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CIHQ is a member-based organization comprised of hospitals
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Accreditation Programs

CIHQ accredits a variety of healthcare organizations throughout the United States and abroad. Click on the following programs to learn more, and to apply.
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Center of Excellence Programs

Center of Excellence designation demonstrates to your patients, staff, and payers, that the care your hospital provides is a cut above the rest. Click on the following programs to learn more, and to apply.
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Consulting Services (ARS)

CIHQ has engaged in an exclusive contract with an independent organization, Accreditation Resource Services, (ARS) to offer a full range of web-based and on-site consulting services. These services are specifically designed to help your hospital be successful in the survey and certification arena. Join the over 500 hospitals across the United States that have come to value the partnership that CIHQ/ARS has to offer.
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Disease Specific Certification

Disease specific certification is offered to hospitals for targeted patient populations and conditions. Click on the following programs to learn more, and to apply.
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Professional Certification Program (HACP)

Healthcare Accreditation Certification Program (HACP) demonstrates to your colleagues, leadership, and – most importantly – to yourself; that you’re an expert in the Medicare Survey & Certification process. Join over 900 of your colleagues across the nation that have achieved the prestigious national credential of Healthcare Accreditation Certified Professional.