Orlando, Fla. (October 22, 2013) – In a continued effort to streamline the accreditation process, PowerDMS, a leading document management solution company, and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Care (AAAHC) have reached an agreement granting ambulatory care providers the ability to access AAAHC Standards electronically using the PowerDMS Standards tool.
“We are excited to have reached this agreement with PowerDMS,” said John Burke, PhD, President and CEO, AAAHC. “We look forward to a long, beneficial relationship, designed to assist organizations with reducing risk and liability, preparing for, achieving and maintaining accreditation.”
Through the agreement, PowerDMS will upload all AAAHC Standards manuals into their cloud-based application, making them available to users of the PowerDMS Standards tool. Users will be able to view manuals electronically; use the Intelligent Search feature to locate all related documents; compare manual revisions side-by-side; and receive notifications when a change or update is made. Through the integration of the Standards and Policy tools within PowerDMS, users can attach policies related to specific standards to show proof of compliance.
“AAAHC is a highly regarded accreditation body and we are honored to have reached this agreement with them,” said Josh Brown, Founder and CEO, PowerDMS. “Our main goal is to help healthcare organizations streamline their accreditation process, allowing them to focus efforts on their organization’s important mission of providing quality patient care.”
PowerDMS, headquartered in Orlando, Fla., is a cloud-based compliance and document management solution that helps organizations reduce risk and liability. The application provides practical tools to organize and manage crucial documents and industry standards, train and test employees and uphold proof of compliance. PowerDMS redefines document management through powerful collaboration, process and automation. PowerDMS has been named one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc. magazine for 2011 and 2012 and named one of Orlando’s Best Places to Work by the Orlando Business Journal. To learn more about PowerDMS in healthcare visit www.PowerDMS.com/healthcare.
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) is the leader in ambulatory health care accreditation with more than 5,500 organizations accredited nationwide. In addition to health plans/managed care organizations; AAAHC accredits a variety of ambulatory health care organizations, including ambulatory surgery centers, office-based surgery centers, college student health centers, military health care clinics, large medical and dental practices and medical homes. AAAHC serves as an advocate for the provision of high-quality health care through the development of nationally recognized standards and through its survey and accreditation programs. AAAHC accreditation is recognized as a symbol of quality by third-party payers, medical organizations, liability insurance companies, state and federal agencies and the public. For more information visit www.aaahc.org.