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Published on July 03, 2012

Avera St. Luke’s Respiratory Home Care Accredited

Avera St. Luke’s Respiratory Home Care has again achieved the Award of Accreditation from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA), awarded when a high level of quality practices has been demonstrated in business operations and patient care techniques.

Avera St. Luke’s earned the three-year accreditation after completing a comprehensive application focused on patient care, financial stability, and a commitment to quality operational practices and procedures. Accreditation by HQAA assures Medicare and other payers that the highest levels of quality are practiced within all areas of the company. 

“We sought accreditation by the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation to demonstrate that Avera St. Luke’s is committed to providing excellent patient care and safety,” said Gail Heintzman, Respiratory Home Care coordinator. “We specialize in clinical respiratory services, setting us apart from other home medical equipment companies. Our Respiratory Home Care staff at Avera St. Luke’s consists of three respiratory therapists who instruct and teach each patient and their caregivers about the equipment and their disease process, to achieve the best possible outcome.”