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Tier 1Pic What does it mean to be a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Tier 1 Hospital?
Through the tiered network, Alabama Hospitals are categorized into one of three “tiers” based on their performance in three primary areas of interest: quality awareness, patient safety awareness, and financial awareness. Hospitals recognized as a “Tier 1” are recognized as having attained the highest level of compliance in these areas.
Doc1 How many surgical procedures are performed monthly at Athens-Limestone Hospital?
On average we perform over 450 surgeries each month in several specialties

How does Athens Limestone Hospital strive to make every patient’s stay comfortable?

Athens Limestone Hospital’s steadfast commitment to patient comfort, care and convenience, is what sets us apart from the others. At your hometown hospital, every newly admitted patient is visited by the Patient Liaison whose goal is to ensure that your stay is as pleasant as it can be in a hospital setting.
From our newly added sleeper-chairs purchased for the comfort and convenience of family members to our highly trained health care professionals, we make every effort to ensure a comfortable stay for all.


What measures does Athens-Limestone Hospital take to ensure on the lowest infection rates in Alabama?

In addition to standard infection prevention measures adhered to by most accredited facilities, Athens-Limestone Hospital implements additional initiatives targeted at our continuous efforts to reduce and prevent infections. These include identifying infection risk on initial assessment, before or at admission, and the implementation of screening tests designed to determine the presence of infection at admission, as well as the attention of all who are a part of the health care delivery team and their constant compliance to prevention measures.

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