Access Physicians Earns Joint Commission Accreditation for Ambulatory Health Care
Access Physicians, one of the nation’s leading specialty telemedicine groups, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
Access Physicians underwent a rigorous review by a team of Joint Commission reviewers who evaluated compliance with the Ambulatory Health Care standards spanning several areas including emergency management, environment of care, human resources, leadership, and record of care.
The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.
The Gold Seal of the Joint Commission is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. Read more about Access Physicians’ latest news.
“We are honored to receive The Joint Commission accreditation in recognition of our continuous efforts to improve, innovate, and deliver on our promise to bring clinical excellence to medicine by delivering world-class physicians and redefine the standard of care in telemedicine.”
Chris Gallagher, M.D.
Access Physicians Chief Executive Officer
More Than Technology
Access Physicians knows that telemedicine today means more than delivering care through technology. To our hospital partners, it’s about more than a high-definition digital display. It’s about more than the camera’s specs. It’s about delivering the best experience for patients, physicians, and nurses. Delivering world-class care with better outcomes and ROI.
Access Physicians designs telemedicine programs based on each hospital’s needs, helping small rural hospitals keep patients closer to home with access to world class physicians, and providing larger health systems with specialty physician capacity where it’s needed most.
Workflow and Team Integration
Delivering great care for patients means providing seamless systems for providers. From physicians to nurses, we improve satisfaction by prioritizing specialist accessibility and application of bedside manner through the computer screen. Our unique process cultivates an interpersonal co-working relationship between online and on-site providers that benefits patient outcomes and provider satisfaction.