The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® Accreditation in Ambulatory Healthcare
FastMed Urgent Care is the only independent urgent care operator in Arizona, North Carolina, and Texas awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission’s standards for healthcare quality and safety in ambulatory healthcare.
What does that mean?
The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Care Standards address important functions relating to the care of patients and the management of an ambulatory care organization.
What does that mean for you as a patient at FastMed?
The Joint Commission’s compliance standards of care are specific to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control, leadership, compliance, facilities safety, medication management, and a multitude of additional requirements. This means that you, as a FastMed patient, can count on higher-quality healthcare.
How do you measure higher-quality care?
The Joint Commission’s compliance standards of care include:
- Patient safety
- Infection control measures
- Medication management practices
- Environment of care
- Provision of patient care
- Staff training & competency
- Ethical standards of care
- Compliance program
- Continual process improvement
Do you have more questions about the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation?
Click here to download the Joint Commission’s:
- Facts about The Joint Commission
- Facts about Joint Commission Accreditation and Certification
- Benefits of Joint Commission Accreditation
And visit The Joint Commission’s website at http://www.jointcommission.org/ for complete information on accreditation in ambulatory healthcare. If FastMed’s leadership team is unable to successfully respond to a patient-safety or quality-of-care concern, you may contact The Joint Commission at https://www.jointcommission.org.