Madera, California – Madera Community Hospital was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent, accreditation organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It earned this distinction after HFAP conducted an extensive and objective review of the (hospital, lab, ambulatory physical therapy, etc)'s quality and safety standards.
"Madera Community Hospital clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care," said Joseph Cappiello, COO of HFAP. "We base our decision on federal standards, as well as recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement, and environmental safety. Madera Community Hospital met or exceeded standards in every case."
"We're proud to achieve this prestigious distinction," said Robert C. Kelley, CEO, Madera Community Hospital. "By awarding us accreditation, HFAP has recognized our commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients and our community. In fact, quality is consistently the priority focus in our strategic plans and goals."
The HFAP is a non-profit, nationally recognized accreditation organization. It has been accrediting healthcare facilities for more than 60 years and under Medicare since its inception. Its mission is to advance high quality patient care and safety through objective application of recognized standards. Its accreditation is recognized by the federal government, state governments, managed care organizations, and insurance companies. For more information, go to: www.hfap.org.
Madera Community Hospital is a not-for-profit community health resource, dedicated to actively promoting and maintaining the health and well-being of residents throughout the Central Valley. We are committed to identifying and serving our community's needs with compassion, concern, and care for the individual.