ClearHealth Quality Institute Releases RPM Accreditation Standards for Public Comment
Standards are the Nation’s First to Assess Quality and Effectiveness of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Programs

Annapolis, MD / November 5, 2019 – ClearHealth Quality Institute™ (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body, today released draft standards for the country’s first accreditation program designed specifically for Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) programs.

When finalized, CHQI’s RPM Accreditation Program will offer a set of comprehensive standards to define and assess RPM programs in key areas including operations, professional oversight, clinical workflow, quality procedures, technology requirements, and risk management. The CHQI RPM Accreditation Program is scheduled to launch in the first quarter of 2020.

The public comment period, beginning on November 5, 2019 and closing on December 6, 2019, will allow interested parties to provide feedback on the draft RPM Accreditation Program Standards before they are finalized. Feedback received during the public comment period will be carefully reviewed to help CHQI further refine the standards. To request a copy of the draft standards, email rpm@chqi.com.

“The CHQI RPM Workgroup, which includes a wide range of key industry stakeholders, has produced a comprehensive standards document that reflects diverse viewpoints,” said Rene Quashie, Esq., Vice President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Digital Health at the Consumer Technology Association & Chair of CHQI’s RPM Workgroup. “Public comment is an important step in the standards development process, and we look forward to feedback.”

“RPM is changing the way healthcare is delivered – effective and quality monitoring can lead to a much improved patient quality of life,” said Michael Gomes, CEO, CHQI. “Given RPM’s ability to make an extraordinary impact on healthcare, as well as its rapid growth and adoption, developing RPM accreditation standards in this area was a critical step toward protecting patients.”

For more information about any of CHQI’s accreditation programs, contact info@chqi.com or 410-756-1300.

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About ClearHealth Quality Institute™ (CHQI)
Founded upon the principles of accountability, integrity, and quality, ClearHealth Quality Institute’s (CHQI) goal is to create innovative accreditation programs and compliance solutions that improve the health insurance and provider systems of care. CHQI’s Telemedicine Accreditation Program and Mental Health Parity/Substance Use Disorder Accreditation Program collectively accredit the nation’s leading health plans, health systems, and telemedicine organizations. CHQI is governed by an independent board and committee system, which is open to a wide range of volunteer members to ensure transparency and accountability. To learn more about CHQI, please contact (410) 756-1300, info@CHQI.com, or visit www.chqi.com.

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