miPriority Medical, Inc. in Short Hills, NJ has received Accreditation from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc., (ABC) an independent, not-for-profit organization which has been providing facility accreditation since 1948.
ABC’s evaluation of Priority Medical, Inc. includes a thorough review of the physical facility and the quality of patient care. ABC interviews both staff and patients and conducts a review of organizational documents, including records of patient care.
"Receiving Accreditation is a significant achievement, one that recognizes outstanding performance by Priority Medical, Inc." says Catherine A. Carter, Executive Director of ABC. "The facility owners should be commended for their commitment to providing quality care to the people in the community."
Founded in 1948, ABC is dedicated to improving the quality of the nation’s orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic care through accreditation and certification. ABC encourages facilities to meet or exceed quality standards through accreditation and the teaching of quality improvement concepts.
"We are extremely pleased to have achieved this designation," states Marylynn Caruso, Compliance Officer. "Accreditation is a rigorous process, but one that we welcome as a continual quality improvement mechanism. Earning ABC accreditation is another measure of our excellence as a premier provider of orthotics, prosthetics and specialized medical equipment and reflects our commitment to our patients."
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. has been credentialing practitioners and accrediting organizations since 1948 in accordance with established standards of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient care. ABC advances the competency of practitioners, promotes the quality and effectiveness orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic care; and maintains the integrity of the profession.
Priority Medical, Inc. is the parent company of the Short Hills Cranial Center which provides custom cranial remolding orthoses for babies with plagiocephaly and babies who undergo cranial surgery.