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ACHC’s Domingos receives community recognition 

September 27, 2022HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – José Domingos, president and CEO of Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc., (ACHC), was selected for the 2022 Triangle Business Journal CEO of the Year Award. The award program honors a diverse lineup of outstanding C-level executives for their invaluable contributions to the Triangle community, holding titles such as CEO, COO, CFO and chief diversity officer. “I am honored to be included among such a remarkable group of leaders within the Triangle community...

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ACHC launches vendor certification 

August 23, 2022HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) now offers certification to vendors that provide products, such as electronic health records, human resources management solutions, document management tools and more, to their accredited organizations. The new certification provides validation that a vendor’s products meet the requirements of some or all relevant standards. A product can be certified in seven areas, each aligning with a group of standards that an organization...

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ACHC names VP of medical affairs

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ACHC names VP of medical affairs

June 15, 2022HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) has hired Gerald Maccioli, MD, MBA, FCCM, FASA, an anesthesiologist and prolific researcher and presenter, to serve as its vice president of medical affairs. Maccioli, who brings extensive experience in quality improvement across a range of settings, will be responsible for developing meaningful integration across ACHC’s clinical programs to ensure accredited organizations foster sound medical practices, achieve quality...

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Encore exec earns certification

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Encore exec earns certification

January 24, 2022HME News Staff

LIVINGSTON, Tenn. – Encore Healthcare has announced that its vice president of clinical operations, Carrie Hylton-Proffitt, RRT, has earned certification by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) to provide consulting services. Hylton-Proffitt completed an intensive consultant training program demonstrating competence in ACHC survey preparation, including comprehensive knowledge of standards and processes for pharmacy and DMEPOS. “At Encore Healthcare, we are committed to...

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ACHC launches Palliative Care Accreditation

April 20, 2021HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care is launching a Palliative Care Accreditation program to advance quality of care and improve patient outcomes in this growing field of health care. Although it’s more traditionally viewed as end-of-life hospice care, palliative care is expanding to include specialized services for all patients with serious illnesses, regardless of their age or prognosis, ACHC says. “Palliative care is emerging as an effective way to help seriously...

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ACHC develops distinctions for respiratory, custom mobility

March 2, 2021HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has developed two new distinctions for DMEPOS-accredited organizations to help them demonstrate their commitment to patient quality of life.  The Distinction in Clinical Respiratory Patient Management allows providers to demonstrate expertise in managing respiratory conditions, and the Distinction in Custom Mobility recognizes first-rate providers of custom mobility products.  “By offering these groundbreaking distinctions,...

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ACHC educational program receives re-accreditation 

January 7, 2021HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The Accreditation Commission for Health Care’s learning management system, HealthTrainU, was recently awarded a five-year reaccreditation from the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). To earn this accreditation, organizations undergo a rigorous review process that addresses the design, development, administration and evaluation of programs. HealthTrainU offers more than 300 courses through 20 content libraries. “HealthTrainU is...

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ACHC merges with HFAP

October 21, 2020HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The Accreditation Commission for Health Care and the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program are merging to form a single company. HFAP will operate as a branch within ACHC and, collectively, the organization will be known as ACHC. “Together, the combined services of ACHC and HFAP open possibilities for health care providers, affording them more choices and greater ease in meeting the accreditation and certification needs of their organizations,” said Jose Domingos, president...

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ACHC adds accreditation

December 4, 2019HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has launched a mail-order accreditation service. Pharmacies that undergo this accreditation demonstrate compliance with standards that address: pharmacy licensure, shipping methodology, patient and employee safety, prescription intake and review, patient records and communication, personnel training, organizational oversight and ongoing quality improvement. “This accreditation will allow a pharmacy to demonstrate to their customers,...

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ACHC launches home infusion accreditation program

November 7, 2019HME News Staff

CARY, N.C. - The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has launched a Home Infusion Therapy Accreditation Program. The new program looks at education assessment, medication review and the development of a plan of care provided by a nurse or healthcare professional during a home visit. Standards are similar to those for ACHC's infusion nursing and private duty infusion nursing services. "ACHC is dedicated to ensuring the highest-quality patient care as demands for home infusion therapy services...

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