Rusk State Hospital (RSH) is an inpatient hospital providing psychiatric treatment and care for citizens primarily from the East Texas region.
Rusk State Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization, which set standards for, and evaluates health care organizations in accordance with nationally recognized guidelines. The standards include an organization’s level of performance in key functional areas such as: patient rights, patient treatment and infection control. They also focus on the hospital's ability to provide safe, high-quality care. To earn and maintain accreditation, an organization must undergo an on-site survey by a Joint Commission survey team at least every three years.