Certifications & Accreditations: John B. Amos Cancer Center

The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization, accredits and certifies more than 17,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons is a national accrediting body and Three-Year with Commendation accreditation is the highest level of accreditation awarded by the Commission. Accreditation is awarded to facilities providing the highest level of quality cancer care.

The American College of Radiation Oncology is a national accrediting body. Accreditation review determines all aspects of a radiation oncology practice meet accepted standards of modern-day radiation therapy delivered in the United States. The survey and data analysis are conducted by board-certified radiation oncologists and radiation physicists.

As the region's leading provider of healthcare, Columbus Regional Health has touched the lives of most of the children and adults in this region through its comprehensive network of services. Located in the West Georgia city of Columbus, Columbus Regional was established in 1986 as a not-for-profit health services organization, but its roots can be traced back to 1836 when the local hospital was a small wooden building on the banks of the Chattahoochee River.