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Onsite OHS Receives Gold Seal of Approval for Healthcare Staffing From The Joint Commission

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Calendar ImageApril 16, 2012 @ 10:00AM

PRINCETON, INDIANA, April 16, 2012 – Onsite Occupational Health and Safety, Inc. (Onsite OHS) has achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care staffing services certification from The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit accreditation organization.

Onsite OHS underwent an on-site review of its compliance with national standards that assess how staffing firms determine the qualifications and competency of their staff, how they place their staff, and how they monitor staff’s performance.

“Health care organizations that contract with Onsite OHS can look to Joint Commission certification as an assurance that Onsite OHS demonstrates a commitment to providing and continuously improving quality services,” says Michele Sacco, M.S., Executive Director, Health Care Staffing Services Certification, The Joint Commission.

The Joint Commission’s certification program, launched in October 2004, offers an independent, comprehensive evaluation of a staffing firm’s abilities to provide competent staffing services.

“Certification recognizes the dedication of our company to providing medical personnel who are qualified to provide safe, high-quality care to patients,” says Onsite OHS President and CEO Kyle Johnson. “We’re proud to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™.”

Onsite OHS is a veteran-owned small business and is a global provider of clinical, medical, and healthcare services at construction worksites and other settings, including civilian contractor operations in Afghanistan, pipeline construction projects, and hospital construction on a military base. These services include all levels of clinical providers and range from single provider locations to turnkey outpatient clinics. The company is headquartered in Princeton, Indiana.

Onsite OHS has also been recognized as one of the 2011 Indiana Companies to Watch, an awards program presented by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, its Small Business Development Center network, Purdue University, and the Edward Lowe Foundation. Learn more at www.onsiteohs.com.

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, including more than 10,300 hospitals and home care organizations, and more than 6,500 other health care organizations that provide long term care, behavioral health care, laboratory and ambulatory care services. Learn more at www.jointcommission.org.

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