AAAHC

AcronymDefinition
AAAHCAccreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (Skokie, IL)
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The company was chosen from a group of six finalists by the AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement, which is comprised of medical and healthcare industry professionals.
The current study examined all HRSA-funded HCs providing services to more than 21 million patients, and it sought to determine if achieving PCMH recognition in HCs was associated with better health care quality as measured by clinical performance measures reported by HCs and PCMH recognition through NCQA, the Joint Commission, AAAHC, and select state programs.
"We're changing the culture in health care by driving a new model for care delivery and creating a better overall patient experience, and the medical home accreditation from AAAHC further validates the impactful work we're doing."
The AAAHC offers a number of publications on its Web site (AAAHC, 2004), including the "AAAHC Physical Environment Checklist for Ambulatory Surgery Centers," accreditation handbooks, and self-assessment manuals, whereas TJC offers their standards in both electronic and paper formats (TJC, 2009a).
The physician must also obtain and maintain accreditation of the office setting by an approved accreditation agency such as the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), the Joint Commission, or the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), a division of the American Osteopathic Association.
Medicare (http://www.medicare.gov/), Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO: http://www.jointcommission.org), Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC: http://www.aaahc.org) and the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc.
In addition, she provides specialized risk management services to medical facilities helping them to maintain regulatory and accreditation (Joint Commission and AAAHC) compliance.
Accreditation from a national organization such as the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) provide a framework for assessing performance-improvement systems within ambulatory care organizations aimed at evaluating the administrative and clinical aspects of their operations.
is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), which because of stringent professional standards, ensures patients that they are receiving the highest level of health care available.
All procedures and services are done within the facility which includes the only AAAHC in office private cosmetic surgical suite in Fayetteville.
The centre opened for operations in 1991, is Medicare certified, State licensed, and AAAHC accredited.