BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Accountable Healthcare Holdings Corp, a provider of quality healthcare staffing solutions based in Boca Raton, today announced that its Clearwater, Florida and Portland, Oregon locations have achieved the Gold Seal of Approval® for healthcare staffing services certification from The Joint Commission.
The two branches recently underwent an on-site review of its compliance with national standards that assess how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff, and how they monitor staff's performance.
"Health care organizations that contract with Accountable Healthcare Staffing in Clearwater and Portland can now look to Joint Commission certification as an assurance that Accountable Healthcare Staffing demonstrates a commitment to providing and continuously improving quality services," says Michele Sacco, M.S., executive director, Health Care Staffing Services Certification, The Joint Commission.
The Joint Commission's certification program, launched in October 2004, offers an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm's abilities to provide competent staffing services.
"We're certainly proud to receive The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™. Certification recognizes Accountable Healthcare Staffing's dedication to providing healthcare professionals that are qualified to provide safe, high-quality care to patients," commented Pat Donohoe, Chief Nursing Executive. "As our other Branches meet the criteria for Joint Commission Certification, they will also undergo the scrutiny of the review process as we move toward establishing company wide, corporate Certification."
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, including more than 10,300 hospitals and home care organizations, and more than 6,500 other health care organizations that provide long term care, behavioral health care, laboratory and ambulatory care services. The Joint Commission currently certifies more than 2,000 disease-specific care programs, focused on the care of patients with chronic illnesses such as stroke, joint replacement, stroke rehabilitation, heart failure and many others. The Joint Commission also provides health care staffing services certification for more than 750 staffing offices. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.
With over two centuries of combined experience between their Executive Management and Branch Teams, Accountable Healthcare Holdings Corp is one of the fastest growing healthcare staffing agencies in the U.S. A provider of quality healthcare staffing solutions with locations in Boca Raton, Jacksonville, Clearwater, Orlando & South Florida; Dallas, San Antonio & Houston, Texas; Tulsa, Oklahoma, Albuquerque & Roswell, New Mexico; East Brunswick & West Orange, New Jersey; Macon, Georgia, Metro Washington D. C.; Denver, Colorado; St. Louis, MO and Portland, Oregon, the Company's combined experience began in the '70s when healthcare staffing was just gaining recognition and momentum. Today, their teams bring together the experience and expertise of this dynamic industry as accountability and standards play an increasing role.
To learn more about Accountable Healthcare Staffing, visit the Company's website at AHCStaff.com.
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