PHOENIX, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Children's Care Network (PCCN) is the first pediatric network in the U.S. to achieve URAC accreditation as a clinically integrated network, recognizing its commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes and cost savings for patients, their families and the community.
URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. PCCN is the largest pediatric-dedicated, clinically-integrated organization in Arizona and one of a few networks of its kind in the U.S.
"Phoenix Children's is Arizona's pediatric health care services leader," said Casey Osborne, vice president of PCCN. "Phoenix Children's Care Network is dedicated to supporting our pediatric community of health care providers and the patients they serve. The URAC accreditation recognizes that the more than 1,000 PCCN health care providers in the metropolitan area are committed to supporting and providing the best care for the kids."
URAC is a nonprofit organization developing evidence-based measures and standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of health care.
"Change is inevitable and unavoidable in the delivery of health care in America, and Phoenix Children's Care Network now possess an advantage by having accredited its operations through URAC," said URAC president and CEO Kylanne Green. "Phoenix Children's is embracing population health and value-based goals of new payment models. Its accreditation from URAC will help them improve their processes while aligning them with industry best practices and regulations."
About Phoenix Children's Care Network
Phoenix Children's Care Network is a physician-led, pediatric-focused and clinically-integrated organization that represents a valuable alliance between and among community pediatricians and subspecialists, with the collective focus on improving quality of care while effectively managing associated costs.
Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. URAC is a nonprofit organization developing evidence-based measures and standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.
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