Summa Health’s Senior Health has been recognized for our continuous work to improve the quality of life of the patients we serve. Because of efforts to equitably provide effective, patient-centered, timely, safe and efficient care for the senior population, Summa Health has received the following awards and accreditations.
In 2023, Summa Health System – Akron Campus once again received Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). The Akron Campus Emergency Department has achieved the bronze standard— Level 3 GEDA accreditation.
The GEDA is a voluntary program that identifies hospitals excelling in geriatric care. The accreditation displays how the Akron Campus recognizes that one-size emergency care does not fit all and demonstrates Summa Health’s focus on delivering the highest standards of emergency care for our communities’ older adults.
The Summa Senior Health Center achieved the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) designation for Age-Friendly in 2020.