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1095 Strong Journey

Start your accreditation journey 1095 Strong

AAAHC has implemented the transformational 1095 Strong, quality every day philosophy, a call-to-action that equips ambulatory organizations with the best of what you need to operationalize quality practices. The 1095 Strong initiative centers on providing accreditation tools, resources, and relevant education to bring meaningful value to organizations and promote compliance with the Standards, all 1,095 days of the accreditation term.

From the time your organization submits the application to the time of the survey and beyond, AAAHC provides high-quality health care through accreditation with its 1095 Strong drivers.

  • Ongoing Engagement
  • Excellence & Relevance
  • Accelerated Readiness
  • Accountability
  • Surveyor Expertise

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Plan your Pre-Survey Path

Map your accreditation journey.

Understand the Survey Process

Navigate the path to your survey.

Find Expert Support Post-survey

Promote your accreditation and explore resources.

Between Surveys

Connect throughout your accreditation journey.


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Achieving Accreditation

Strengthen your accreditation readiness

Achieving Accreditation is an interactive, immersive event designed to help you learn and prepare for your AAAHC survey while developing a deeper understanding of AAAHC Standards. We are facing the future together…1095 Strong!

Learn more about Achieving Accreditation

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Kershner Quality Improvement Award

Check out exemplary studies

Kershner QI Awards recognize excellence in quality improvement methodology and outcomes for AAAHC-accredited organizations in both the surgical/procedural and primary care space.

Learn more about QI innovation