Compliance with Accreditation Standards

      In 2009, a small committee of the Commission on Accreditation for Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) board of directors created a new tool to measure compliance with the accreditation standards. This tool started out as a risk assessment but developed into a method to quantify a program's adherence to standards in an objective format. Throughout 2009, this standards compliance tool was trialed by site surveyors and board reviewers. In 2010, the board of directors will continue to fine-tune the categories and scoring mechanism, educate site surveyors, and begin to use the results as a quantitative analysis to reach an accreditation decision or action.
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