ACHC to Hold Home Health and Private Duty Accreditation Workshops in Cary, NC

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Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) will hold Home Health and Private Duty Accreditation workshops at its headquarters in Cary, NC on March 18 and 19, 2015, respectively.

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Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) will hold Home Health and Private Duty Accreditation workshops at its headquarters in Cary, NC on March 18 and 19, 2015, respectively. The two workshops will educate home health and private duty personnel on the requirements needed to achieve and maintain compliance with ACHC Accreditation Standards. The workshops will be instructed by leading industry expert, Lisa Meadows, ACHC Clinical Compliance Educator.

As a nationally recognized accreditation organization (AO), ACHC places great value on continuing education in regard to achieving and maintaining accreditation. As such, workshops are regularly held throughout the year to offer providers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with ACHC compliance requirements. Each workshop provides in-depth training on each step of the accreditation process, specific strategies that can be utilized to prepare for the survey, and ongoing compliance with ACHC Accreditation Standards. Attendees may register for workshops by visiting http://www.achc.org/au. In addition to accreditation workshops, ACHC also offers program-specific resources including ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbooks, compliance checklists, survey-readiness packets, and regular multimedia updates.

ACHC currently accredits more than 12,900 locations across the U.S., and offers nationally-recognized accreditation services for home health, hospice, private duty, sleep, pharmacy, and DMEPOS. The organization’s unique, consultative approach to accreditation is designed to improve the quality of patient care while enhancing business efficiencies through service-specific standards and industry based best practices.

By achieving ACHC accreditation, providers are able to demonstrate their commitment to delivering the highest quality of products and services by complying with the most stringent national regulations and industry best practices.

ACHC is a not-for-profit AO that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. The organization has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice, and DMEPOS, and a Quality Management System that is certified to ISO 9001:2008. ACHC is the provider’s choice for accreditation because of their personal Accreditation Advisors, relevant and realistic standards, competitive pricing, and a friendly, consultative approach to accreditation. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.

For more information on ACHC’s accreditation programs and educational resources, or to download ACHC accreditation standards, please visit achc.org or contact them at customerservice(at)achc(dot)org or (855) 937-2242.

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