The Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) Recognizes AmeriCare’s Innovation and Vision for Eighth Year.
(Troy, Michigan) – July 15, 2014 – The Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP) announced that AmeriCare Medical, Inc. has been awarded accreditation under the CHAP Care Standards of Excellence for Home Care Nursing and Staffing, Specialty Pharmacy and Medical Equipment and Supply. The accreditation comes after an exhaustive review of every aspect of AmeriCare’s three subsidiaries, AmeriStaff Nursing Services, Sun Medical Equipment and Rx IV Infusion Pharmacy. The on-site evaluation focused on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources, and long-term viability.
“Receiving CHAP accreditation is just one of the many tangible ways we continue to demonstrate our commitment to providing home health services to clients with the highest professional, safety and ethical standards,” said Gregory Jamian, president of AmeriCare Medical, Inc.
One of CHAP’s primary objectives is to enable home health care companies and other health care organizations to develop and maintain state-of-the-art national standards of excellence. A CHAP team member said that it was “extremely rare” for an organization to score as well as AmeriCare Medical did during their survey for medical staffing, private duty nursing, durable medical equipment and pharmacy services, simultaneously. “We are pleased that AmeriCare Medical, Inc. chose CHAP accreditation,” said Michael S. Grogan, Senior Vice President of Business Development. “Voluntarily selecting to achieve CHAP accreditation and meeting our standards of excellence demonstrates AmeriCare Medical’s commitment to quality.”
The CHAP report indicated several organizational strengths:
- Top leadership ranking within the healthcare industry.
- High employee morale and job satisfaction contributing to a positive work environment.
- Experienced management team and Board of Directors who are committed to quality care, standards of excellence and the development of their innovative, world-class performance program, all of which are integral in addressing the medical needs of communities served.
- Collaboration with the educational community to increase student awareness of home care opportunities.
- The comprehensiveness of our programs while maintaining a high quality of standard of care.
CHAP is the oldest national, community-based accrediting body with more than 5,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. CHAP’s purpose is to define and advance the highest standards of community-based care.
About AmeriCare Medical, Inc.
For over three decades, AmeriCare Medical, Inc. has provided integrated healthcare services to hospitals, assisted care facilities and private homes throughout Michigan. AmeriCare Medical, Inc. is the parent company of AmeriStaff Nursing Services, Sun Medical Equipment and Rx IV Pharmacy, making it a one-stop shop for patients and their home care needs. AmeriCare Medical, Inc. is accredited by theCommunity Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) for high standards of excellence in medical staffing, private duty nursing, durable medical equipment and pharmacy services.