Genesis Earns National Distinction - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

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Published on October 03, 2016

Genesis Earns National Distinction

Meeting or Exceeding Quality and Safety Standards

ZANESVILLE, OH (Oct. 3, 2016)Genesis HealthCare System was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). It earned this distinction after the HFAP conducted an extensive and objective review of the quality and safety standards of Genesis HealthCare System.

 “The HFAP accreditation demonstrates our commitment to provide the highest standard of care possible,” said Daniel Scheerer, M.D., chief medical affairs officer. “We base our decision on federal standards, as well as recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement and environmental safety. Genesis met or exceeded the standards in every case.”

HFAP is authorized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to survey hospitals. The HFAP accreditation is recognized by the federal government, state governments, managed care organizations and insurance companies.

About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more. Better Begins Here.

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