HFAP is the nation's oldest hospital accreditation organization, authorized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to accredit healthcare facilities since Medicare's start in 1965.
Combining education with rigorous assessment, HFAP will continue to help hospitals meet swiftly evolving quality standards.
As a smaller organization, HFAP
can provide facilities with both a rigorous assessment and a resource for improvement, should they miss the mark," said Michael J.
Achieving full accreditation from HFAP is an important milestone and another affirmation of our continuing commitment to provide our patients with safe and quality care," said Thomas Salerno, President and CEO of Anaheim General Hospital, a general medical and surgical hospital with 142 beds.
Reuther, Chief Operating Officer of HFAP, in a letter to the hospital.
According to Salerno, the HFAP team that surveyed the hospital recognized the many new clinical, quality and safety systems that have been implemented at Anaheim General.
Mary Medical Center clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care," said Michael Zarski, CEO of HFAP.
By awarding us accreditation, the HFAP has recognized our commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients and our community.
The HFAP is one of only three national voluntary accreditation programs authorized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to survey all hospitals and other medical facilities for compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation.