TERRE HAUTE -- On Friday, Amedisys of Home Health of Terre Haute proudly announced its award of accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc. (ACHC) for home health and hospice services.
ACHC, a private, not-for-profit corporation, which is certified to ISO 9001:2000 standards, was developed by home care and community-based providers to help companies improve business operations and quality of patient care. Referring to the value of accreditation, ACHC President Tom Cesar indicated, "The survey process leads an organization to examine its policies and practices continually to clarify its strengths and improve its weaknesses."
Accreditation is a voluntary activity where healthcare organizations submit to peer review of their internal policies, processes and patient care delivery against national standards. By attaining accreditation, Amedisys of Home Health of Terre Haute has demonstrated its commitment to maintain a higher level of competency and strive for excellence in its products, services and customer satisfaction,
Amedisys, Inc., is a leading provider of home health and hospice services and operates more than 500 sites across the United States and Puerto Rico. In 1994, the Company became public and currently trades on The Nasdaq Global Select Market (NASDAQ) under the symbol "AMED." For more information about Amedisys, visit www.amedisys.com.