Licenses and Accreditations

HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital has been awarded the following accreditations

  • Three-year accreditation to the cancer program by The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s preeminent hospital accreditation body.
  • Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers
  • Echocardiography Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)
  • EDAP, Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics, is a designation from the Illinois Department of Public Health.  
  • Acute Stroke Ready Hospital, is a designation from the Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories
  • CARF - St. Elizabeth’s 40-bed in-patient rehabilitation unit is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
  • Sleep Center Accreditation - The Southern Illinois Sleep Disorders Center at St. Elizabeth's Hospital is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
  • Laboratory Accreditations - The hospital’s Pathology Lab is certified by the College of American Pathologists and licensed by CMS. The Blood Gases Lab is certified by COLA, a physician-directed organization that promotes excellence in laboratory medicine and patient care.
  • Vascular Lab - The Vascular Lab at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories.
  • American College of Radiology (ACR) Accreditation for mammography
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) - 2014 Echocardiography Accreditation in the areas of Adult Transthoracic and Adult Stress