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Health Services Achieves Ambulatory Care Accreditation

WKU Health Services is pleased to announce that we have achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

Accreditation is an important milestone in our growth as a health care organization. Successfully achieving accreditation demonstrates success in our commitment to provide the highest levels of quality care to our patients, while implementing sound, ethical business practices. Achieving accreditation by AAAHC is proof that we have met the rigorous standards of a nationally-recognized third party.

Having successfully met the challenge of accreditation, we will continue to focus on the quality improvement initiatives that allowed us to achieve it, as we endeavor to provide even greater patient care in the future.

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, founded in 1979, is the leader in ambulatory health care accreditation with more than 5,000 organizations accredited nationwide. AAAHC accredits a variety of organizations including, ambulatory surgery centers, office-based surgery centers, endoscopy centers, student health centers, military health care clinics, and large medical and dental practices. 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, medical organizations, liability insurance companies, state and federal agencies and the public.

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