(Victorville, CA) – Victor Valley Community Hospital was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent, accreditation organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It earned this distinction after HFAP conducted an extensive and objective review of the hospital’s quality and safety standards.
“Victor Valley Community Hospital clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care,” said Michael Zarski, CEO of HFAP. “We base our decision on federal standards, as well as recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement, and environmental safety. Victor Valley Community Hospital met or exceeded standards in every case.”
“We’re proud to achieve this prestigious distinction,” said Suzanne Richards, Chief Executive Officer, Victor Valley Community Hospital. “By awarding us accreditation, HFAP has recognized our commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients and our community. In fact, quality is consistently the priority focus in our strategic plans and goals.”
The HFAP is a non-profit, nationally recognized accreditation organization. It has been accrediting healthcare facilities for more than 60 years and under Medicare since its inception. Its mission is to advance high quality patient care and safety through objective application of recognized standards. Its accreditation is recognized by the federal government, state governments, managed care organizations, and insurance companies. For more information, go to: www.hfap.org.
Victor Valley Community Hospital is a 101 acute-care facility committed to providing high quality health care services to residents of the High Desert communities and earned the 2012 Healthgrades Maternity Care Excellence and Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Awards, placing the hospital in the top 10% in the United States.