WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medsurant Holdings, LLC, the leading provider of outsourced Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM) services to hospitals and surgeons, today announced it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
Medsurant underwent a rigorous onsite survey on February 27th and 28th. During the review, a Joint Commission surveyor with expertise in ambulatory health care evaluated compliance with ambulatory care standards related to a variety of areas, including coordination of care, performance improvement, infection prevention and control, and patient education and training.
Established in 1975, The Joint Commission's Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Program encourages high-quality patient care in all types of freestanding ambulatory care facilities. Today, the Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Program serves 2,100 ambulatory care providers, with more than 8,500 sites of care, which, in turn, serve more than 83 million patient visits annually.
"Quality is ingrained in the fabric of Medsurant's culture," says Julia Caviness, Chief Clinical Officer, Medsurant. "The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval is a testament to our shared passion for IONM and the relentless effort to improve upon our successes."
"We commend Medsurant Holdings and its staff for achieving this pinnacle demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and quality," says Michael Kulczycki, M.B.A., CAE, executive director, Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission. "Your passion, dedication and tenacity can ultimately improve patient care. Thank you for your commitment to patient safety and entrusting The Joint Commission to assist you."
"Medsurant Holdings and it's practices across the country are the epitome of patient-centered care," says Jordan Klear, CEO, Medsurant. "This accreditation and recognition by The Joint Commission solidifies the fact that our goal is optimal patient safety and care."
The Joint Commission's ambulatory health care standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations measure, assess and improve performance.
About The Joint Commission:
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.
About Medsurant Holdings:
Medsurant Holdings, LLC is the leading provider of outsourced Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM) services to hospitals and surgeons. Through continuing education, advanced practices and unsurpassed patient care, Medsurant works with surgeons to help mitigate any risk of surgical injury while also protecting patients and providing cost effective options to hospitals for any surgical procedure where neural structures are at risk. Through its commitment to quality and service, Medsurant provides the confidence needed for better outcomes. Medsurant is also proud to support the local communities in which they do business. Medsurant recently made the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies. Learn more: http://medsurantholdings.com.
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