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Accreditation & Affiliations

Finger Lakes Health (FLH) affiliates Geneva General Hospital and Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital are licensed by the New York State Department of Health and are fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Each hospital is a member of the American Hospital Association (AHA), Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) and the Rochester Regional Healthcare Association (RRHA).  GGH is both a state designated Stroke Center and holds a Joint Commission certificate as an accredited Primary Stroke Center.  SSMH was licensed and approved in 2005 as a Critical Access Hospital.

The FLH nursing homes (The Homestead, Penn Yan, New York;Living Center at Geneva-North and Living Center at Geneva-South, Geneva, New York; and Huntington Living Center, Waterloo, New York) are members of New York Association of Homes & Services for the Aging (NYAHSA) and licensed by the New York State Department of Health.  They are each certified by the United States Department of Health and Human Services for participation in Medicare and by the State of New York Department of Social Services for participation in Medicaid, as are the two hospitals.

Finger Lakes Health is a shareholder in VHA Inc., a national alliance of not-for-profit healthcare systems.  FLH and its affiliates are 501(c)(3) corporations under the Internal Revenue Service code.

Specialty Accreditations have been awarded by the following organizations:


National League for Nursing
Licensed Practical Nursing Program

NYS Department of Education
Licensed Practical Nursing Program


The Joint Commission
Advanced Primary Stroke Center
Laboratory Accreditation Program
Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Program

NYS Department of Health
Designated Stroke Center 

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Labs
Vascular Ultrasound

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Labs
Echo, Stress Echo


American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Cardiac Rehab Programs

CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)
Acute Rehab Unit


Dept. of Health & Human Resources
MQSA Certified Mammography Facility

American College of Radiology
Mammography Services
Obstetrical/Pelvic Ultrasound
Breast Ultrasound
Commuted Tomography

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiology
Clinical Training Site Certification


NYS Department of Health, EMS Bureau Advanced Life Support First Response Agency


American Heart Association
American Heart Training Programs


NYS Department of Health, Office of Continuing Care
Certified Nurses Aide Training Programs

New York University Division of Nursing
NICHE (Nurses Improving Care of Healthsystem Elderly) Designation


National Association for the Education of Young Children
Geneva General Child Care Center - Early Childhood Program



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