NORTH ALABAMA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL
AWARDED ACCREDITATION BY
THE CENTER FOR IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTHCARE QUALITY
Athens, AL, 6/27/18– North Alabama Specialty Hospital has been awarded full accreditation by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ).
North Alabama Specialty Hospital underwent a rigorous unannounced on-site survey in 5/2018. A team of CIHQ expert surveyors evaluated North Alabama Specialty Hospital for compliance to standards specifically designed to assure that hospitals provide safe quality care to the communities they serve.
“We are proud to award accreditation to North Alabama Specialty Hospital” states Richard Curtis, Chief Executive Officer of CIHQ. “Our accreditation program is comprehensive and thorough. It is not an easy process, and organizations must demonstrate a strong commitment to quality patient care.”
Established in 1999, CIHQ is a private organization dedicated to helping hospitals improve the quality of care rendered in their communities. CIHQ is approved by the Center for Medicare Services (CMS) to deem hospitals as meeting federal Conditions of Participation in Medicare.