Press Releases

September 27th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality Institute unveiled details regarding two new telemedicine accreditation modules that cover Telemedicine Outcomes and Remote Patient Monitoring.

July 26th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality Institute will hold a complimentary webinar on August 3rd, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EDT titled, “Telemedicine’s Role in Combating the Opioid Epidemic”.

June 21st, 2018

ClearHealth Quality Institute has released the draft accreditation standards for its new Mental Health Parity Accreditation Program.  The standards establish the nation’s first set of accreditation standards outlining a logical sequence of steps for health plans, health insurers, and health benefits administrators to assess compliance with the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA).

June 6th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality Institute has named Michael Gomes as Chief Executive Officer.  In addition, the company announced that it has added three new advisory board members.

May 14th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality Institute will hold a complimentary webinar on May 17, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EDT titled, “Quality Matters: Telemedicine Accreditation as a Catalyst for Improving Clinical, Operational, and Patient Outcomes”.

April 17th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI) has announced the details of its 2018 Telemedicine Educational Series. The programs feature recognized experts from telemedicine, health care and accreditation, giving participants a range of virtual and in-person educational opportunities.

March 20th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body, announced today the launch of CHQI’s new Telemedicine Accreditation Program (TAP). The program is now accepting applicants and the TAP Standards and Guide are now available at

March 9th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body, announced today that its new Telemedicine Accreditation Program (TAP) standards have been officially endorsed by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). As the only telemedicine or telehealth accreditation program recognized by the ATA, the TAP accreditation seal provides consumers with an easy-to-identify confirmation of quality from an independent third-party organization, a patient and consumer benefit that had previously been unavailable for telehealth care.

February 13th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality Institute™ (CHQI) – a new accreditation organization that develops and promotes quality standards in health care by leveraging value-based purchasing metrics – seeks volunteer members to join its new Accreditation Committee. The CHQI Accreditation Committee will be instrumental in the launch of several CHQI programs this year, including the Telemedicine Accreditation Program, version 2.0, for telemedicine providers, and the Mental Health Parity Accreditation Program, version 1.0, for health insurers.

January 25th, 2018

ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI) announces the release of the draft standards for its new Telemedicine Accreditation Program. After six months of weekly meetings, the CHQI Telemedicine Standards Committee has completed a comprehensive set of draft standards to assess the quality and effectiveness of telemedicine programs offered by a wide array of organizations.

December 1st, 2017

ClearHealth Quality Institute TM   (CHQI) announces the final webinar of its Fall 2017 Educational Series, entitled CHQI Overview: Improving Quality and Accountability in Health Care Accreditation on December 6, from 12 to 1 p.m. EST.

November 10th, 2017

ClearHealth Quality Institute TM (CHQI ) announces the continuation of its Fall 2017 Educational Series by hosting the next installment in the series, entitled Telemedicine Accreditation: Why One Size Doesn’t Fit All on Nov. 15, 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. EST.

October 27th, 2017

 ClearHealth Quality Institute TM (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body emphasizing quality and outcomes benchmarking, will host a complimentary webinar to preview its new Mental Health Parity Accreditation Program (MHPAP) on Nov. 8, from noon – 1 p.m. EDT.

September 22nd, 2017

ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body that incorporates the next generation of quality and outcomes measures, will host a pre-conference workshop and serve as a featured exhibitor at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Fall Forum – Edge 2017. The conference will be held October 2-4, at the Marriott Wardman Park, located in Washington, D.C. The annual forum will focus on three areas critical to the future of telemedicine: policy, strategy, and action.

September 21st, 2017

ClearHealth Quality Institute (CHQI)TM, an independent health care accrediting body incorporating the next generation of quality and outcomes measures, announces the launch of its Fall 2017 Educational Series. The series begins on October 2 and will include a live program and webinars covering a wide range of topics.

July 27th, 2017

ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI) held its first board meeting last week as the new accreditation organization continues to gain momentum. CHQI’s board of directors includes nationally recognized health care experts representing a wide range of stakeholders.

July 26th, 2017

ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI) announces today the formation of its Telemedicine Accreditation Standards Committee. The 15-member panel, comprised of a wide range of independent experts representing industry, clinical and consumer perspectives, is tasked with crafting a set of robust but workable standards to ensure safety, quality and value in the rapidly growing telemedicine field. In May, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and CHQI announced a joint venture to develop a comprehensive set of quality and operational standards to promote the best practice of Telemedicine.

July 25th, 2017

RegQuest™, a subsidiary of ClearHealth Quality Institute™, is pleased to announce that Jessica Grillo, JD has joined the company as executive director. RegQuest is one of the nation’s premier online regulatory compliance resources focusing on health insurance functions such as medical management and appeals. As executive director, Grillo will oversee maintaining and expanding subscription content for RegQuest to continue its focus on providing in-depth, meaningful regulatory information and trend reports. She will also manage various legal matters as well as provide advice regarding marketing and communications for the organization.

July 20th, 2017

ClearHealth Quality Institute™ (CHQI) – a new accreditation organization that develops standards incorporating the next generation of quality and outcome measures – is establishing comprehensive accreditation standards to promote compliance with mental health parity laws. Parity means that health insurance plans must cover mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment the same way they cover treatment for physical health conditions.

July 12th, 2017

ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI) launched today an online, user-friendly portal to help streamline the accreditation process for organizations applying for CHQI’s Telemedicine Accreditation Program. Organizations offering telemedicine services throughout the entire continuum of care, including both provider-to-provider and provider-to-patient telehealth consultations, will benefit from this new tool and may now create an account to receive the latest information detailing CHQI’s accreditation application process.