Riverside, CA – Riverside Community Hospital recently achieved accreditation from SRC as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery. This accreditation recognizes Riverside Community Hospital’s commitment and high standard of delivering quality patient care and safety.

Status as an accredited Center of Excellence means that Riverside Community Hospital has met nationally and internationally recognized standards. Not all hospitals and surgeons seek accreditation; not all that undergo the rigorous inspection process are granted accreditation.

“I am very proud of our team that dedicated countless hours and effort to make this accreditation possible,” said Aaron Lee, DO, robotics medical director at Riverside Community Hospital. “This Center of Excellence accolade represents our focus to improve and maintain safe patient outcomes. I look forward to continuing our work as we provide a higher level of care to the Inland Empire.”

Health care facilities and surgeons seeking an SRC accreditation undergo an extensive assessment and inspection process to ensure the applicant meets SRC’s proven standards and requirements. These requirements include surgical volumes, facility equipment, clinical pathways and standardized operating procedures, an emphasis on patient education and continuous quality assessment. Inspectors educate staff in the accredited departments on best practices to help an organization improve its care and services.

“We’re proud to recognize Riverside Community Hospital for its commitment to advancing and providing quality care for all patients,” said Gary M. Pratt, chief executive officer of SRC. “This accreditation signals that this facility is among the best in this specialty and is dedicated to delivering the highest level of care possible.”

About Surgical Review Corporation

Established in 2003, Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) is an internationally recognized, nonprofit, patient safety organization dedicated to recognizing and refining surgical care. SRC accredits the top hospitals, surgeons and health professionals worldwide that meet our proven standards. Look for our seal, expect excellence. For more information, visit SurgicalReview.org.