The designation recognizes the company’s commitment to providing high quality telepsychiatry services
AUSTIN, TX, December 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Iris Telehealth, a leading provider of telepsychiatry services to health systems and community health centers across the United States, today announced that it has been recertified with the Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® co-ed for behavioral health care. This accreditation reflects the company’s commitment to providing safe, high-quality care to people receiving mental health services. Having obtained its first accreditation in 2019, Iris Telehealth is the only telepsychiatry company to have obtained a recertification.
“For the past nine years, our focus has been on delivering high-quality, virtual behavioral health services to help healthcare organizations increase access to lifesaving care and improve outcomes for their patients,” said dr. Tom Milam, Chief Medical Officer of Iris Telehealth. “This achievement is a testament not only to the hard work and dedication of our team, but also to our commitment to maintaining the high standards that have been the hallmark of the company and helped propel our rapid growth.”
As a Joint Commission-accredited psychiatric medical group, Iris Telehealth holds its providers to the same or even higher standards of patient care than their partner healthcare organizations. These principles are at the forefront of how Iris Telehealth manages its medical group, including its standards for provider selection, patient care, compliance and regulatory oversight.
To earn this designation, Iris Telehealth underwent an extensive review that focused on its compliance with the Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards related to its leadership, clinical services, care environment, and human resource management, among others. .
The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with healthcare providers, measurement experts and patients. Based on scientific literature and expert consensus, standards help healthcare organizations measure, evaluate and improve their performance. Organizations applying for Joint Commission accreditation are subject to an on-site review every three years.
About Iris Telehealth
Iris Telehealth helps healthcare organizations consistently increase access to quality mental health care for their patients by providing the clinicians, staff support and knowledge needed to create a sustainable telepsychiatry service. With clinical underpinnings and a focus on human relationships, Iris Telehealth identifies the best-fit providers for each unique organization and secures a long-term commitment to meet their partners’ needs, enabling them to deliver the highest quality care. high quality to their patients and community. For more information, please visit iristelehealth.com.
Amendola Communications on behalf of Iris Telehealth
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