Welcome to the CIHQ Hospital Accreditation Division
The Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) is the nation's newest accreditation provider approved by CMS to deem acute care hospitals as meeting Medicare Conditions of Participation.
Our program strives to ensure that patients receive care in organizations that exceed minimum standards set forth by the federal government.
We are committed to helping hospitals improve the quality of care rendered in their community by providing the tools and support they need in a collegial, respectful, educational, and cost-effective manner.
Hospital Accreditation Program Enter this section to learn about our policies, standards, survey procedures, pricing, and other important information
Disease Specific Certification Program Enter this section to learn about CIHQ's evidence-based disease specific certification programs in primary stroke, stroke ready hospital, heart failure, and joint replacement surgery.
Center of Excellence Designation Program Enter this section to learn about our unique Center of Excellence Designation program specifically designed for LTAC and Rehabilitation Hospitals.
CIHQ congratulates Atrium Medical Center
on achieving accreditation!
"Switching To CIHQ was one of the most rewarding decision I have made for Atrium Hospital, CIHQ is a true partner in health care. They are professional and easy to work with. We were quite ready when we were visited by the State for a survey validation. I highly recommend CIHQ as the accreditation body for all LTAC hospitals."
Ahmad Zaid, Chief Executive Officer Atrium Medical Center