Acceptable accrediting bodies include, but are not limited to:
- The Joint Commission (TJC)
- Det Norske Veritas (DNV)
- The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
- The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Entities (CARF)
- The Council on Accreditation, the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP)
- The Continuing Care Accreditation Commission
- American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
- American College of Radiology (ACR)
- American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)
- Intersocietal Commission on Accreditation of Nuclear Laboratories (ICANL)
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
- Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)
Glossary terms found on this page:
An evaluative process in which a health care organization undergoes an examination of its policies and procedures to determine whether the procedures meet designated criteria as defined by the accrediting body, and to ensure that the organization meets a specified level of quality.
A process in which an individual, an institution or educational program is evaluated and recognized as meeting certain predetermined standards. Certification usually applies to individuals; accreditation usually applies to institutions.