How AAAHC plans to refine accreditation in 2019: 5 details

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care is celebrating its 40-year anniversary, and is strengthening its accreditation process over the next year.

The key details to know:

1. AAAHC plans to engage more with clients during the accreditation cycle through providing resources such as tools and further education.

2. Future accreditation efforts will focus on relevant standards to each setting and practice.

3. The organization wants to hold accredited organizations accountable to applying plans of correction for standards, and undergoing annual gap assessments.

4. AAAHC aims to ensure surveyors consistently deliver quality education to survey participants.

5. AAAHC plans to expand its survey portfolio for organizations that seek specialty healthcare service accreditation.

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