Congratulations to Patient First for earning Urgent Care Center Accreditation with National Urgent Care Center Accreditation! Patient First operates multiple Urgent Care centers across Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Patient First's vision is making access to quality medical care as convenient and cost-effective as possible. They have adopted, and continue to embrace, many innovative operating systems and practices. These innovations and treatment systems have contributed to their commitment to quality of care.
Accreditation is a voluntary process through which an Urgent Care center is able to measure the quality of its services and performance against nationally recognized standards. The assurance that healthcare providers and facilities maintain adequate levels of quality is of vital importance to patients. Knowledge of and close adherence to the standards of Accreditation provide assurances that the care provided at an Urgent Care center is state of the art and that the established policies and procedures ensure exceptional business practices. Accreditation demonstrates the highest level of commitment of the Urgent Care center to providing quality medical care that is consistent with the highest ideals of the specialty of Urgent Care Medicine. As a form of certification or validation, Accreditation is an indication to patients that the Urgent Care center is committed to providing high-quality care. Urgent Care Center Accreditation ensures the provision of quality healthcare and the principles of professionalism.
About National Urgent Care Center Accreditation
National Urgent Care Center Accreditation is an independent, non-profit organization that provides Accreditation to properly qualified Urgent Care Centers throughout the United States. The National Urgent Care Center Accreditation (NUCCA) Program accomplishes the accreditation of Urgent Care centers by setting standards, measuring performance, and providing consultation and education where needed. Accreditation is ultimately awarded to those Urgent Care centers that are found to be in compliance with National Urgent Care Center Accreditation Program standards. The National Urgent Care Center Accreditation program is recognized by leading medical organizations to provide such Accreditation.