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Nora Reed
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NoraReed@SpecialistTeleMed.com
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 18, 2022

(Denver, CO): Specialist TeleMed has earned full accreditation by The Joint Commission through demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. STeM is thrilled to accept the Gold Seal of Approval in ambulatory care from The Joint Commission for the second time, and is honored to collaborate with such an esteemed organization in the field of healthcare.

Specialist TeleMed underwent a rigorous review on February 7, 2022. During the assessment, Joint Commission reviewers evaluated compliance with ambulatory care standards spanning several categories. The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with healthcare experts and providers, as well as measurement experts and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help healthcare organizations measure, assess, and improve performance.

Adriana Hernandez, Director of Compliance at STeM, piloted The Joint Commission survey process. “One of the aspects I appreciate most about working in compliance is that we are held to a higher standard of patient care,” says Hernandez. STeM prides itself on providing elite, attentive, and efficient care to the patients of its partnered facilities and is proud to align its values with those of The Joint Commission.

About STeM: Specialist TeleMed (STeM), based in Denver, Colorado, is a physician-led company offering more than 24+ inpatient and outpatient specialties for virtual care consultations. STeM has been practicing telemedicine since 2015 and has grown to offer more specialties than any other provider in a value-based, patient-first delivery of care.

About The Joint Commission: Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 22,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. An independent, nonprofit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission at jointcommission.org.

 

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