Proudly Serving Healthcare Organizations Since 1999 CIHQ is a member-based organization comprised of hospitals
and other healthcare entities throughout the United States.
Please take a moment to learn more about us.
Center of Excellence designation demonstrates to your patients, staff, and payers, that the care your hospital provides is a cut above the rest. Click here and then scroll down the following programs to learn more, and to apply.
Center of Excellence in Long Term Acute CareCE in Long Term Acute Care
Center of Excellence in Rehabilitation ServicesCE in Rehabilitation Services
Center of Excellence in Rehabilitation Services - Stroke CareCE in Rehabilitation Services - Stroke Care
Center of Excellence in Respiratory ServicesCE in Respiratory Services
Center of Excellence in Environmental Health & SafetyCE in Environmental Health & Safety
Center of Excellence in Nursing ServicesCE in Nursing Services
Center of Excellence in Palliative CareCE in Palliative Care
Center of Excellence in Emergency ServicesCE in Emergency Services
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.
Disease specific certification is offered to hospitals for targeted patient populations and conditions. Click here and then scroll down to the following programs to learn more, and to apply.
» Acute Stroke Ready Hospital
» Primary Stroke Center
» Heart Failure
» Joint Replacement Surgery
» Primary Heart Attack Center
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 accreditation and regulatory compliance. There are currently two certifications available; one addressing a broad knowledge of the Medicare Conditions of Participation for acute care hospitals, and the other addressing an in-depth knowledge of a hospital’s physical environment. Join over 1000 of your colleagues across the nation that have achieved the prestigious national credential of Healthcare Accreditation Certified Professional.