Not all program programs are Joint Commission accredited or meet the highest standard of care. Being Joint Commission accredited means demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement in client care. Joint Commission standards focus on state-of-art performance improvement strategies that help health care organizations improve the safety and quality of care. We are invested in the highest standards to earn the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.
This accreditation also means that it will increase the chances for our families to get reimbursement from their insurance for their child’s treatment at Engage. Joint Commission accreditation is recognized by insurers and other third parties. In some markets, accreditation is becoming a prerequisite to eligibility for insurance reimbursement and for participation in managed plans or contract bidding.
Here are some of the reasons Engage is Joint Commission Accredited:
Helps organize and strengthen client safety – Client and staff safety and quality of care issues are at the forefront of Joint Commission standards and initiatives.
Strengthens community confidence in the quality and safety of care, treatment and services – Achieving accreditation makes a strong statement to the community about an organization’s efforts to provide the highest quality services.
Improves risk management and risk reduction – Joint Commission standards focus on state-of-the-art performance improvement strategies that help health care organizations continuously improve the safety and quality of care, which can reduce the risk of error or low-quality care.
Provides professional advice and counsel, enhancing staff education – Joint Commission surveyors are experienced health care professionals trained to provide expert advice and education services during the on-site survey.
Provides a customized, intensive review – Joint Commission surveyors come from a variety of health care industries and are assigned to organizations that match their background. The standards also are specific to each accreditation program so each survey is relevant to your industry.
Enhances staff recruitment and development – Joint Commission accreditation can attract qualified personnel, who prefer to serve in an accredited organization. Accredited organizations also provide additional opportunities for staff to develop their skills and knowledge.
Recognized by insurers and other third parties – In some markets, accreditation is becoming a prerequisite to eligibility for insurance reimbursement and for participation in managed care plans or contract bidding.
Provides a framework for organizational structure and management – Accreditation involves preparing for a survey and maintaining a high level of quality and compliance with the latest standards. Joint Commission accreditation provides guidance to an organization’s quality improvement efforts.
Aligns health care organizations with one of the most respected names in health care – Being accredited by The Joint Commission helps organizations position for the future of integrated care.