BrightStar Care of Appleton - Fox Cities Home Health Care Agency awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission
(Appleton, WI, June 7, 2021) – BrightStar Care of Appleton - Fox Cities has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization's commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.
BrightStar Care of Appleton - Fox Cities underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review on (date). During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with (program name) standards spanning several areas including (insert most relevant standards areas — examples include: emergency management, environment of care, infection prevention and control, leadership, medication management, and rights and responsibilities of the individual).
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.
"As a private accreditor, The Joint Commission surveys health care organizations to protect the public by identifying deficiencies in care and working with those organizations to correct them as quickly and sustainably as possible," says Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. "We commend (organization name) for its continuous quality improvement efforts in patient safety and quality of care."
BrightStar Care Owner Carol Brauer says, "We are very proud of our team and their accomplishment in receiving Joint Comm Gold Seal accreditation. Reaching this standard in health care is a big honor, and this award shows our team's dedication to providing a higher standard of care in our community."
For more information, please visit The Joint Commission website.
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