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Licensing & Accreditation

Licensing & Accreditation

Wellstone Regional Hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety.

The Joint Commission

Wellstone Regional Hospital is committed to providing the highest level of quality care to our patients. The Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval is a clear sign that we have demonstrated compliance to the most stringent standards of performance and take pride in our performance.

The Joint Commission standards deal with organization quality, safety-of-care issues and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. If you have concerns about your care, we would like to hear from you. You may contact us directly at 812-284-8000.

If you do not feel that your concerns have been addressed adequately, you may contact The Joint Commission online at www.jointcommission.org and use the “Report a Patient Safety Event” link in the “Action Center” of the homepage of their site, by mail at: Division of Accreditation Operations, Office of Quality Monitoring, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181, or by fax at: 630-792-5636.

News Releases

Wellstone Regional Hospital Wins Annual Quality Award

Jeffersonville, Indiana – April 6, 2018 – Wellstone Regional Hospital received the 2017 Universal Health Services Corporate Quality Award on March 13, 2018. The Quality Award recognizes meeting and exceeding national indicators, such as patient satisfaction, outcome measures and regulatory requirements for various agencies.

Wellstone was one of 300+ behavioral healthcare hospitals that were eligible for this prestigious award. This award was made possible by the support of the local community that Wellstone is proud to serve.

“Being acknowledged for this recognition is a testament to the dedicated and compassionate work delivered to patients by our clinicians and staff,” said Gregory Stewart, CEO, Wellstone Regional Hospital. “We are committed to our mission of providing care to patients with special, and often complex mental health needs. What separates Wellstone from other behavioral health facilities is our dedication to the respect of each individual we treat, with an emphasis on restoring hope.”

Help is Just a Phone Call Away

We cannot offer diagnosis, counseling or recommendations online, but an Assessment and Referral specialist is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call for a free assessment at 812-284-8000. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.