Update: HFAP to begin onsite surveys in June

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, HFAP paused onsite survey activity beginning in mid-March. At that time, we began collecting weekly data from organizations as each entered the six-month period (the “survey window”) prior to the stated expiration of accreditation/certification. At this time, we expect to begin surveying in the month of June.…

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Update: No HFAP surveys through May

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, HFAP initially paused onsite survey activity from Mid-March through April. On April 15, the decision was made to extend the moratorium through May. On May 15, a decision will be made about resuming surveys in June. We will move forward month-by-month until it becomes reasonable to conduct…

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HFAP Celebrates 75 Years

Nation’s original accreditor remains at the forefront of quality improvement, patient safety

(Chicago) January 13, 2020 – This year, HFAP, America’s original healthcare accreditation program, is celebrating its diamond anniversary – marking 75 years of leadership in healthcare accreditation and quality improvement. Since its founding in 1945, HFAP has driven advancement in patient safety and quality of care through a collaborative, informative and peer-based approach to the accreditation experience.

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HFAP Joint Replacement Certification named to the BCBS Blue Distinction Program

Certification Validates ASCs and Hospitals Providing Safe, Effective Care to Patients and Payers  (Chicago) March 7, 2018 – The Joint Replacement Certification with Distinction for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) program from HFAP, America’s original healthcare accreditation program, was recently approved to be included in the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Blue Distinction® Specialty Care program,…

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