CHEYENNE, Wyo (Wyoming News Now) – Western Wyoming Medical has been accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). The accreditation distinguishes this cardiovascular and surgical center from many other ambulatory establishments by its adherence to rigorous standards of care and safety. Accredited organization status means that Western Wyoming Medical has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care set by the AAAHC. More than 6,100 ambulatory health care organizations across the United States are currently accredited by the AAAHC.
1095 Strong is a transformational movement and call to action led by the AAAHC to equip ambulatory leaders with the best they need to operationalize quality practices. The three-year, or 1,095-day, period between accreditations is a critical time when ambulatory health organizations, with the help of senior experts, can develop the kind of everyday habits that allow industry leaders to providing the best quality care to their patients. Organizations, such as Western Wyoming Medical, that achieve AAAHC accreditation embody the 1095 Strong spirit, quality every day, an ongoing commitment to high quality care and patient safety. While on-site investigation is an important part of the process, continuous compliance and continuous improvement are part of the accreditation maintenance mindset that a facility should incorporate into its day-to-day operations long after completion. end of the investigation. The purpose of accreditation is for organizations to adopt policies and procedures that fuel continuous quality improvement and self-assessment on a daily basis.
Ambulatory care organizations seeking AAAHC accreditation undergo a thorough self-assessment and on-site investigation by AAAHC surveyors – physicians, nurses and administrators who are actively involved in ambulatory care. The survey is peer-based and educational, showcasing best practices to help an organization improve its care and services.
Thoughtful leaders have come together to design, develop and deploy a modern healthcare facility in Lander, Wyoming that enables physicians and other providers to diagnose, treat and perform procedures for peripheral vascular and cardiovascular disease, as well as outpatient surgical procedures.
“I am extremely proud of the staff and physicians in their tremendous accomplishment in carrying out this quality and patient safety audit provided to patients by Western Wyoming Medical,” said Robert A. Daugherty, Owner.
Western Wyoming Medical provides ambulatory, peripheral vascular and cardiovascular surgery services in our state-of-the-art surgical room and catherization laboratory.
AAAHC Founded in 1979, the AAAHC is the leader in accreditation of ambulatory health care, with more than 6,100 organizations accredited. We accredit a wide range of outpatient settings including outpatient surgery centers, in-office surgery facilities, endoscopy centers, student health centers, group medical and dental practices, community health centers , employer-based health clinics, retail clinics, and Indian / tribal clinics. health centers, among others. AAAHC advocates for the provision of high quality health care through the development and adoption of nationally recognized standards. We provide valuable survey experience based on an educational peer review approach to onsite review.
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