JCAHO, accreditation, William Bee Ririe Hospital and Clinic, demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)-national standards for healthcare quality and safety, has earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval.
The William Bee Ririe Hospital & Rural Health Clinic JCAHO accreditation demonstrates our commitment to quality patient care and patient safety. "We view obtaining and continuing JCAHO accreditation as another step toward excellence," William Bee Ririe's Chief Executive Officer and Administrator, Jan Jensen, R. N., said.
The public can access Quality Reports from the Quality Check section of the Joint Commission website, www.jcaho.org or by going directly to www.qualitycheck.org.
Anyone who has concerns about patient care and safety that have not been addressed through the patient complaint systems process or hospital's management, is encouraged to contact the Joint Commission's Office of Quality Monitoring. Report any concerns or register complaints about a Joint Commission-accredited healthcare organization by either calling 1-800-994-6610 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Bee Ririe Has the Only CAP Accredited Hospital Laboratory in Rural Nevada
The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is an internationally recognized program and the only one of its kind that utilizes teams of practicing laboratory professionals as inspectors. Designed to go beyond regulatory compliance, the program helps laboratories achieve the highest standards of excellence to positively impact patient care.
The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program meets the needs of a variety of laboratory settings from complex university medical centers to physician office laboratories. The program also covers a complete array of disciplines and testing procedures. Because of its comprehensive nature, CAP accreditation can help achieve a consistently high level of service throughout an institution or healthcare system.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program deeming authority. It is also recognized by the Joint Commission and can be used to meet many state certification requirements. The CAP also provides laboratory accreditation to forensic urine drug testing and reproductive laboratories, co-sponsored with the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).
What is an accredited laboratory?
An accredited laboratory is one that is inspected by a private not-for-profit accrediting organization that has been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and its requirements deemed as equivalent to or more stringent than CMS's regulatory requirements.
What is CAP accreditation?
The goal of the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is to improve patient safety by advancing the quality of pathology and laboratory services through education, standard setting, and ensuring laboratories meet or exceed regulatory requirements. Upon successful completion of the inspection process, the laboratory is awarded CAP accreditation and becomes part of an exclusive group of more than 7,000 laboratories worldwide that have met the highest standards of excellence.
William Bee Ririe's Radiology Services are ACR Accredited in MRI, CT, and Mammography
When you see the gold seals of the American College of Radiology accreditation, you can be sure that you are in a facility that meets standards for imaging quality and safety. Being ACR accredited means that our facility has voluntarily gone through a vigorous review process to ensure that we meet nationally-accepted standards of care. Our personnel are also well qualified, through education and certification, to perform medical imaging, interpret your images, and administer your radiation therapy treatments. Additionally, our equipment is appropriate for the test or treatment you will receive, and our facility meets or exceeds quality assurance and safety guidelines. William Bee Ririe Hospital's radiologists are accredited by The American College of Radiology. WBRH's Mammography department is also fully ACR accredited. You can rest assured that your prescribed imaging test is being done at a facility that has met the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety. The facility and its personnel have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the largest and oldest imaging accrediting body in the U.S. and a professional organization of 34,000 physicians.