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

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Hospital Accreditation Program

For Hospitals Not Participating in Medicare

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Disease Specific Certification Program

Enter this section to learn about CIHQ' evidence-based disease specific certification programs.

Center of Excellence Designation Program

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CIHQ Congratulates Arkansas Continued Care Hospital of Jonesboro
on Achieving Accreditation
"I want to thank you for the culture that you have built at CIHQ - one truly that supports Improving Healthcare Quality. Not one of the leadership team had prepared for or participated in an accreditation survey at Continued Care Hospital of Arkansas. Not only is the team young in their roles, they are newly forming as a team. Your teams' educational and professional approach coupled with the thoroughness was appreciated more than you know and gives ACCH the foundation to continue to strive for Excellence. Thank you, Sally and the support staff at CHC"
Sally Parnell, Corporate Director for ContinueCare
Arkansas Continued Care Hospital of Jonesboro
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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