accreditation


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the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)

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The Chicago-based commission, established in 1951, conducts accreditation reviews for more than 20,000 health care organizations, including more than 5,000 hospitals nationwide.
We support the NCQA accreditation process," said George J.
Accreditation helped in developing closer ties with other CPA who specialize in PFP.
BOSTON -- ProMutual Group, a leading provider of medical malpractice liability insurance in the Northeast, was recently awarded a two year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
CARF, founded in 1966 and based in Tucson, Ariz, provides accreditation to more than 3,800 organizations in the U.
Like many law enforcement leaders, the chief wondered if accreditation would prove beneficial and practical.
In a separate report card, the hospital's home health program scored an overall 92 from the commission and was given accreditation with recommendations for improvement.
The new Conference/Retreat Center (CRC, for short) Accreditation program is designed for those conference and retreat centers that serve adult and other groups who come together for meetings, training sessions and educational or inspirational programs.
Accreditation was viewed as a means to identify for the public those members who, through increased study and practice, held special knowledge beyond that expected of CPAs in general.
DOCPER screens the information submitted based on guidance found in the Civilian Personnel Accreditation Procedures for Italy; legal questions are referred to USSSO.
Greater accountability within the agency: the accreditation process provides a system of written directives, sound training, clearly defined lines of authority, and routine reports that support decision making and resource allocation.
JCAHO's market research revealed that, although LTC organizations valued accreditation, they preferred a less costly and streamlined accreditation process that would not be duplicative of the state agency survey.
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has acquired the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC), an accrediting body founded in 1985 by the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) in Washington, D.
Accreditation is a strenuous process that takes time, effort, and energy.
Five years after nearly losing its accreditation, the Los Angeles Zoo underwent scrutiny from inspectors again Thursday - but this time animal keepers welcomed the attention as they showed off stunning improvements, including a new petting zoo and revamped ape exhibits.
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