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The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) invites organizations to attend its virtual Achieving Accreditation conference taking place March 15-17. The interactive conference will present an in-depth examination of AAAHC Standards and accreditation with a special focus on quality improvement (QI). Highly experienced faculty and surveyors will lead immersive sessions designed for both currently accredited organizations and those that are new to the process.

Outside the proverbial “virtual” classroom, each day offers opportunities to address questions, speak with the experts, and learn from peers. The conference will offer a blend of virtual engagements to accommodate participants’ schedules. Plus, in response to client feedback, March Achieving Accreditation includes an evening quality improvement workshop. This fun, engaging, and informative program includes eLearning available on demand, live panels, breakout sessions, and more one-on-one peer networking opportunities. Accreditation experts will emphasize goal setting and best practices for sustainable QI, with virtual faculty and peer meetings promoting collective information transfer and meaningful collaboration. Attendees can also visit virtual Ask the Expert booths targeted toward primary care or ambulatory surgery and procedural centers for direct, timely answers to questions.

“None of us knows what the future will hold. However, we do know that the need for ensuring quality patient care has never been more important.” said Noel Adachi, MBA, president and CEO of AAAHC. “With more tailored opportunities than ever before, we’ve designed our Achieving Accreditation program to inspire meaningful conversations and lasting connections. Through active participation, registrants will gain relevant knowledge and identify actionable next steps that will improve the health care quality their organization delivers.”

The conference will also provide a comprehensive review of the v41 Standards and their application in specific settings, with curated content to meet the needs of primary care and surgical/procedural organizations.

Achieving Accreditation offers attendees the opportunity to build a foundation for achieving AAAHC Accreditation and to serve as a guide for their organizations on the quality improvement journey,” said Hallie Brewer, senior vice president of learning and development at AAAHC. “We encourage all attendees to bring their unique ideas and experiences and take advantage of the conference’s enhanced collaborative opportunities to engage with peers and AAAHC staff about ongoing quality improvement.”

AAAHC designed the conference for health care organizations looking to refresh their understanding of Standards and obtain the latest guidance, tools, and resources to ensure provision of exceptional care throughout the 1,095 days of the accreditation term.

Select March conference sessions will be available on demand for attendees to access at their convenience for 30 days following the event.

For additional details about the program, including CEUs, AEUs, and online registration, please visit



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