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Parrish Medical Center An American College of Surgeons Surgical Quality Partner

Parrish Medical Center An American College of Surgeons Surgical Quality Partner

 Parrish Medical Center an American College of Surgeons Surgical Quality Partner
 Signifies dedication to continuous improvement, focus on the future, and lowering healthcare costs
TITUSVILLE, FLA. (February 1, 2024)— Parrish Medical Center’s (PMC) Oncology Program has earned the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer’s (CoC) accreditation since 1990. As a CoC-accredited institution, Parrish Medical Center recently also became an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Quality Partner. According to the ACS, being a Surgical Quality Partner signifies an institution’s dedication to consistently improving procedures and approaches, while maintaining a critical eye on process at every step.

The Surgical Quality Partner designation lets patients know Parrish Medical Center is dedicated to quality and relentless self-improvement and has been verified or accredited by the ACS. Patients can trust that the care they receive at Surgical Quality Partner hospitals adheres to the most rigorous standards in surgical quality.
"ACS Quality programs are grounded in more than a century of experience and participation is an important measure of a hospital’s surgical quality. As an ACS Surgical Quality Partner, Parrish Medical Center has shown a commitment providing the best possible patient care, evaluating that care in a rigorous fashion, and dedicating themselves to continuous self-improvement," said ACS Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS.
“We value transparency and routinely invite rigorous evaluations of the care provided by our dedicated, expert teams of Care Partners from independent organizations like the ACS to constantly challenge ourselves in the pursuit of excellence,” said Parrish Healthcare President/CEO George Mikitarian. “As a Surgical Quality Partner and a nationally certified integrated care organization, we stay focused on the future of health care, reducing duplication, improving quality, and reducing health care costs.”
Parrish Medical Center’s surgical services team are experienced in urgent, emergent, inpatient, and outpatient surgeries from general surgery procedures to the very latest in robotic-assisted surgical procedures. For more information visit

About The American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for all surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 88,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. “FACS” designates that a surgeon is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

About Parrish Healthcare
Parrish Healthcare, America’s first Joint Commission Integrated Care Certified network, includes: Parrish Medical Center, one of the nation’s most recognized hospitals for clinical quality, patient safety, and healing environments; Parrish Medical Group, NCQA certified patient-centered medical homes; and Parrish Health Network, a coalition of healthcare providers, insurers and others working together to improve quality and safety and lower healthcare costs on behalf of individuals, families and businesses.