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Case Example: Cherokee Nation Accreditation Preparation


This case example shows how Cherokee Nation Health Services (CNHS) mobilized the agency to plan for accreditation in five years. In addition, CNHS plans to integrate quality improvement into the 2009-2013 Strategic Goals and Objectives for Cherokee Nation Health Services.  This resource is intended for those already engaged in accreditation preparation efforts. 

Primary Toolkit:

Accreditation Preparation Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Accreditation, Quality Improvement


Institutional Author:

Cherokee Nation (OK)





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