Our privacy policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Dismiss

Advanced Pain Management's Pain Center of Wisconsin-Waukesha Awarded Accreditation from Joint Commission

Jan. 4, 2010

Greenfield, Wis. – By demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety, Advanced Pain Management’s Pain Center of Wisconsin-Waukesha has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™. Advanced Pain Management is a group of physicians dedicated to diagnosing and treating painful conditions using the most advanced, minimally invasive treatment options available.

 

“We sought accreditation for our organization because we want to demonstrate our commitment to patient safety and quality care,” said Kristine Lobotzke, director of clinical operations at Advanced Pain Management. “Our pursuit of the Joint Commission accreditation is an important step toward achieving excellence.”

 

The Joint Commission conducted unannounced, on-site evaluations of The Pain Center’s of Wisconsin-Waukesha on Dec. 7 and 8, 2009. This voluntary accreditation award recognizes Advanced Pain Management’s dedication to complying with the Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards on a continuous basis.

 

“Advanced Pain Management underwent a thorough, on-site evaluation against more than 150 standards that promote quality care and patient safety,” says Michael Kulczycki, executive director of The Joint Commission’s Ambulatory Care Accreditation Program. “Organizations awarded this Gold Seal of Approval™ dedicate themselves to continuous operational improvement.”

 

An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the predominant standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Since 1975, The Joint Commission has developed state-of-the-art standards for outpatient ambulatory care organizations. Nearly 1,200 freestanding ambulatory care organizations maintain Joint Commission accreditation. The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.

 

Advanced Pain Management, www.apm-wi.net, is the largest pain management group in the country, with more than 20 board-certified/eligible physicians offering the most advanced techniques for pain control. Advanced Pain Management physicians operate out of 37 locations in metro Milwaukee, the greater Madison area, Racine, Sheboygan and Green Bay.

Community Watch

» Mother dies in drive-by shooting, suspect in West Allis killing eyed Updated:  5/3

» West Allis school officials contemplate opening a medical clinic for its employees to save money 5/3

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Schobert, Watt, Packers and social media foibles of NFL Draft 5/2

» Illinois family returning from Dells randomly targeted in freeway shooting Updated:  5/2

» West Allis woman wins $50,000 in Powerball 4/28

» West Allis contemplating $80 million referendum to build a new Central High School Updated:  4/26

» Jack Miller resigns as Greenfield High School boys basketball coach Updated:  4/26

» Whitnall gets new school district superintendent 4/26

» Parties in the sky coming to House of Harley in Greenfield 4/26

» West Allis police ask help in 1995 disappearance of woman 4/25

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Previewing NFL Draft with Rob Reischel and Nathan Tanguay 4/25

» Whitnall names Lisa Olson superintendent of schools Updated:  4/22

» West Allis to use 'free money' to fix Reservoir Park play equipment Updated:  4/22

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Realignment in area conferences and the status of girls/women's basketball in Wisconsin 4/21

» 84 South retail, multifamily development along Layton Avenue in Greenfield could add $115 million to tax base Updated:  4/19

» Awaiting their wheels, Stuffed food truck owners sell pierogi at a West Allis bar 4/19

» Whitnall School Board narrows superintendent search to two candidates 4/12

» Two teenage boys arrested in connection with one of last month's bomb scares at West Allis Central Updated:  4/12

» Police issue scam alert for area businesses 4/12

» West Allis police block off area for tactical situation 4/12

» Authorities search for missing 81-year-old woman 4/11

» Whitnall High School booster club asks businesses to help support 18th annual Falcon Fest 4/11

» Greenfield Concert Band offers spring concert at Whitnall High School 4/11

» Double Dragon in West Allis closes after 35 years 4/7

» Milwaukee firefighter suspected in drunken driving deaths Updated:  4/6

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement

Most Popular