Don't Be Afraid: It's Only Accreditation and I like It

55 Minutes
SKU: 14ACOEM-206

TRACK(S): Management and Administration in OEM

Jordan Firestone, MD, PhD, MPH*, NASA-Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
Michael Kulczycki, MBA, The Joint Commission, Oakbrooke Terrace, IL (Moderator)

Employers are shifting to providing more primary healthcare in the work setting for employees and their families. What assurance is there that these paid-for benefits are of a high-quality? Accreditation is a process
whereby healthcare providers invite an independent, outside evaluation of the health services and the supporting delivery systems being offered. The accreditor’s determination—based on state-of-the-artnational standards—serves as a review of the healthcare provider’s delivery of service value.

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