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NRRTS saves in long run with IACET accreditation


LUBBOCK, Texas – NRRTS has been approved as an accredited provider for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training, saving the association money in the long run.   

Short takes: Dynamic Seminars, ACHC


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

Short takes: PharMerica, HaysMed


PharMerica Corp., a national provider of institutional pharmacy, specialty infusion and hospital pharmacy management services, has announced that David Froesel, executive vice president, CFO and treasurer, intends to retire.

He's no Inspector Gadget

Bob Weir takes stock after 15 years as an accreditation inspector

When Bob Weir first started as an inspector, the word accreditation would cause the hairs on an HME provider’s neck to stand up. “They would get very defensive,” he said. Now, it’s part of a provider’s daily operations.

Short takes: Permobil, D.W. McMillan


Permobil has promoted Josh Anderson to vice president of marketing. In this new role, Anderson will lead integration, development and marketing strategies for Permobil, ROHO and TiLite.

Busy cycle year for accreditation


Since HME providers need to get re-surveyed every three years to keep their accreditation status current, 2015 was already destined to be a busy year for Bob Weir.

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: Univita, United Spinal


Univita Healthhas earned accreditation from the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board of the Accreditation Commission for Health Care for sterile compounding of prescriptions.

HQAA gets seal of approval in Arkansas


WATERLOO, Iowa – The Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation has been approved as an accreditation organization by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arkansas as of April 1, 2015.