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Diabetes Certifications

Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care from The Joint Commission
St. Anthony's Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for its inpatient diabetes care program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The Joint Commission's Advanced Certification for Inpatient Diabetes Care, developed in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association, provides standards related to:

  • Staff education requirements,
  • Written blood glucose monitoring protocols,
  • Plans for the treatment of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia,
  • Data collection of incidences of hypoglycemia,
  • Patient education on self-management of diabetes, and
  • An identified program champion or program champion team.