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VA Maryland Health Care System

 

Accreditations & Achievements

The VA Maryland Health Care System is committed to quality patient care and safety. As a part of this commitment, the health care system participates in surveys and reviews from various accrediting bodies to determine our compliance with their standards of quality, care and safety. The health care system is recognized for successful compliance with these standards by receiving accreditations or awards from the accrediting bodies. Some of our recent accomplishments include:

The Joint Commission

In November 2008, the VA Maryland Health Care System received full accreditation for our hospital, long term care, behavioral health, and home care programs for 39 months.
In October 2008, the VA Maryland Health Care System received full accreditation for our Opioid treatment program for 39 months. This is one of the largest VA Opioid treatment program in the nation.

CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)

In April 2009, the VA Maryland Health Care System received full accreditation for three years for the following Residential Programs:
Assessment and Referral: Integrated : AOD/MH (Adults)
Community Housing: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults)
Residential Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults)
Employment Services: Employee Development Services

In 2007, the VA Maryland Health Care System received full accreditation of our Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program for three years.

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

In 2009, the VA Maryland Health Care System received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists for a period of three years.

ACS (American College of Surgeon, Commission on Cancer)

In 2006, the VA Maryland Health Care System received accreditation for our cancer care programs.

Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)

In 2009, the VA Maryland Health Care System received full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs for three years.

AAALAC (Association for Assessment & Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care)

In 2007, the VA Maryland Health Care System received accreditation for our Animal Research Program.