We are proud to announce that we have officially earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation. The Joint Commission’s Behavioral Health Care Accreditation program was established in 1969, and has long set the standard for measuring outcome based patient care at the institutional level. CEO and founder, Andrew Burki states “Because our model is unique within the substance use disorder treatment industry, accreditation is particularly important in order to ensure that our services are consistent with the highest possible care standards.”
Joint Commission accreditation is a significant milestone that distinguishes an addiction treatment center’s commitment to establishing a culture of excellence. When a program makes the commitment to pursue accreditation, it means that the organization is placing itself under the gaze of the most discerning eyes within the health care industry. It also means that the individuals within the organization are bound by policy to commit to the rigors of the highest patient care and safety standards that often exceed what is required for state licensure.
Burki, who was named the Recovery Philanthropist of the Year by the Association of Recovery Schools earlier this month, has long been an advocate for change and improvement in the addiction treatment industry. “Research is the key to improved treatment outcomes, but you don’t have anything to measure without unifying industry practices around the highest existing standards of care. Joint Commission accreditation gives us a framework of measurable care standards around which we can enhance our model.” – Andrew Burki, CEO
The Joint Commission is recognized as the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation. The accrediting agency’s behavioral health care standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, quality improvement measurement experts, and individuals and their families. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations measure, assess and improve performance.
Eric Bricker LMHC CAP
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