Skip to content

TriStar Stonecrest in Smyrna Accredited by CAP



The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded
accreditation to TriStar Stonecrest Medical Center based on the results of a recent on-site review by CAP inspectors.

Sean W. Silvernagel, MD, Medical Director for the TriStar StoneCrest was notified of the recognition and congratulated for the facility’s service excellence. TriStar Stonecrest Medical Center is one of more than 8,000 CAPaccredited facilities worldwide.

TriStar StoneCrest’s Chief Medical Officer Eric Schuck, MD, said, “CAP accreditation has become the standard for excellence in the practice of pathology. We are incredibly proud of our department of pathology and laboratory medicine team for their unwavering commitment to patient care in meeting CAP’s rigorous standards for accreditation.”

The U.S. federal government has recognized the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program as being equal to or more stringent than the government’s own inspection program.

StoneCrest’s CEO Lou Caputo noted, “TriStar StoneCrest is dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care and this accolade undoubtedly demonstrates our hospital’s ability to not only meet expectations but to exceed them. Our laboratory leadership and staff put in many long hours to prepare the lab for the accreditation review process and I’m extremely proud to see the team’s hard work recognized by CAP.”

During the CAP accreditation process, inspectors examine the laboratory’s records and quality control procedures for the preceding two years. CAP inspectors also examine laboratory staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety programs and record, and overall management.

More Stories

  • Latest Issue 9 21

    Read More
  • Editor's Letter

    While we are all still standing guard against potential pandemic problems, we wish that the warmth of August could be stored in bottles to be poured out on the cooler temperatures to come later in the year! Still, there are many ways to appreciate the last of the summer heat while it is present... Read More
  • Demos Family Donates Food Truck to Liberty Station

    Peter and Kristen Demos have donated their Demos Brands food trailer to Liberty’s Station, the new social enterprise of Amelia’s Closet in Murfreesboro. “The Demoses have been instrumental in the development plans for Liberty’s Station,” said founding executive director Jody Powers. Read More
  • Local United Way Launches 65th Anniversary Endowment Campagin

    The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties officially launched its 65th anniversary endowment campaign, with a goal of growing its Legacy Society, on June 17th at the home of Ted and Gloria LaRoche... Read More