Tampa Bay/Hudson, Florida – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point announces that it has been awarded a “Certificate of Distinction” in the management of sepsis by The Joint Commission. The recognition is based on a review of compliance with national standards, clinical guidelines and outcomes of care. Certification is awarded in early August and is valid for up to 24 months.

In its notification letter to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point The Joint Commission stated, “Congratulations to you and your staff on achieving certification from The Joint Commission. Receiving The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for healthcare quality and safety demonstrates to your patients, staff, and community that you are committed to providing the best care.”

About The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit national body that oversees the safety and quality of health care and other services provided in certified organizations. Information regarding certification and the certification performance of individual organizations can be obtained through The Joint Commission’s website at www.jointcommission.org.

sepsis – undetected, untreated