TELL CITY, INDIANA – Perry County Memorial Hospital was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent, accreditation organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It earned this distinction after HFAP conducted an extensive and objective review of the hospital’s quality and safety standards.
“PCMH clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care,” said Michael Zarski, CEO of HFAP. “We base our decision on federal standards, as well as recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement, and environmental safety. Perry County Memorial Hospital met or exceeded standards in every case.”
“We’re proud to achieve this prestigious distinction,” said Joseph Stuber, President and CEO of PCMH. “By awarding us accreditation, HFAP has recognized our commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients and our community. In fact, quality is consistently the priority focus in our strategic plans and goals.”
The HFAP is a non-profit, nationally recognized accreditation organization. It has been accrediting healthcare facilities for more than 60 years and under Medicare since its inception. Its mission is to advance high quality patient care and safety through objective application of recognized standards. Its accreditation is recognized by the federal government, state governments, managed care organizations, and insurance companies. For more information, go to: www.hfap.org.
The HFAP accreditation is a reflection on Perry County Memorial Hospital’s dedication to fulfilling the organization’s mission to provide high quality healthcare and exemplary customer service in the most caring, compassionate, and effective manner. PCMH is devoted to providing quality health care, making it the healthcare provider of choice for the community it serves. To find out more about Perry County Memorial Hospital, visit: www.pchospital.org. Perry County Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity provider and employer.