Navigation Links
URAC Announces New Subscription Service for Health Care Management Standards

New service provides accurate and up-to-date access to health care management quality standards for educators, researchers, consultants,

policy makers and quality managers

WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today URAC announced a new subscription service designed to ensure that the latest detail and guidance on URAC's national quality and efficiency standards for health care management are available to educators, researchers, consultants, policy makers and quality managers.

Founded in 1990, URAC is an independent, nonprofit health care accreditation body. Its accreditation standards cover nearly every functional aspect of health care management from utilization review and case management to health Web sites and pharmacy benefit management. URAC accredits more than 400 health care organizations doing business in the United States under at least one of its more than 20 accreditation and certification programs. Thirty-eight states, the District of Columbia and the federal government reference accreditation in state and federal statutes, regulations, agency publications, requests for proposals or contract language.

"URAC is committed to promoting and disseminating national health care management standards that provide a foundation for quality improvement," said Alan P. Spielman, URAC's president and CEO. "URAC's new subscription service responds to the needs of professionals who rely on this information to improve their operations, provide consulting services, teach health care management or make sound health policy decisions."

Subscriptions are available on an annual basis for individual sets of accreditation standards, or for the entire catalogue of URAC accreditation standards. Individuals and organizations that purchase a full access subscription are given unlimited, electronic access to all of URAC's standards sets and interpretive information -- including access to new accreditation programs and standards revisions as soon as they are developed. The AccreditNet system providing the subscription information is dynamic, so any changes made to any standard or interpretive information is automatically updated for all subscribers.

Organizations that currently hold URAC accreditations will not need to purchase a subscription for the programs in which they are accredited, as ongoing access is already provided through their existing AccreditNet applications.

Subscriptions are available for purchase on the URAC website at For more information about subscription services or other URAC education products send email to or call (202) 216-9010.

About URAC

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is well-known as a leader in promoting health care quality through its accreditation and education programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire health care industry. For more information, visit

Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. IVMD Inc. Announces Fundamental Balance Sheet Restructuring.
2. STAAR Surgical Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
3. Young Innovations, Inc. Announces Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2008
4. Aflac Incorporated Announces First Quarter Results, Declares Second Quarter Cash Dividend
5. Varian Medical Systems Announces Record Demand for New RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Treatment Capability
6. BD Announces Results for Second Fiscal Quarter
7. Healthcare Realty Trust Announces First Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
8. Sentry Data Systems Announces Deficit Reduction Act Compliance Tool
9. Perr&Knight Announces Discounted Fee Schedule for Access to Its Online Database of Commercial Lines Competitor Filings
10. PA-Based ACTS Retirement-Life Communities Announces Agreement to Acquire Carlton Cove in Huntsville, Alabama
11. Cardium Announces InnerCools Endovascular Cooling to be Featured on Science Channels Series Cool Stuff: How It Works
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Indosoft Inc., developer and distributor of the ... to improve system efficiency and reliability. , The new Q-Suite 6 platform is based ... system avoids locking itself into a specific piece of software for many key components ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Medical Solutions, one of the ... stellar workplace culture with the company’s Cincinnati office being named a finalist among ... was named a finalist in Cincinnati Business Courier’s 13th annual Greater Cincinnati Best ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... For the first ... “ Two Organizations, One Beat ” campaign. The partnership between the two groups began ... aid in MAP International’s cause. , MAP International was founded in 1954 and is ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Wimbledon Health Partners, the industry ... Wimbledon Athletics Facebook page to educate the public, parents and school athletic ... 2,000 people under the age of 25 die from sudden cardiac arrest every ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Beddit® has launched a new ... systems. The new app features a more intuitive SleepScore™ that rates sleep quality on ... slept. The SleepScore is created by a proprietary algorithm. Beddit analyzes the data to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 3D ... by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View ... Kidney Disease (CKD) which demands kidney transplantation is expected to ... cost effective substitute for organ transplantation. --> 3D ... by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... DUBLIN , November 26, 2015 ... has announced the addition of the  ... in the Global Cell Surface Testing ... Opportunities" report to their offering.  ... the addition of the  "2016 Future ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... Nov. 26, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Advanced Wound Care Market by Type (Dressings, Therapy Devices, ... (In-Patient Facility, Out-Patient Facility), and Geography - Global Forecast ... --> --> The purpose ... and forecast of the global advanced wound care market. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: