Hospital awarded accreditation from HFAPDouglas County Hospital (DCH) in Alexandria was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent accreditation organization.
Douglas County Hospital (DCH) in Alexandria was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent accreditation organization.
DCH earned this distinction after HFAP conducted an extensive and objective review of Douglas County Hospital’s facilities, services, care, quality and safety standards.
“Douglas County Hospital clearly demonstrates commitment to quality patient care,” said Michael Zarski, CEO of HFAP. “We base our decision on federal standards, as well as recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement, and environmental safety. Douglas County Hospital met or exceeded standards in every case.”
“By awarding us accreditation, HFAP has recognized our commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients and our community,” said Carl Vaagenes, CEO and president of DCH.
The HFAP’s mission is to advance high quality patient care and safety through objective application of recognized standards.
A 127-bed nonprofit regional hospital, DCH employs 890 staff who provide integrated health care services to the patients, families and communities they serve.
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