Abbeville Area Medical Center, Abbeville, South Carolina

April 2013
Organization: 
Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC)

Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC) has been a leader in the state for Hospital Compare and Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers (HCAHPS).

Positive Outcomes:

  • Demonstrated excellence in quality initiatives with documented outcomes
  • Studer Group’s healthcare Organization of the Month award recipient, April 2012
  • Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award for “Cleanliness and Quietness” in the Most Achieved Category in October 2012
  • Best Overall Performance for a critical access hospital (CAH), Quorum Health Resources, 2011

Top Accomplishments:

Graham Adams, CEO of the South Carolina Office of Rural Health (SCORH), said, “Abbeville Area Medical Center is a wonderful model for how to consistently provide the kind of quality health care every rural community deserves. Hospital employees are engaged in not only providing this high level of care but also in validating their successes of improved patient outcomes.”

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,100,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.