Traditions Health of Waxahachie Awarded Home Health Accreditation

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Published:  February 17, 2023

Nashville, TN – Traditions Health of Waxahachie has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Health Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a healthcare organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

They underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review. During the visit, a team of Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with home health standards spanning several areas including infection control, delivery of coordinated, interdisciplinary care, medication reconciliation, and handoff communication.

The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with healthcare experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help healthcare organizations measure, assess, and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.

“As a private accreditor, The Joint Commission surveys health care organizations to protect the public by identifying deficiencies in care and working with those organizations to correct them as quickly and sustainably as possible,” says Mark Pelletier, RN, MS, chief operating officer, Accreditation and Certification Operations, and chief nursing executive, The Joint Commission. “We commend Traditions Health of Waxahachie on its continuous quality improvement efforts in patient safety and quality of care.”

“Traditions Health is committed to providing the highest quality of care to every patient we serve. The Joint Commission’s recent inspection validates our longstanding commitment to organizational and clinical excellence and demonstrates we’re using current and up-to-date best practices for quality and patient safety. Patients and families, as well as our hospital, facility, and referring partners, can continue to expect this high level of performance from us,” says David Klementz, president, and chief executive officer of Traditions Health.

For more information, please visit The Joint Commission website.

About Traditions Health

Traditions Health provides home health, hospice, and palliative care services. Its goal is to help patients have the best quality of life possible surrounded by the people they love. Traditions Health opened its first agency in Bryan, Texas in 2008. Since then, the company has continued to grow and now provides care across eighteen states. Traditions Health is a portfolio company of Dorilton.

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