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ASHFORD HCA 375 Week 5 DQ 2 Accreditation

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Accreditation

Accreditation is a formal process wherein a health care organization is
deemed credible by an external organization. Standards of practice are
used to assess the credibility. According to Sollecito& Johnson 2013,
health care professionals, “have been known to be skeptical about the
purpose, value, and benefits [of accreditation]”. After completing the
week’s reading, answer the following questions:
a. In your opinion, why are some health care professionals skeptical
about the accreditation process? Explain your answer.
b. What role, if any, does professional certification play in the
accreditation of an organization?
c. How could you describe the role that accreditation plays in continuous
quality improvement to increase buy-in for the process from members of
the health care team?
Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of two
scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library, cited in APA
format.

				
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