AdventHealth Hendersonville Awarded HFAP Accreditation

Hendersonville, NC(June 25, 2019) — AdventHealth Hendersonville is honored to receive accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). HFAP is the nation’s original independent, accreditation program recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). AdventHealth Hendersonville earned this distinction after completing an extensive, objective review of the its hospital’s quality and safety standards.

HFAP survey teams focus on the hospital’s success at meeting core functions of assessment, patient participation, treatment, nutrition, medication use, discharge coordination, environmental safety, patient safety, infection control, quality improvement and information management.

“AdventHealth Hendersonville clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality and patient safety,” said Meg Gravesmill, CEO of AAHHS, HFAP’s non-profit parent company. “We base our decision on the findings of an extensive and thorough onsite review of the hospital against recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement and environmental safety. AdventHealth Hendersonville has earned the distinction of HFAP accreditation through its performance in successfully meeting those standards.”

“Earning HFAP accreditation is a significant achievement that recognizes our commitment to providing outstanding care to our patients and our community. Quality is consistently the priority focus in our strategic plans and goals,” said Roland Joy, AdventHealth Hendersonville Chief Nursing Officer.

To learn more about AdventHealth Hendersonville’s commitment to quality, safety and patient satisfaction, visit AdventHealthNC.com.

About AdventHealth Hendersonville: Founded in 1910, AdventHealth Hendersonville, formerly Park Ridge Health, is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of our growing communities, providing high-quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment.

In 1984, AdventHealth Hendersonville became a member of Adventist Health System. With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and a commitment to making communities healthier unify the system's nearly 50 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states.

Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, AdventHealth Hendersonville is the first hospital in Western North Carolina to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for five orthopedic specialties including Spinal Surgery, Total Ankle Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement and Total Shoulder Replacement. It is also the first to use the Mazor X™ and Navio™ Robotic Guidance Platforms. AdventHealth Hendersonville consistently earns national ranking for its commitment to patient safety, earning six consecutive “A” grades in Leapfrog Group’s Safety Grade survey. AdventHealth Hendersonville includes cardiac care and rehabilitation, emergency services, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, an award-winning labor and delivery experience, and a full range of imaging services to help people across our region experience whole health. For more information about AdventHealth Hendersonville or to find a physician, please visit AdventHealthNC.com or call Call855-774-LIFE (5433).

About HFAP:
HFAP is a nationally recognized program of AAHHS offering accreditation and specialty certifications to serve a range of health care organizations. Originally established in 1945, HFAP is the original health care accreditation program in the United States. HFAP holds deeming authority from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and also is recognized by state governments and regulatory bodies, and insurers.

HFAP’s mission is to be the valued partner for health care organizations committed to improving their quality of care, through accreditation/certification standards and continuing education, with a focus on advancing the health and welfare of their communities. For more information, visit www.hfap.org.