Covington Trace ER & Hospital has obtained Hospital Accreditation from the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)
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Katie Palazzo 
Director of Marketing 

February 26, 2024 (Mandeville, LA) – Covington Trace ER & Hospital has been surveyed by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) and has successfully met the requirements for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating compliance with CIHQ Standards and the Conditions of Participation by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This recognition reflects the hospital’s continuous commitment to safety and quality patient care.

Covington Trace ER & Hospital underwent a rigorous unannounced onsite assessment on Monday, January 29, 2024. The CIHQ team toured the hospital, reviewed medical records, observed care practices, and interviewed staff and patients.

“CIHQ’s goal is to partner with hospitals to improve the care provided in our communities,” states Richard Curtis, Chief Executive Officer of CIHQ. “CIHQ is proud to recognize Covington Trace ER & Hospital for achieving accreditation.”

“The CIHQ accreditation process pushed us to continue improving our patient care and processes,” said Dr. Matthew Bernard, MD, Chief Medical Director at Covington Trace ER & Hospital. CIHQ truly cares about improving patients’ safety and makes it valuable and helpful for us without being overly difficult.”

For more information on CIHQ accreditation, please visit the CIHQ Accredited Hospital website.

For more information on Covington Trace ER & Hospital, contact Katie Palazzo, Director of Marketing at Covington Trace ER & Hospital.


Physician-owned and operated, Covington Trace ER & Hospital provides concierge-level emergency care to the local community and surrounding areas. Covington Trace ER & Hospital is open 24/7, 365 days a year, and their team of highly trained medical professionals and board-certified physicians specialize in individualized care without the wait. In addition to Emergency Medical Services, the hospital also provides overnight inpatient care, pediatric care and laboratory and imaging services, including CT, Ultrasound, MRI and X-Ray. With many 5-star reviews, patients can experience the difference in compassionate healthcare at Covington Trace ER & Hospital, conveniently located at 4107 LA-59 in Mandeville, Louisiana.

Covington Trace ER & Hospital is a Nutex Health Inc. affiliated hospital facility. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and founded in 2011, Nutex Health Inc. (NASDAQ: NUTX) is a physician-led, technology-enabled healthcare services company, with approximately 1500 employees nationwide and over 800 physicians. Nutex Health has two divisions: a hospital division and a population health management division. The hospital division currently owns and operates over 20 healthcare facilities in eight different states, equipped with highly trained medical professionals who provide concierge-level care to their communities. The Population Health Management division provides management, administrative and other support services to its affiliated hospitals and physician groups.


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