Columbus Mount Carmel
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  • April 20, 2016 - SSH – Columbus Mt. Carmel Medical Director Receives Top Physician Award
    During the 18th Annual CEO and Medical Director Conference for the long-term-acute care hospital (LTACH) division of Select Medical, Dr. Elio Ventresca, Medical Director for Select Specialty Hospitals – Columbus Mt. Carmel and Victorian Village, received the Thomas K. Brown Physician Champion Award. Named after a former medical director at SSH – Evansville, this award recognizes excellence in physician service and is presented to the physician that shares our mission, exemplifies our values and is actively involved in the administration of his or her hospital.
    July 19, 2013 - SSH Mt. Carmel Achieves AARC Distinction

    Select Specialty Hospital - Mount Carmel has received 2013 Quality Respiratory Care Institute Distinction by the American Association for Respiratory Care. To earn the AARC distinction, SSH-Mt. Carmel has to demonstrate and ensure patient safety by agreeing to adhere to a strict set o criteria governing respiratory care services. Out of 5,000 U.S. Hospitals, only 700 (approximately 15 percent of the hospitals) have received this distinction from the American Association for Respiratory Care.


    AARC states that "hospitals that meet the Quality Respiratory Care Program requirements provide a level of respiratory care consistent with national standards and guidelines, and should be commended for their commitment to quality care." Our Respiratory Therapists are specially trained healthcare professionals who work under physician's orders to provide a wide range of breathing treatments adn other services for individuals with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, AIDS, and other lung-related conditions.