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Avera eCARE® Receives Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation from Joint Commission

Jun 04, 2018 11:47PM ● By MED Magazine

Avera eCARE is proud to announce that it recently earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with 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.

"We’re pleased to earn this accreditation from The Joint Commission,” said Deanna Larson, CEO of Avera eCARE. “It’s a validation of our ongoing commitment to quality care and safety. Our team continues to work together to ensure that patients receive high quality care at all of our partner sites.”

To receive the accreditation, Avera eCARE underwent a rigorous, onsite survey. During the review, a team of Joint Commission surveyors with expertise in ambulatory health care, evaluated Avera eCARE’s compliance with ambulatory care standards related to a variety of areas, including:

  • Emergency Management

  • Leadership

  • Provision of Care, Treatment and Services

  • Performance Improvement

  • Patient Rights

Avera eCARE achieved the best possible results and received excellent feedback.

“We commend Avera eCARE and its staff for achieving this pinnacle demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and quality. Your passion, dedication and tenacity can ultimately improve patient care. We thank Avera eCARE for its commitment to patient safety,” said Michael Kulczycki, MBA, CAE, executive director, Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission.