Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality Newsletter
October 2021

Accredited Hospital Application & Staff Updates

Is Your CIHQ Accreditation Application Up to Date?

Accredited organizations must notify CIHQ of any substantive changes to information contained in their application in a timely manner. At a minimum, the organization must inform CIHQ within 30 days of any of the following:
  • A change in ownership
  • Opening of a new physical location where care and treatment will be rendered
  • Establishment of a new clinical program or service
  • Closure of a physical location where care and treatment is rendered or closure of a clinical program or service

Any Staff Changes?

An organization should notify CIHQ within 7 days of any of the following staff changes:
  • Main Contact / Survey Coordinator
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Accounts Payable Contact