Genesis Earns National Distinction from HFAP | Genesis HealthCare System - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Published on May 13, 2019

Genesis Earns National Distinction from HFAP

Surveyed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Zanesville, Ohio (May 13, 2019) – Genesis HealthCare System was awarded accreditation from Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), the nation’s original independent accreditation program, recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The accreditation confirms that Genesis HealthCare System is providing high-quality care as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation.

“We’re proud to achieve this prestigious accreditation,” said Daniel Scheerer, M.D., chief medical affairs officer at Genesis. “HFAP accreditation is a significant achievement that recognizes our commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients and community.”

HFAP is authorized by CMS to survey hospitals. The HFAP accreditation is recognized by the federal government, state governments, managed care organizations and insurance companies. See a complete national list of hospitals awarded the accreditation from HFAP.

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.

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