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Fremont, CA: Carrie Hylton-Proffitt, RRT, VP of Clinical Operations, Encore Healthcare, has earned certification by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) to provide consulting services. Carrie Hylton-Proffitt, a Certified Consultant, completed an intensive consultant training program demonstrating competence in ACHC survey preparation, including comprehensive knowledge of Pharmacy and DMEPOS standards and processes.
The ACHC Consultant Certification program is intended for consultants who work with healthcare providers to prepare them for ACHC accreditation. ACHC Clinical Compliance Educators who have extensive experience operating healthcare organizations, surveying ACHC standards, and leading accreditation workshops teach the program.
"At Encore Healthcare, we are committed to providing the most comprehensive services for our Nexus software clients," remarked Dan Easley, Encore's Chief Strategy Officer. "In choosing an ACHC Certified Consultant, our clients can be assured that Encore is well-prepared to assist them throughout the entire accreditation process to successfully achieve and maintain accreditation."
Carrie is a proactive leader who excels at communication, clinical excellence, and teamwork. She is a results-driven senior executive who HME clients rely on for critical thinking, workflow design, and clinical solution implementation. She possesses a distinct skillset and has overseen or assisted in the accreditation of over forty HME providers ranging from small startups to national HME providers.
Accreditation is a review process in which healthcare organizations demonstrate their ability to meet predetermined criteria and standards set by national regulations and the accrediting organization. Accreditation establishes agencies as credible and reputable organizations committed to ongoing and continuous compliance with the highest quality standards. ACHC works with industry experts to develop standards that ensure quality is maintained in all aspects of the organization.
Since 1986, ACHC has been a symbol of quality and excellence. They have CMS Deeming Authority for Home Health, Hospice, Renal Dialysis, and DMEPOS and are ISO 9001:20015 certified.