Health care providers offer telehealth services to help patients receive the care and support they require. To assure their services are top-quality and patient-focused, health care providers can obtain a digital health accreditation in Abu Dhabi. You could earn your organization's telehealth and telemedicine accreditation through URAC.
Learn how URAC's telehealth accreditation can benefit your health organization.
Telehealth accreditation focuses on recognizing the quality of health care providers' services through virtual or remote sites. Organizations receiving the accreditation prove that their services are high-quality and that their employees provide as much help as possible. Telehealth accreditations ensure health care providers maintain the same standards for in-person patients and remote appointments.
Health care providers with telehealth services help people with critical health conditions receive the care and support they need from the comfort of their homes. Telehealth also ensures people have access to health care that isn't dependent on their ability to find transportation, location, familial circumstances or financial situation.
Advantages of Telehealth Accreditation
A telehealth and telemedicine accreditation in Abu Dhabi will help your organization stand out from the rest. URAC's telehealth accreditation prepares your institution for the needs and demands that will come your way from consumers, stakeholders and emergency patients. With the procedures required to earn telehealth accreditation, your organization will also be ready to surpass industry standards.
Your organization will have an advantage over competitors after obtaining telehealth accreditation through URAC. Some of the benefits you gain include:
- Providing quality care fast thanks to developing a patient-centric playbook that integrates standard processes, metrics, policies into a common language throughout your organization.
- Fulfillment of privacy, security and safety technology requirements to ensure your remote services are as trusted and effective as on-site options.
- Enhanced health outcomes that stem from tactical planning for patients have access to their health care providers for valuable engagement.
- Improved contracting power and credibility when private and public payers and stakeholders see the rigorous work your organization does for patients' health.
- Peace-of-mind risk management meeting standards to manage, protect and prevent liabilities.
- A roadmap for continual advancement to establish the foundation for your organization's services and streamline all processes and systems.
URAC's Telehealth Accreditation in Abu Dhabi
Your health organization in Abu Dhabi can reap the benefits of holding telehealth accreditation from URAC. As you complete the process for accreditation, your institution will gain valuable resources and knowledge that will help improve the quality of care. Although our accreditation process can be challenging, we do everything we can to help your organization achieve goals and innovate new practices. Your organization can achieve telehealth accreditation in Abu Dhabi with URAC.
Remote Patient Monitoring Accreditation in Abu Dhabi
URAC also offers remote patient monitoring (RPM) accreditation in Abu Dhabi to ensure people receive quality care wherever their location is. RPM is when health care providers communicate with patients at home through video calls or other means. The RPM program benefits patients with severe health conditions because it ensures they can still receive quality health care without worrying about leaving home.
Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration certifies RPM devices and several standards-setting bodies have developed security and related requirements, URAC’s Remote Patient Monitoring Accreditation Program is the first comprehensive set of standards created to assess many key aspects of an RPM program.Organizations with RPM accreditation have proof that their services are secure, safe and effective for stakeholders, patients and payers.
The URAC Telehealth Accreditation Module
Our telehealth accreditation program consists of three modules with different focuses. Each module is available for purchase individually or as a set, allowing organizations to choose the modules that suit their goals best. The module concentrations include:
The modules that suit your organization best will help you achieve goals. You can download our Telehealth Modules table to determine which modules will benefit your institution the most. For questions regarding the influence of COVID-19 on our telehealth accreditation program, consult our COVID-19 and URAC page with the latest updates.
Our telehealth accreditation modules will address safety, consumer empowerment, protection, access, regulatory compliance and systems integrity and reliability. Each topic plays a vital role in the quality and coordination of care in five key areas:
- Professional oversight
- Clinical workflows
- Business requirements
- Risk management
- Quality and patient safety
Additionally, our modules also focus on other concentration standards, including:
- Telemedicine outcomes
- Provider-patient care
- Patient health education and information
- Program goals
- Continuity of care and medical record documentation
- Provider and personnel service line capacity
- Clinical procedures
- End-user technology proficiency