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Gibson Area Hospital Accreditation through DNV 

Gibson Area Hospital is fully accredited by DNV 



To view the full Certificate of Accreditation, click here.


Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services is accredited by DNV.  By earning accreditation, GAHHS has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV's accreditation program is the only one to integrate the ISO 9001 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services has three years from the date of its accreditation to achieve compliance with ISO 9001, the world’s most trusted quality management system used by performance-driven organizations around the world to advance their quality and sustainability objectives.

DNV GL’s accreditation program, called NIAHO® (Integrated Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations), involves annual hospital surveys – instead of every three years – and encourages hospitals to openly share information across departments and to discover improvements in clinical workflows and safety protocols.

DNV is a world-leading certification body, helps businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities, and supply chains through certification, verification, assessment, and training services. Within healthcare, DNV helps customers achieve excellence by improving quality and patient safety through hospital accreditation, managing infection risk, management system certification, and training. For more information about DNV hospital accreditation, visit



GAHHS Laboratory Accreditation through COLA

Gibson Area Hospital Laboratory is fully accredited by COLA.


To view the full certificate of accreditation, click here.

COLA, Inc. is a physician-directed organization whose purpose is to promote health and safety through accreditation and educational programs. COLA Inc. accredits more than 7,000 medical laboratories and provides the clinical laboratory with a program of education, consultation, and accreditation enabling clinical laboratories and staff to meet U.S. CLIA 88 and other regulatory requirements.

Gibson Area Hospital Laboratory has surveys every two years with the last being in May of 2021.

The public may contact COLA to report any concerns or register complaints dealing with laboratory quality or patient safety by calling (800) 981-9883 or sending an e-mail to COLA at


How to Contact Us

To contact Gibson Area Hospital directly call (217) 784-4251. For Security Concerns please call the Security Officer at (217) 379-7781. For general questions or comments about the GAHHS website, fill out the form on the contact page or email .

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