HomeTown Health, LLC joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met. ~ Francenia Johnson, President of IACET
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 20, 2011
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has awarded HomeTown Health, LLC the prestigious Authorized Provider status. IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The recognition period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time.
HomeTown Health, LLC is proud of our education programs which train over 4500 healthcare professionals each year in important survival skills that help our members provide healthcare of high quality, easy access, and competitive costs while operating under a heavily regulated rate environment and utilizing an electronic health record.,” stated Jimmy Lewis, HomeTown Health CEO. Lewis added, “Our partnership with IACET is a demonstration of our commitment to lifelong learning and high standards for all of our programs, and we are very pleased to join such a prestigious organization as well as an elite group of organizations that offer excellent continuing education and training programs.”
“We are pleased to have HomeTown Health, LLC as an Authorized Provider organization,” stated Francenia Johnson, President of IACET and Supervisor of Operations and Measurements at Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division (MLGW) in Memphis, TN. Johnson added, “HomeTown Health, LLC joins nearly 650 organizations around the globe that have had their programs vetted by third-party experts in continuing education to ensure the highest possible standards are met.”
HomeTown Health provides training to hospital and physician office employees nationwide, live and online at http://www.hthu.net, in the:
- School of Patient Financial Services (including 4 business office certifications)
- School of Clinical & Staff Compliance
- School of Health Information Technology
- Customized Online Annual Education Programs
- Healthcare Solutions Free Training Center
- Monthly Medicare/Medicaid Reimbursement Webinars
- Live Training Workshops like the upcoming HIPAA Compliance Officer Training Certification
In order to achieve Authorized Provider status, HomeTown Health, LLC completed a rigorous application process, including a review by an IACET site visitor, and successfully demonstrated adherence to the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard addressing the design, development, administration, and evaluation of its programs. HomeTown Health, LLC has pledged its continued compliance with the Standard, and is now authorized to use the IACET name and Authorized Provider logo on promotional course material. In addition, HomeTown Health, LLC is now linked to the IACET web site and is recognized as offering the highest quality continuing education and training programs.
About HomeTown Health, LLC: HomeTown Health, LLC is a network of rural hospitals, healthcare providers, and best practice business partners who collectively pursue ways to help its members survive in this environment of constant change in reimbursement, operations and technology. HomeTown Health, LLC is committed to providing legislative representation, best practice solutions and continuing education and training through research and the continuous improvement of processes for healthcare providers.
About IACET: The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.iacet.org or call 703-506-3275.