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ORLANDO, FL, May 06, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Congratulations to Heritage Valley Convenient Care with five locations in Pennsylvania and one in Ohio for earning Urgent Care Center Accreditation with National Urgent Care Center Accreditation. Heritage Valley Convenient Care provides treatment for minor illnesses and injuries by a staff of certified registered nurse practitioners who are fully supervised by a staff of Heritage Valley physicians. Heritage Valley Convenient Care is backed by the resources of one of the region's leading healthcare providers - Heritage Valley Health System.
Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an Urgent Care center is able to measure the quality of its services and performance against nationally recognized standards. The assurance that healthcare providers and facilities maintain adequate levels of quality is of vital importance to patients. Knowledge of and close adherence to the standards of Accreditation provide assurances that the care provided at an Urgent Care center is state of the art and that the established policies and procedures ensure exceptional business practices. Accreditation demonstrates the highest level of commitment of the Urgent Care center to providing quality medical care that is consistent with the highest ideals of the specialty of Urgent Care Medicine. As a form of certification or validation, Accreditation is an indication to patients that the Urgent Care center is committed to providing high-quality care. Urgent Care Center Accreditation ensures the provision of quality healthcare and the principles of professionalism.
About National Urgent Care Center Accreditation
The National Urgent Care Center Accreditation program is an independent, non-profit organization that provides Accreditation to properly qualified Urgent Care Centers throughout the United States. The National Urgent Care Center Accreditation (NUCCA) Program accomplishes the accreditation of Urgent Care centers by setting standards, measuring performance, and providing consultation and education where needed. Accreditation is ultimately awarded to those Urgent Care centers that are found to be in compliance with National Urgent Care Center Accreditation Program standards. The National Urgent Care Center Accreditation program is recognized by leading medical organizations to provide such Accreditation.
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