Putnam County Hospital awarded HFAP accreditation

– Putnam County 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.

“Putnam County Hospital clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care,” said Joshua Prober, JD CEO of HFAP. “We base our decision on federal standards, as well as recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement, and environmental safety. Putnam County Hospital met or exceeded standards in every case.”

“We’re proud to achieve this prestigious distinction,” said Dennis Weatherford, Chief Executive Officer of Putnam County 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.

Putnam County Hospital has been serving its community with premium quality healthcare since 1924. Putnam County Hospital is proud to offer state-of-the-art services, which once could only be accessed through larger healthcare facilities, with personalized compassion and care.  Accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program and licensed by the Indiana State Board of Health, Putnam County Hospital continuously strives to provide exceptional healthcare for our community. Every patient. Every time. For more information on Putnam County Hospital’s services, call 765.655.5121 or go to Putnam County Hospital.

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