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:
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.