EHR Systems and Accreditation

An Electronic Health Record (EHR) system is not necessary to get accredited, but it can certainly help! Watch the video to learn more about how an EHR can help your organization meet many accreditation standards.

Accreditation 101

For those who may be new to the accreditation game, in this video Jennifer goes over the basics of accreditation, including “how” and the “why” of accreditation for your organization.

Where to Start if You’re Considering Accreditation for the First Time

Starting the accreditation process can be overwhelming: from determining which accrediting body to work with, to obtaining buy in from the board of directors and staff, to creating your team. In this video Jennifer highlights initial items to consider when beginning the road to national accreditation.

For assistance with any aspect of accreditation preparation or maintenance of accreditation, please contact us or schedule a free 30-minute consultation meeting.

How long does it take to become accredited?

We are often asked how long it takes to become nationally accredited. Whether you seek accreditation to increase reimbursement rates from private payers, to enhance your organization’s operations and program delivery or due to a mandate under the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), for example, achieving accreditation is a worthy endeavor. However, many organizations underestimate the time commitment involved.
Watch our brief video tip about how to best gauge the time required when preparing for accreditation and visit our blog on “National Accreditation – Where Do We Begin.