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Accreditation University starts ‘new chapter’ as ACHCU


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has rebranded its Accreditation University as ACHCU.

Specialty Rx group names Jose Domingos to board


CARY, N.C. – The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) has named Jose Domingos, president and CEO of the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), to its board of directors.

Hurricane Florence: AvaCare, FODAC, ACHA


Lakewood, N.J.-based AvaCare Medical recently donated $1 from each order placed during a five-day period in September to the Friends of Disabled Adults and Children’s relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Florence.

In brief: Outdated tech a pain for wheelchair users, NSM makes buy


YARMOUTH, Maine – Nine out of 10 wheelchair users in the U.S. experience pain as a result of their device, according to a new study.

The study, conducted by ComRes for the Toyota Mobility Foundation, polled wheelchair users in five countries.

ACHC launches nutrition distinction


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has launched a Distinction in Nutrition Support (NTS), the industry’s first, it says.

ACHC, SCMESA renew agreement


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has renewed its partnership with South Carolina Medical Equipment Services Association.

Short takes: Dynamic Seminars, ACHC


Long-time industry expert Louis Feuer has made available his first online series of courses and lectures.

ACHC golfs for charity


Cary, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) will host its inaugural charity golf tournament at the Brier Creek Country Club in Raleigh, N.C., on May 16, the non-profit accreditation organization announced.

ACHC gets accepted by Highmark Health


CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care’s sleep accreditation program has received acceptance by Highmark Health, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

Short takes: Therafirm, Brightree, ACHC


Therafirm’snew Ease brand of compression legwear was named Most Innovative Retail Product of 2015 as part of the “Retail Idol” competition at The VGM Group’s recent Heartland Conference.