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The Accreditation & Regulatory Journal by CIHQ
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Established in 1999, the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) is a membership-based organization comprised primarily of acute care and critical access hospitals. We are headquartered in McKinney, TX. Our purpose is to:
ADVOCATE on behalf of our members in shaping the accreditation and regulatory environment by working with CMS in the development of standards and regulations.
EDUCATE members on standards, regulations, and the survey process and encourage the professional growth of individuals in the field of healthcare accreditation through national certification.
ADVISE members on changes to standards and regulations and the impact on their organization.
ASSIST members in determining their compliance to accreditation standards and CMS certification requirements.
IMPROVE the ability of our members to successfully meet the challenges of today’s regulatory environment.