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About Palmetto General Hospital

Palmetto General Hospital opened its doors in 1971 with just 50 beds. Today, our hospital serves more than 130,000 patients per year. From bariatrics to breast cancer imaging, we’ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. We’re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.

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Palmetto General Hospital Named to Tenet Healthcare’s 2018 Circle of Excellence

Feb 12, 2020
Palmetto Hospital Tenet Circle of Excellence seal

Hospital achieves prestigious accolade 2 years in a row

Palmetto General Hospital achieves high honors from its parent company by being named to Tenet Healthcare’s prestigious 2018 Circle of Excellence. Palmetto General Hospital earned this recognition by excelling in both clinical and operational performance over the past year.

“The Circle of Excellence Award recognizes all-around excellence and Palmetto General Hospital exceeded the most important aspects of the care we provide. Hospitals that deliver these results have a profound impact on the community and people that they serve by providing the very best in high quality care and service,” said Eric Evans, Tenet’s president of Hospital Operations.

Palmetto General Hospital was one of six Tenet hospitals to be recognized with a Circle of Excellence Award for 2018.

“This accolade recognizes the efforts of every employee and physician in our hospital, and our collective commitment to providing our community with high quality care,” said Ana Mederos, chief executive officer of Palmetto General Hospital. “On behalf of our entire administrative team, we are so proud to accept this award for the second year in a row that truly signifies excellence in healthcare.”