WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 14, 2017)—Barbara McCann was named CEO and president of Community Health Accreditation Partner or CHAP Inc., after serving as interim president and CEO since July 2017.
—Via NAHC, WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 4, 2017)—Growth in the private duty homecare industry industry has led to calls for more oversight and regulation and more states are considering legislation to make accreditation for private duty homecare agencies mandatory.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (October 3, 2017)—The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is accepting applications for a new Compounding Accreditation for pharmacies. The new accreditation will focus solely focus on non-sterile compounding and is only available in conjunction with BOC Retail or Retail + DMEPOS accreditation.
—Via AAHomecare, WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2017)—Storms are brewing, and not just the metaphorical kind caused by crushing reimbursement and regulations. As we move into the late summer months, suppliers are readying their companies for hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, heat waves and other disasters that wreak havoc on communities, leaving their customers in need of vital equipment and services.
NEW BERLIN, Wis. (June 28, 2017)—Home Care Medical, Inc. one of Wisconsin’s largest and most respected providers of home medical equipment, respiratory care and rehab technology has received reaccreditation from the Joint Commission.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (June 20, 2017)—Evans Incorporated, a provider of human-centered organizational, process, technology and operational consulting solutions focused on fail-safe solutions in health care and aviation announces today that it is hosting an Emergency Preparedness Webinar on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 12–1 PM ET to discuss the procedural and regulatory challenges related to health care emergency preparedness.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 9, 2017)—Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) released the 2018 CHAP Standards of Excellence v.1 that will equip home health providers with the tools they need to meet changing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements, which are proposed to go into effect on January 13, 2018.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (May 30, 2017)—The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) of South Florida recognized Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) President and CEO Claudia Zacharias, MBA, CAE as a top 50 women-led business leader at its 12th annual Top Women-Led Businesses Luncheon on May 18.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (May 4, 2017)—The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) is pleased to announce it is moving to a 44 percent larger space, transitioning from a 3,600 square foot office to a larger 5,183 square foot office space to accommodate continued growth. As part of the transition, BOC will be closed beginning Thursday, June 1 and reopening Tuesday, June 6. The new address, effective June 6, 2017, is 10461 Mill Run Circle, Suite 1250, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (April 18, 2017)—Evans Incorporated, a provider of human-centered organizational, process, technology and operational consulting solutions focused on safety and fail-safe solutions in aviation and health care, today announces the launch of its CAARMA Emergency Health Preparedness Solutions Suite.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (March 9, 2017)—Staff members at the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) are winners in two categories of this year’s prestigious Stevie Awards competition: Business Development Professional of the Year and Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year.
LAS VEGAS (February 24, 2017)—Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) invites members of the media to attend all or part of its one-day workshop, “An Introduction to the Certified Durable Medical Equipment Specialist (CDME),” which will be presented in collaboration with the MED Group at Medtrade Spring. Medtrade is the largest home medical equipment exposition and conference in the United States.
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. & DARTMOUTH, Mass. (January 4, 2017)—Care Resource, an East Providence-based home health agency, homecare and medical supply company serving Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts, announces it has once again earned full accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) through 2019 for both the East Providence, Rhode Island, and Dartmouth, Massachusetts locations.
ATLANTA (September 15, 2016)—Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) is supporting disaster relief efforts in Louisiana, working with its local contacts (particularly in Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes, two of the worst-hit areas) to contribute funding, equipment and other supplies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 15, 2016)—The Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA) announced that it has accredited the specialty pharmacy practice model of KloudScript, Inc., a community-led specialty pharmacy care network, in partnership with one of its community pharmacy members, Doc’s Pharmacy. The announcement marks the first time a specialty-at-retail service provider and pharmacy provider have jointly received this industry-leading accreditation.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (September 15, 2016)—Briggs Healthcare, a post-acute documentation and regulatory solutions company, announced the availability of their latest e-products application, which offers Briggs documentation products in a plug-and-play solution. The form APIs are available for long-term care, homecare, assisted living and hospice, and include Briggs forms in HTML and advanced PDF electronic designs.