We are delighted to announce that Emergency Hospital Systems (EHS) has recently achieved Hospital reaccreditation from the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) and the Conditions of Participation outlined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This remarkable achievement demonstrates our commitment to upholding the highest safety standards and providing quality patient care.
In October 2023, all four facilities within Emergency Hospital Systems underwent a thorough, unannounced two-day onsite evaluation conducted by the CIHQ team. The comprehensive assessment included a tour of our hospital facilities, reviews of medical records, direct observations of care practices, and interviews with our staff and patients.
Michael Adkins, CEO of EHS, expressed his heartfelt appreciation to the entire EHS team for their collective efforts in achieving hospital accreditation with CIHQ. He also stated that this accomplishment recognizes every individual’s dedication and hard work within Emergency Hospital Systems. He also added that this recognition reaffirms the high-quality care the hospital consistently provides to the community.
EHS proactively implemented a series of initiatives to prepare for the reaccreditation process. These initiatives included organizing regular educational sessions with our staff to focus on CIHQ standards and guidelines, enhancing documentation practices in medical records to meet CIHQ standards, and launching staff-initiated patient-centered care programs, among other strategic