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Hospital Toolkit

Recognizing the benefits of risk reduction, early detection and quality care, hospitals and health systems are quick to embrace the evidence-based framework of the Gold Standard.

General application guidelines can be found at this link
​Resources of particular interest to Hopsital and Health System Employers are shared below.


Gold Standard Hospitals

We are at an inflection point. The excitement now is that we are seeing what appears to be cures in some patients that have been treated with groundbreaking immunotheraputic approaches to cancer treatment. This is why the CEO Cancer Gold Standard certification is so meaningful; The staff here at Fred Hutch doesn’t have a casual relationship with our work;  Everyone is fully invested professionally -- and personally – in our work toward a cure.  

Gary Gilliland
President & Director
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Hospital Best Practices

Adventist Health Castle
Tobacco Cessation, Community Outreach

Live Well Tobacco-Free Program 

Castle Medical Center's Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center offers free comprehensive tobacco treatment services for the community and hospitalized patients. Funded in part by a grant from the Hawaii Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund, the Live Well Tobacco Free program is designed to utilize evidence-based strategies for tobacco cessation, which may include using FDA-approved tobacco treatment medications (nicotine patches, gum, and/or lozenges) when appropriate. Lifestyle behavior changes are also incorporated to...

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