QIRT Achieves Accreditation with ACHC
QIRT proudly announces that Allison Cannon, Director of Consulting Services and Compliance, and Susan Filshie, MSN RN OCN, Clinical Associate, have earned certification by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) to provide consulting services. As Certified Consultants, Cannon and Filshie completed an intensive consultant training program demonstrating competence in ACHC survey preparation, including comprehensive knowledge of standards and processes.
The ACHC Consultant Certification program is designed for consultants who prepare healthcare providers for ACHC accreditation. The program is instructed by ACHC Clinical Compliance Educators who have extensive experience operating healthcare organizations, surveying to ACHC standards, and leading accreditation workshops. “At QIRT, we are committed to providing the very best consulting services for our clients,” said Cannon. “In choosing an ACHC Certified Consultant, our clients can be assured that our organization is well-prepared to assist them throughout the entire accreditation process to successfully achieve and maintain accreditation.”
Accreditation is a process of review that healthcare organizations participate in to demonstrate the ability to meet predetermined criteria and standards established by national regulations and the accrediting organization. Accreditation represents agencies as credible and reputable organizations dedicated to ongoing and continuous compliance with the highest standard of quality. ACHC collaborates with industry experts to create standards to ensure that quality is maintained throughout all aspects of the organization.
ACHC is a not-for-profit organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. They are ISO 9001:2008 certified and have CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice and DMEPOS.
Thursday, September 10, 2015