Company Recognized for Its Ability To Meet the Industry's Highest Nationally Recognized Home and Community-Based Care Standards
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 27, 2023-- VyncaCare, a serious illness management platform that couples technology with supportive services, announced that the company has earned its Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) Palliative Care Certification.
With 55 years of accreditation experience and counting, CHAP is the most experienced home and community-based accreditation program. The CHAP Accreditation demonstrates that VyncaCare meets the industry's highest nationally recognized standards and reflects the company’s commitment to providing excellence in patient care. The palliative care standards are informed by providers of palliative care and the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care. The certification is awarded to qualified entities for three years.
Palliative care is patient and family-centered care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing, and treating symptoms of individuals with serious illnesses. VyncaCare aims to improve the quality of life for patients and their families by empowering them to take control of their health. VyncaCare utilizes technology-enabled solutions to deliver care via a team of board-certified physicians, nurses, social workers, care managers, and chaplains who collectively serve as an extension of the patient’s existing healthcare team. With a focus on symptom management, VyncaCare’s collaborative approach has proven to improve a patient's physical and mental health.
“VyncaCare is honored to have earned the Community Health Accreditation Partner Palliative Care Certification in recognition of our team’s success in providing palliative care services in a way that exceeds their quality and compliance standards,” said Dr. Angela Poppe Ries, Chief Medical Officer, VyncaCare. “Whether in rural or non-rural communities, our palliative care patients report less stress and burden for themselves and their caregivers due to the convenience of telehealth; the result is an improved quality of life and high satisfaction levels for oneself and family members.”
VyncaCare’s palliative care services are delivered under the company’s supportive care services umbrella; to learn more about how the company’s dedication to empowering patients, their loved ones, and their care team with a comprehensive, whole-person approach to care delivery at all stages of serious illness, please visit https://www.vyncacare.com/about.
Living with a serious illness can be difficult for patients and their families. VyncaCare is committed to empowering individuals, their loved ones, and their care teams with serious illness solutions that deliver care in the home. By providing interdisciplinary care teams and advance care planning, we ensure the uncertainty surrounding serious illness and complex health conditions are met compassionately. To learn more about our approach to serious illness management, visit www.vyncacare.com.
About Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP)
CHAP is an independent, nonprofit organization accrediting providers of home and community-based care. Founded in 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need for and value of home and community-based care standards and accreditation. As a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)–approved accrediting organization, CHAP surveys organizations providing home health, hospice, and home medical equipment services to establish if Medicare Conditions of Participation and DMEPOS Quality Standard are met and recommend certification to CMS. CHAP’s purpose is to partner with organizations nationwide to advance quality in the delivery of care and services in the home and community.