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2013-09-05 23:01:38

It's one of only seven hospitals in Pennsylvania and 56 nationwide. Abington, PA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Abington Memorial Hospital (AMH) is one of seven hospitals in Pennsylvania and one of only 56 in the nation to earn Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Complex Stroke Centers are recognized as industry leaders and are responsible for setting the national agenda in highly-specialized...

2013-09-04 12:33:02

Debut New Edition of Standards for Hospitals and Academic Medical Centers OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faculty from Joint Commission International (JCI) will be hosting major educational events in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. The events will showcase useful practices and knowledge that health care organizations need to succeed as JCI-accredited organizations. The education events will feature the much-anticipated fifth( )edition...

2013-09-02 12:20:26

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joint Commission International (JCI) announces the release of the fifth edition of its International Accreditation Standards for Hospitals. The standards, written for a global audience, are updated triennially and address patient safety and quality of care at hospitals and academic medical centers. More than 575 health care organizations in 56 countries have earned JCI accreditation. (Logo:...

2013-08-30 23:26:47

Aequor Healthcare Services was once again awarded the Certificate of Distinction for Healthcare Staffing Services by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission), the nation’s oldest and largest health care accrediting body. Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Aequor Healthcare 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...

2013-08-30 23:00:52

American workers approaching retirement are facing the same transitional challenges in their state of health and healthcare benefits. Retired seniors and individuals with limited or non-existent healthcare coverage are turning to medical travel and medical travel facilitators like SmartCare Worldwide to gain access to important medical services. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Many employers in the U.S. have dramatically reduced or terminated their retirement benefits. This...

2013-08-27 12:27:36

MCKINNEY, Texas, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist McKinney Hospital is proud to announce that they earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation. The award demonstrates the facility's compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for healthcare quality and safety in hospitals. The Joint Commission deploys an unannounced team of experts to evaluate a facility for compliance with standards of care specific to patient needs, including...

2013-08-26 23:18:18

As a leading provider of holiday accommodation in Southern Thailand, Krabi Riviera Co Ltd is pleased to support an event recently held by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). As part of its ongoing campaign to promote Thailand as an outstanding provider of health and wellness services, TAT has recently hosted the ‘Medical and Wellness Tourism Trade and Media FAM Trip 2013.’ (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 More than 30 medical facilitators and travel agencies specialising in health and...

2013-08-23 16:23:22

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center (FVRMC) has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval(TM) for its Inpatient Diabetes Care program, demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. FVRMC is the first hospital in Orange County to earn this certification, one of only 11 in California and 66 nationwide. "In achieving Joint Commission...

2013-08-19 23:17:46

DNV Healthcare has awarded full accreditation to Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, and Quentin Mease Hospital. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 DNV Healthcare has awarded full accreditation to Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, and Quentin Mease Hospital. Harris Health System switched to DNV from The Joint Commission earlier this year, and has now successfully conducted, and passed, its DNV on-site surveys. By...

2013-08-14 23:03:19

The Joint Commission awards hospital Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Center Abington, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, recently recognized Abington Health Lansdale Hospital with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. Achievement of this certification signifies an organization’s dedication to fostering better outcomes for patients. Lansdale Hospital underwent a rigorous...