Skin Cancer Specialists P.C. & Aesthetic Center is honored to have earned the Joint Commission’s (JCAHO) prestigious Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care.This nationally recognized symbol of excellence shows that our practice adheres to the highest standards for safe and effective patient care.
The Joint Commission (JCAHO) is the oldest and largest medical accrediting organization in the United States. It awards the Gold Seal of Approval® to health care providers who successfully complete a rigorous application process which includes unannounced onsite reviews, complete fulfillment of the National Patient Safety Goals, and more. This honor is evidence of our dedication to providing patients the utmost in ambulatory health care, and we’re thrilled to share it with our staff, patients and community.
What is The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® ?
Our facility voluntarily underwent a thorough evaluation by The Joint Commission. The goal of the evaluation? To see if our facility meets The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards in delivering quality, safe care. By meeting these standards, our facility received The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® – an internationally recognized symbol of quality. The Joint Commission accredits more than 20,500 organizations worldwide and focuses on continually improving health care by setting the highest standards for health care quality throughout the world. In setting the standards, The Joint Commission consults doctors, nurses, and quality and safety experts to review the current standards and make recommendations for improvements.
What is accreditation?
Accreditation means that our staff has made an extra effort to review and improve the key areas that can affect the quality and safety of your care. Accreditation by The Joint Commission is considered the gold standard in health care. Specially trained health care professionals who are experts in their fields visited this facility to conduct a review that monitors how well our staff:
• provide a safe environment for your care
• educate you about the risks and options for your diagnosis and treatment
• protect your rights as a patient, including your privacy rights
• evaluate your condition, before, during and after diagnosis and treatment
• protect you against infection
• plan for emergency situations