Health Pointe Awarded Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission
GRAND HAVEN, Mich., June 5, 2018— Health Pointe is pleased to announce it has earned the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards.
This accreditation reflects Health Pointe’s commitment to providing quality and safe care to patients in northern Ottawa County. A team of Joint Commission surveyors evaluated compliance with ambulatory care standards related to a variety of areas, including but not limited to, coordination of care, infection prevention and control as well as patient education and staff excellence.
“Team members from Health Pointe, Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital showed incredible coordination working through the accreditation process to continue to improve care for patients and our community,” said Joshua Troast, executive director. “We are passionate about providing quality, safe care to patients and earning The Joint Commission Accreditation helps us raise the level of service offered to patients.”
The Joint Commission’s ambulatory health care standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help measure, assess and improve performance. The Joint Commission’s next survey at Health Pointe will be in three years.
Health Pointe is an integrated care campus located in Grand Haven, Michigan with 250 physicians, advanced practice providers and other health care professionals. Formed through a partnership between Holland Hospital and Spectrum Health, Health Pointe offers primary and specialty physician care, urgent care, laboratory and radiology (including CT and MRI), outpatient procedures and surgery. Patients have the added convenience of single patient check-in, shared medical records and seamless coordination of primary and specialty care.