Orlando, FL (PressExposure) April 08, 2014 -- Congratulations to MedExpress, one of the nation's largest providers of Urgent Care Medicine, for earning Urgent Care Center Accreditation. MedExpress operates multiple full-service, walk-in Urgent Care facilities in Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. "Across, the board, MedExpress has state-of-the-art facilities and professional staffing and were found to be consistently efficient and timely in their delivery of care" said Franz Ritucci, M.D., Medical Director of the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine.
"The Accreditation standards and process are directly in line with MedExpress' vision to provide Great Care. FastÂ® and exceed patient expectations," said Robert Maha, M.D., Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer. "MedExpress' Accreditation is a demonstration of our ongoing commitment to the highest quality care for our patients and our focus on continuous improvement as we strive to always meet the health care needs of the communities we serve."
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. The goals of Accreditation are to elevate the standards of Urgent Care, provide positive and increased recognition of Urgent Care, and to serve the public by encouraging quality patient care in the practice of Urgent Care Medicine.