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Premise Health Expands AAAHC Partnership with Network Accreditation

July 21, 2016
Premise Health

AAAHCPremise Health operates more than 500 health centers for employers across the U.S.

SKOKIE, Ill. – July 21, 2016 – Premise Health, a leading worksite health and patient engagement company, has received accreditation through the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) for its health centers, including 54 designated Patient Centered Medical Homes, officials announced today. The AAAHC Network Accreditation Program measures an organization’s strategy against stringent, national quality standards across all of its sites of care to determine eligibility for accreditation.

“Premise Health embarked on this rigorous accreditation process to validate the high level of safety and quality care standards to which we hold ourselves accountable,” said Bryan Hammond, RRT, CPHRM, director of quality, accreditation and risk at Premise Health. “Our clients benefit from knowing that they not only made the right choice selecting Premise Health as their onsite provider, but that our methods are proven, effective, and confirmed by the healthcare community.”

Based in Brentwood, Tenn., Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country, serving more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of Fortune 1000 companies.

“AAAHC provided us an invaluable framework for evaluating our processes and confirming that we are doing the right thing, the right way, every time,” added Peter Vasquez, MD, senior vice president, medical operations, for Premise Health. “The survey process offered validation and reinforcement of our mission to help people get, stay and be well.”

AAAHC Network Accreditation is granted to the corporate organization and each individual site of care included in the network. Each site receives a certificate identifying it as being operated by a AAAHC-accredited entity.

“Providing our services to the prestigious Premise Health organization is a testament to the consultative, peer-based approach we offer,” said Dorota Rakowiecki, AAAHC director of ambulatory accreditation operations. “Our Network Accreditation Program serves a growing number of multi-site organizations that deliver employer-based health care.”

AAAHC is the country’s largest accreditor of employer-based health care. To learn more about Network Accreditation from AAAHC, visit

http://www.aaahc.org/en/accreditation/Network_Accreditation_Program/

About AAAHC
AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care), founded in 1979, is the leader in ambulatory health care accreditation with more than 6,000 organizations accredited nationwide. AAAHC accredits a variety of ambulatory health care organizations, including ambulatory surgery centers, office-based surgery centers, college student health centers, health plans/managed care organizations, military health care clinics, large medical and dental practices, and medical homes. In 2010, AAAHC launched Acreditas Global, an international accreditation program. AAAHC serves as an advocate for the provision of high-quality health care through the development of nationally recognized Standards and through its survey and accreditation programs. AAAHC accreditation is recognized as a symbol of quality by third-party payers and medical organizations, liability insurance companies, state and federal agencies and the public. For more information, visit www.aaahc.org.

About Premise Health
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee health care. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000. Premise Health is a company of Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the health care industry. For more information on Premise Health, visit dev-premise-wp.pantheonsite.io.

For media inquiries, please contact Mary Velan at mvelan@lcwa.com or Lisa DeMoss at lisa.demoss@premisehealth.com.

 

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