Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology Awarded HFAP Accreditation
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology (ECC/VO), a Tri-State Radiation Oncology Center (TROC), was awarded accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent, accreditation organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). It earned this distinction after HFAP conducted an extensive and objective review of the ECC/VO quality and safety standards for the delivery of radiation oncology services.
“We’re proud to achieve this prestigious distinction,” said Jon D. Frazier, M.D., radiation oncologist and medical director of ECC/VO. “By awarding us accreditation, HFAP has recognized our outstanding team of medical specialists and its unwavering commitment to providing high quality cancer care to our patients and served communities.”
The HFAP is a non-profit, nationally recognized accreditation organization. It has been accrediting healthcare facilities for more than 60 years and under Medicare since its inception. Its mission is to advance high quality patient care and safety through objective application of recognized standards. Its accreditation is recognized by the federal government, state governments, managed care organizations, and insurance companies. For more information, please visit www.hfap.org.
“Evansville Cancer Center clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care,” said Michael Zarski, CEO of HFAP. “We base our decision on federal standards, as well as recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement, and environmental safety. The cancer center met or exceeded standards in every case.”