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McLaren Home Infusion Pharmacy receives prestigious CHAP accreditation

Posted Date: 2/13/2015
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McLaren Home Infusion Pharmacy has been awarded accreditation under the Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP) for maintaining the highest Standards of Excellence.

CHAP accreditation demonstrates that McLaren Home Infusion Pharmacy meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. Rigorous evaluation by CHAPS focuses on structure and function, quality of services and products, human and financial resources, and long term viability. Through CHAP accreditation, McLaren Home Infusion Pharmacy is also certified as a Medicare provider.

“We are very pleased to receive CHAP accreditation for the past three and a half years,” said Tom Needham, Director of Home Infusion, McLaren Homecare Group. “This accreditation means that we are meeting a very high standard of care for our patients. Our entire team is engaged in an ongoing process of quality improvement to insure that we meet or exceed industry standards.”

Through authority granted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), CHAP has the regulatory authority to survey agencies providing home health, hospice and home medical equipment services, to determine if they meet the Medicare Conditions of Participation and CMS Quality Standards. CHAP’s purpose is to define and advance the highest standards of community-based care.

“I am proud of the compassionate, quality care that we provide our patients and their families,” said Danielle Geisenhaver, Vice President, Pharmacy Services, McLaren Homecare Group. “This accreditation for McLaren Home Infusion Pharmacy, demonstrates our organization’s ongoing commitment to excellence.”

About McLaren Home Infusion Pharmacy

McLaren Home Infusion & Specialty Pharmacy allows patients to receive the vital medicines and fluids they need at home instead of in the hospital. Home infusion therapy is safe and effective and enables  patients to avoid long hospital stays and to remain in the comfort of their homes. McLaren’s highly skilled  professional staff is available 24/7 and serve Mid and Southeast Michigan. McLaren Home Infusion and Specialty Pharmacy is a division of McLaren Homecare Group.

About Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP)

CHAP is an independent, not-for-profit, accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. Created in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care. CHAP is the oldest, national, community-based accrediting body with more than 5,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide.