliance with well-established best-practice care standards encompassing safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, efficiency and equity, among other accreditation requirements.

The hospital is also certified to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system by DNV GL Healthcare for maintaining or surpassing globally established standards for safe, reliable, high-quality healthcare that continually improves, satisfies patient needs and lowers healthcare costs.

Margaretville Hospital’s many honors include a national Critical Access Hospital Recognition certificate from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and the nonprofit National Rural Health Resource Center in 2019 for “an innovative mental health program for students that combines in-person psychotherapy and telepsychiatry in public schools at no cost to the students, their families, or the school district.”

Mountainside Residential Care Center

Mountainside Residential Care Center is regularly rated among the best nursing homes in country by Medicare and has been listed among the best in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes” issue each year for more than a decade.

Mountainside has also twice earned the Women’s Choice Award for being one of “America’s Best for Extended Care.” The award, given by WomenCertified Inc. of Hollywood, Fla., recognizes Mountainside as a facility women would highly recommend for their loved ones’ long-term care, rehabilitation and nursing home needs.

Mountainside has additionally been recognized multiple times by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index as an LGBTQ Healthcare Equality leader and named a Top Performer in the foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index report.

Mountainside is a member in good standing of LeadingAge New York, advancing policies and promoting practices that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age.