Accreditation

Accreditation is a process in which certification of competency, authority, or credibility is presented. Organizations that issue credentials or certify third parties against official standards are themselves formally accredited by accreditation bodies (such as UKAS); hence they are sometimes known as `accredited certification bodies`. The accre.....
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Accreditation

• (n.) The act of accrediting; as, letters of accreditation.
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accreditation

(ә-kred″ĭ-ta´shәn) a process that a health care institution, provider, or program undergoes to demonstrate compliance with standards developed by an official agency. Accreditation for institutions and agencies in the United States and Canada is voluntary.
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accreditation

noun the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards); `a commission is responsible for the accreditation of medical schools`
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Accreditation

Ac·cred`i·ta'tion noun The act of accrediting; as, letters of accreditation .
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Accreditation

a determination by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations that an eligible organization complies with applicable Joint Commission Standards.
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Accreditation

A process of external quality review and certification by a recognized body that evaluates individua
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Accreditation

A process of granting recognition to academic institutions and professional programs offered by those institutions for meeting established standards of performance, integrity and quality and which entitles them to the confidence of the educational community and the public.
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Accreditation

A status awarded by a professional body with an interest in maintaining standards for its members. F
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accreditation

accreditation The action of accrediting; the fact of being accredited; recommendation to credit or to official recognition.
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Accreditation

An assessment by an external agency of an individual or organisation against defined criteria. For example, services providing ECT (see definition) must meet the standards set by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. If the standards are met satisfactorily the service is accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
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Accreditation

An evaluative process in which a healthcare organization undergoes an examination of its operating p
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accreditation

An evaluative process in which a healthcare organization undergoes an examination of its operating procedures to determine whether the procedures meet designated criteria as defined by the accrediting body, and to ensure that the organization meets a specified level of quality.
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accreditation

Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Accreditation

Certification that an organization meets the reviewing organization's standards. Examples: accreditation of HMOs by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) or accreditation of hospitals by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
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Accreditation

Certification that an organization meets the reviewing organization's standards. Examples
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accreditation

the act of granting official approval or recognition
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Accreditation

The process by which an organization recognizes a provider, a program of study or an institution as meeting predetermined standards. Two organizations that accredit managed care plans are the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). JCAHO also accredits hospitals...
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Accreditation

The process by which units and courses are approved by the OCN.
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Accreditation

Third-party statement based on a decision following review that competence to carry out a task has been demonstrated.
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accreditation

[n] - the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards)
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