Urgent Care Center AccreditationRecognition ensures quality, professional healthcare

FALLS CHURCH, VA (August 28, 2013) – Inova Urgent Care Centers, a group of six urgent care treatment centers located in Ballston, Centreville, Dulles South, Purcellville, Vienna and Woodbridge, Virginia, have earned Urgent Care Center Accreditation with the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM).

“We are proud to be recognized for superior service quality and performance in keeping with nationally recognized standards,” commented Loren Rufino, Assistant Vice President, Inova Ambulatory Services. “Strategically located throughout the Northern Virginia region, patients have immediate access to state of the art urgent care. By simply walking in or making an appointment online at www.inova.org, searching “urgent care”,  medical attention proves convenient, professional and now accredited in keeping with our commitment to the community we are privileged to serve.”

Urgent Care Center Accreditation ensures the provision of quality healthcare and the principles of professionalism. The goals of accreditation reflect the missions and goals of the AAUCM which are to elevate the standards of urgent care, provide positive and increased recognition of urgent care, and to serve the public by encouraging quality patient care in the practice of urgent care medicine.

Media Contact: Tony Raker, 703-645-2736

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About the AAUCM

The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine (AAUCM) is the leading society for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners practicing Urgent Care Medicine. The purpose of the AAUCM is to contribute to the field of Urgent Care Medicine in the areas of professional growth, scientific and medical research, and medical education, all to improve the overall quality of medical care. The American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine is working diligently to protect and ensure the future of the specialty of Urgent Care.

 

 

About Inova

Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond.  Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.

Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are home to many nationally and internationally recognized programs, including Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI), and the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute.

More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.