Luke's Medical Center-Quezon City and Global City are both accredited
by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world's most prestigious accrediting body of healthcare organizatons.
This Cooley Accreditation alert discusses the background of this eventuality and its potential consequences, particularly on institutions accredited
by ACICS and on their students.
She says the admissions counselors told her the college was "fully accredited
" and that upon graduation she could expect a starting salary upward of $65,000.
Working together, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) and Atlantic Union College agreed the college will remain accredited
with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) through July 31, 2011, while the college seeks other accreditation.
preschool to third-grade programs including childcare and before- and after-school programs.
aging services continuums, including continuing care retirement communities and other retirement organizations.
Before enrolling, students should identify the agency that accredits
Peck: Why did the Joint Commission decide to add assisted living to the array of healthcare organizations it accredits
ACAT identifies and accredits
specialists in accountancy and federal taxation who serve the financial needs of individuals and small-to-medium business entities.
Each agency accredits
programs only after an evaluation process that requires the institution to submit a comprehensive self-study of the program, and includes a campus visit by an evaluation team.
One organization, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), now offers accreditation to HMOs on a voluntary basis, and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) is preparing to begin offering accreditation to HMOs, much as it accredits
hospitals and other health care organizations.
This leads to a dilemma: If the AICPA accredits
a tax specialist, should it accredit
a person who is a broad tax specialist, or one who is a taxation specialist in a narrow area?
The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) accredits
institutions and programs that prepare nurses to become practicing nurse anesthetists.
preschool to third grade programs including childcare and before and after school programs.
* the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), an organization that accredits
a variety of providers including nursing homes, is more efficient than HCFA because it relies primarily on facility administrators and clinical staff to enforce standards and on industry expertise to set and revise standards.