NHS Human Services Receives Award from Health Ethics Trust
LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Health Ethics Trust, a Division of the Council of Ethical Organizations, has awarded the NHS Human Services Compliance program an unconditional three-year certification effective October 5, 2009. This award was made after a three month intensive review of the NHS program which included a two team site visit. A three-member panel of highly respected compliance experts from around the country made the final recommendation and decision. These individuals found that the NHS program met the highest standards and passed their review with no exceptions. NHS Human Services is the only behavioral health organization in the nation to have a Certified Compliance Program. In their findings, the Health Ethics Trust noted that, “the staff of the compliance program along with the senior leadership of the organization were clearly the greatest strengths of the program in the eyes of all reviewers.”
The goal of the Compliance Program Certification is to create a system that organizations and individuals can rely on when judging the honesty and integrity of another organization. Mark Pastin, President of the Health Ethics Trust commented, “The panel was impressed by all aspects of the NHS Human Services Compliance Program. We are all very proud that they have attained this certification.”
With headquarters in Lafayette Hill, PA, NHS Human Services is a multi-state, multi-service non profit provider of human services. They provide care in the areas of mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, addictive diseases, juvenile justice, education, autism, and foster care. NHS currently has programs in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Louisiana.
SOURCE NHS Human Services