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CMS Shares Information and Important Reminders to Health Care Facilities Concerning 2019 Novel Coronavirus Illness

Early in February, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) issued a public memo titled, “Information for Healthcare Facilities Concerning 2019 Novel Coronavirus Illness (2019-nCoV).” The document underscores the expectation that health care facilities adhere to best practices…

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AAAHC Publishes Medication Reconciliation Benchmarking Study Findings

(Skokie, Ill.) December 12, 2019 – Medication errors account for 3.5 million physician office and 1 million emergency room visits per year. Affecting more than 7 million patients, preventable medication errors generate nearly $21 billion in associated health…

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AAAHC Offers Transition Resources for Organizations Seeking A New Accreditation Provider

(Skokie, Ill.) December 9, 2019 – Transitioning to a new accrediting organization can be challenging, with much to consider when making a selection. The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) has developed tools and programs to help…

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AAAHC Updates Allergy Documentation Resource

(Skokie, Ill.) November 25, 2019 – The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) has updated its Allergy Documentation Toolkit. The revised version includes an overview of challenges and improvement strategies, as well as more specific information on…

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AAAHC Announces New Board Officers and Directors

(Skokie, Ill.) October 23, 2019 – The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) announced new officers and election results for three new directors to its Board of Directors for 2020. Qualified, committed volunteer Board leaders are essential…

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AAAHC Report Identifies Areas of Compliance and Opportunities for Improvement

(Skokie, Ill.)  September 23, 2019 – AAAHC recently released its Quality Roadmap 2019 report, which includes analyses of data from more than 1,200 accreditation surveys conducted in 2018. The report identifies areas of high and low compliance, providing…

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Boynton Health wins ACHA Best Professional Practice Poster

Healthcare clinicians and nurses from the University of Minnesota Boynton Health –the nation’s first college health service to be accredited by AAAHC –recently shared their compelling study at the American College Health Association’s (ACHA) annual conference in Denver,…

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AAAHC Awards Its First Advanced Orthopaedic Certification

(Skokie, Ill.) July 22, 2019 — The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), the industry leader in ambulatory health care accreditation, recently awarded the Minnesota Valley Surgery Center (Burnsville, MN) with the first AAAHC Advanced Orthopaedic Certification—since…

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AAAHC Opens Applications for New Governance Units

(Skokie, Ill.) July 9, 2019 — The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), the leader in ambulatory health care accreditation, is seeking enthusiastic health care professionals to volunteer for its new committees, called Governance Units. Supporting AAAHC’s…

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AAAHC Drives 1095 Strong: Quality Every Day with Best-Practices Resources

(Skokie, Ill.) July 15, 2019 — The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) offers organizations a foundation on which to build a quality-improvement culture that is integrated with their day-to-day operations and based on the 1095 Strong,…

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