PHOENIX, April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Management Solutions, LLC (AMMS) today announced it had earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
AMMS underwent a rigorous, unannounced on-site survey on March 18th & 19th, 2019. During the review, a team of Joint Commission surveyors with expertise in ambulatory health care, evaluated compliance with ambulatory care standards related to a variety of areas, including coordination of care, monitoring for procedures that involve use of sedation or anesthesia, infection prevention and control, management of medications, and patient education and training.
Established in 1975, The Joint Commission's Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Program encourages high-quality patient care in all types of freestanding ambulatory care facilities. Today, the Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation Program serves 2,100 ambulatory care providers, with more than 8,500 sites of care, which, in turn, help more than 83 million patient visits annually.
"Joint Commission accreditation provides ambulatory care organizations with the processes contributing to improvements in a variety of areas from the enhancement of staff education to the demonstration of leading practices within the ambulatory setting," said Pearl Darling, MBA, executive director, Ambulatory Care Accreditation Program, The Joint Commission. "We commend Advanced Medical Management Solutions, LLC and its staff for achieving this pinnacle demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and quality. Your passion, dedication, and tenacity can ultimately improve patient care. Thank you for your commitment to patient safety and entrusting The Joint Commission to assist you."
"The Joint Commission is the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation. AMMS takes pride in providing a high-quality patient experience now our organization can proudly wear The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® showcasing their continuous commitment to excellence and patient care," added Patrick F. Santore Jr. CEO, Advanced Medical Management Solutions, LLC. "We are committed to The Joint Commission's goal of Zero accidents and the continued development and implementation of new approaches and strategies that have the potential to improve care for the patients in our community."
The Joint Commission's ambulatory health care standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations measure, assess and improve performance.
The Joint Commission
Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at www.jointcommission.org.
Advanced Medical Management Solutions, LLC
Advanced Medical Management Solutions, LLC (AMMS) began in 2018 as a healthcare management company to aid radiology practices, imaging centers, and hospitals nationwide. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, AMMS manages over 35 healthcare facilities in the United States; and the company employs over 70 healthcare professionals. AMMS is an entity of Medical Diagnostic Imaging Group (MDIG) a hospital-based radiology group with over 32 years of experience providing radiology, and healthcare management services. Learn more at https://www.mdigrad.com.
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