Proudly Serving Healthcare Organizations Since 1999
CIHQ is a member-based organization comprised of hospitals
and other healthcare entities throughout the United States.

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.
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Hospital Accreditation Program

For Hospitals Participating in Medicare

Enter this section to learn about our policies, standards, survey procedures, pricing, and other important information.

Hospital Accreditation Program

For Hospitals Not Participating in Medicare

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' evidence-based disease specific certification programs.

Center of Excellence Designation Program

Enter this section to learn about our unique Center of Excellence Designation programs.
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CIHQ Congratulates Topeka ER & Hospital
on Achieving Accreditation
"It was a pleasure working with CIHQ in order to achieve accreditation. The surveyors used their expertise to not only guide but to also mentor us on this high-anxiety process. They were the consummate professionals and encompassed a wealth of knowledge within the Healthcare industry. There was never a time, during the process, that we felt we were in this alone…this was definitely a partnership. Our organization is so much better because of this experience. We cannot thank the CIHQ team enough!"
Dianna Cox - Chief Nursing Officer
Topeka ER & Hospital
Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)
P.O. Box 3620
McKinney, TX 75070
Phone: 866-324-5080 | Fax: 805-934-8588

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