The James J. Peters VA Medical Center has received a number of accreditations and awards. Some of our recent ones include —
The Joint Commission has been accrediting hospitals for more than 50 years. Its accreditation is a nationwide seal of approval that indicates a hospital meets high performance standards (source: jointcommission.org*). Our accredited programs: Hospital Based Primary Care, Hospital Care, Long Term (nursing) Care.
CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accredit or of human service providers in the areas of aging services, behavioral health, DMEPOS, employment and community services, medical rehabilitation. (source: carf.org*). Our accredited program: Spinal Cord Injury Rehab.
The Commission on Cancer Approvals Program encourages hospitals, treatment centers, and other facilities to improve their quality of patient care through various cancer-related programs. These programs are concerned with prevention, early diagnosis, pretreatment evaluation, staging, optimal treatment, rehabilitation, surveillance for recurrent disease, support services, and end-of-life care (source: facs.org/cancer*). Our accredited program: Teaching Hospital Cancer Program (THCP).
ASHP is the national professional association that represents pharmacists who practice in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, long-term care facilities, home care, and other components of health care systems (source: ashp.org*). Our accredited programs: Pharmacy Residency, Pharmacy Practice Residency, Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency, Geriatrics Specialty Residency.
AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. (source: aaalac.org*). Our accredited program: Animal Lab.