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Saint Thomas River Park Hospital

Awards and Accreditations

The Joint Commission National Quality Approval

Saint Thomas River Park Hospital (RPH) offers community focused healthcare services in McMinnville, TN. The people of RPH have dedicated themselves to providing the highest quality of health care to the people of Warren County, TN and the surrounding areas. Today, our physicians, nurses, and other professionals take great pride in our hospital’s inviting atmosphere and the quality of its services. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Saint Thomas River Park Hospital offers an extensive range of medical and surgical services.

Cardiologists on RPH’s Medical Staff have been continuously involved in national as well as international landmark studies conducted to compare various medications in the effectiveness of treatment on cardiac patients. In addition, the medical center is periodically involved in Health Care Quality Improvement Projects, statewide cardiology studies sponsored by the Tennessee Foundation for Medical Quality.

CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program

CAP Accredited

Our hospital laboratory has achieved accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP).  The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is an internationally recognized program and the only one of its kind that utilizes teams of practicing laboratory professionals as inspectors. Designed to go well beyond regulatory compliance, the program helps laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care. The laboratory at Capital Medical Center is CAP accredited.

The program is based on rigorous accreditation standards that are translated into detailed and focused checklist requirements. The checklists, which provide a quality practice blueprint for laboratories to follow, are used by the inspection teams as a guide to assess the overall management and operation of the laboratory.  To learn more about the College of American Pathologists (CAP) or about how pathologists contribute to your health, click here to visit the website.

Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program

Our mammography program meets all of the guidelines set by the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA.) More than 9,000 FDA-certified facilities nationwide work to uphold the goal of the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 as amended in 1998: to ensure the safety and reliability of mammography and help detect breast cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages. Click here to find out more about this important mammography program.

ACR Accreditation

ACR Accreditation

To find out more about what it means when you choose an ACR facility, click here. Facilities with this logo are Breast Imaging Centers of Excellence. They have demonstrated excellence in breast imaging by successfully achieving accreditation in Mammography, Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Breast Ultrasound and Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy.


Better Business Bureau Accredited BusinessSaint Thomas River Park Hospital is proud to be accredited by the Better Business Bureau.