Accreditation University to hold ACHC Workshops for Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty

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Accreditation University to hold ACHC Workshops for Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty on March 15, 16, and 17.

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Accreditation University (AU), a division of Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), will hold accreditation workshops at its headquarters in Cary, NC for home health, hospice, and private duty providers on March 15, 16, and 17, 2016, respectively. The workshops will educate healthcare providers on the requirements needed to achieve and maintain compliance with ACHC Accreditation Standards. Leading industry expert, Lisa Meadows, ACHC Clinical Compliance Educator, will facilitate the workshops.

“We are thrilled to offer a broad spectrum of educational resources to our providers who are interested ininitial or renewal accreditation with ACHC,” said Teresa Harbour, ACHC Associate Clinical Director, Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty. “ACHC is committed to offering accreditation services that meet the specific needs of hospice, home health, and private duty organizations, and to upholding our purpose and mission as an accreditation organization to provide the best possible accreditation experience.”

As a nationally recognized accreditation organization, ACHC places great value on education as an effective means of achieving and maintaining accreditation. The formalization of AU as a division of ACHC focuses resources within the organization to provide a full range of educational offerings that meet the individual needs of providers. As such, regularly scheduled workshops are held throughout the year to educate providers on ACHC Accreditation compliance requirements. AU workshops provide 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 AU workshops by visiting In addition to accreditation workshops, AU also offers program-specific resources including ACHC Accreditation Guide to Success workbooks, compliance checklists, and readiness packet.

AU is a division of ACHC, a not-for-profit accreditation organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. ACHC has CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice, and DMEPOS and a Quality Management System that is certified to ISO 9001:2008. ACHC’s broad range of accreditation programs also includes Pharmacy, Private Duty Nursing, and Behavioral Health. ACHC is the provider’s choice for accreditation because of its personal Account Advisors, relevant and realistic standards, competitive pricing, and consultative approach to accreditation. By achieving ACHC Accreditation, home health, hospice, and private duty providers are able to demonstrate their commitment to delivering the highest quality of service by complying with the most stringent national regulations and industry best practices.

For more information on AU’s educational resources and events, visit or contact or 919-228-6559.

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