Our Commitment to Quality
A key measure in the success of any health care organization is quality. OU Physicians works continuously to ensure quality at all levels, using training and education to ensure providers and staff are skilled in the use of advanced treatments and technology. The practice continues to implement new quality initiatives designed to enhance preventive care and address health issues before they trigger chronic conditions and become more serious.
OU Physicians’ commitment to quality is underscored by two national, independent organizations that set standards for care and conduct reviews of health care providers.
The practice is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, a designation that puts OU Physicians in elite company. During its 35-year history, the AAAHC has awarded accreditation to only a handful of academic practices and OU Physicians was one of the first when it landed its first certificate in 2008.
Another highly-respected health organization, the National Committee for Quality Assurance, has also honored OU Physicians. Eight primary care clinics earned recognition under the organization’s Patient Centered Medical Home Program, which emphasizes easy access to care, working partnerships between physicians and patients, and the use of health information technology to coordinate care and communication, among other things. Research indicates that medical homes can lead to higher quality, lower costs and better overall patient experiences. OU Physicians continues to expand its work with the medical home model in an effort to improve health care across the board.