PARK CITY, Utah, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Supplemental Health Care, a national provider of workforce solutions for healthcare organizations, today announced it has attained the Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare staffing services certification from the Joint Commission. This achievement demonstrates the company’s dedication to streamlining its compliance efforts across more than 60 local offices and five national travel divisions.
In previous years, Supplemental Health Care provided Joint Commission certified services through a selection of its corporate business lines. With enterprise-wide certification, all of the organization’s local offices and national divisions will be covered with the healthcare staffing services certification.
“Since its inception, Supplemental Health Care has maintained standards that ensure our productivity and govern our daily processes,” said Janet Elkin, President and CEO at Supplemental Health Care. “Securing certification from the Joint Commission underscores our commitment to quality, and allows our clients to remain confident in our efforts to hold healthcare compliance and patient care in the highest regard.”
The Joint Commission established the healthcare staffing certification program in 2004 to evaluate the competency of a staffing company’s services for its facility partners. With this esteemed distinction, Supplemental Health Care is prepared to uphold thorough protocols that safeguard the health and safety of patients at its client facilities.
“The Joint Commission’s healthcare staffing services certification provides a strategic structure for our office and field operations,” said Sally Porter, Vice President of Quality and Clinical Services at Supplemental Health Care. “We are equipped with the knowledge and resources necessary to fulfill regulatory requirements, continually improve our internal procedures and effectively manage our risk reduction efforts throughout our entire enterprise.”
By Tim Spagnola
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