Through the application of these standards, CHAP strives to help our customers:
- Strengthen internal operations
- Promote continuous quality improvement techniques and systems
- Promote consumer safety, satisfaction and outcomes
- Affirm public trust
- Meet community health needs in a cost-efficient and effective manner
- Maintain the viability of community health practice nationwide
The Standards of Excellence are built on four underlying principles:
- The organization's structure and function consistently supports its consumer-oriented mission.
- The organization consistently provides high-quality services and products.
- The organization has adequate human, financial and physical resources to accomplish its stated mission and purpose.
- The organization is positioned for long-term viability.