The George Washington University Hospital is a for-profit hospital located in Washington, D.C. It is affiliated with the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and is licensed by the District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs and accredited by the U.S. Joint Commission. 1 The hospital provides the highest quality healthcare, advanced technology and world class service to its patients. 2 It has also earned Blue Distinction® Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery 2 and is one of only approximately four percent of hospitals in the country to hold the Comprehensive Stroke Center accreditation. The hospital recently welcomed a new Chief Nursing Officer, Scott Croonquist, DNP, RN, NEA-BC.