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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QSO Memo 20-22 Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in Outpatient Settings: FAQs and Considerations

Please share this individuals in the following roles: CEO, COO, CNO, Chief Medical Officer Quality Director, Director of Surgery Services, Director of Outpatient Services Infection Control Coordinator, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Accreditation Coordinator CMS QSO-20-22 Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) in Outpatient Settings: FAQs and Considerations Key points: This CMS QSO…

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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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