ClearHealth Quality Institute Announces Online Web Portal for Telemedicine Accreditation Programs

ClearHealth Quality Institute has just launched an online, user-friendly portal to help streamline the accreditation process for organizations applying for CHQI’s Telemedicine Accreditation Program.

“Organizations offering telemedicine services throughout the entire continuum of care, including both provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient telehealth consultations, will benefit from this new tool and may now create an account to receive the latest information detailing CHQI’s accreditation application process,” Wednesday’s official word reads.

Doug Clarke, CHQI Director of Accreditation Programs, says the online portal is designed with their customers in mind.

“The often painstakingly slow and cumbersome application process is becoming more simplified to provide ease of access and convenience for the busy health provider,” Clarke explains.

In May, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and CHQI announced a joint venture to develop the next generation of telemedicine standards. In 2014, ATA launched the “Online Patient Consultation Program” for telemedicine. The ATA selected CHQI to take the accreditation program to the next level. The launch of the web portal is just one, in a series of actions the healthcare accrediting body is taking to promote standards that incorporate the next generation of quality and outcome measures to provide greater transparency for all stakeholders.

The CHQI accreditation application process, we’re told, is now optimized through a digital process.

“With the click of a button, a telehealth provider, health plan or other type of applicant can initiate an accreditation application, thereby saving time and reducing administrative burdens. Click here to initiate an inquiry about CHQI accreditation programs,” the company says.

To learn more, check out ClearHealth here.

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