ATLANTA, GA (May 2, 2023) – The Children’s Care Network, Inc. (TCCN) is proud to announce that it has earned URAC accreditation for Clinical Integration. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality by setting high standards for clinical practice, consumer protections, performance measurement, operations infrastructure and risk management. By achieving this status, The Children’s Care Network demonstrates commitment to quality care, enhanced processes, patient safety and improved outcomes.
TCCN is a physician-led clinically integrated network (CIN) that encompasses a broad cross-section of primary care pediatricians and specialists – more than 1,400 physicians – in the Atlanta area, and represents more than 175 community practices plus Children's employed physicians and affiliated faculty. The network is a separately incorporated subsidiary of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc., led by a physician-driven Board of Directors, with over half of the Board comprised of community-based physicians. The network is specifically designed to improve quality of care and decrease inappropriate utilization, while at the same time providing community benefit.
“TCCN is enthusiastic about this accreditation, which not only recognizes the extraordinary progress that the network has made, but also supports our ongoing development necessary to improve quality across the spectrum of pediatric care,” said Dr. Brad Weselman, MD FAAP, Executive Director for The Children’s Care Network.
“We applaud The Children’s Care Network on achieving URAC accreditation. With this distinction, The Children’s Care Network demonstrates excellence in quality health care delivery and their commitment to ensuring patient safety,” said URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, M.D.
About The Children’s Care Network
The Children’s Care Network, Inc., founded in 2014, is a separately incorporated subsidiary of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Inc., which drives collaboration among pediatric healthcare providers, including Children’s employed and leased physicians and independent providers, built to improve patient outcomes at the community level. The network ultimately seeks to facilitate higher quality of care and to help community providers demonstrate the value of pediatric care. The Children’s Care Network demonstrates performance and value by emphasizing data-driven approaches to quality improvement. For more information, please visit https://www.tccn-choa.org.
Founded in 1990 as a non-profit organization, URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality and patient safety through renowned accreditation programs. URAC develops its evidence-based standards in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders and industry experts. The company’s portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the health care industry, addressing health care management and operations, pharmacies, telehealth, health plans, medical practices and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.