Why Become Accredited?
Accreditation means excellence. The Value and Impact of Public Health Department Accreditation and the PHAB Accreditation Infographic showcase the many benefits of the accreditation process and achievement. Accreditation:
- Promotes a culture of quality and performance improvement
- Increases capacity to respond to public health emergencies and threats
- Encourages the use of health equity as a lens to identify health priorities
- Strengthens health departments to work with their partners to better serve their communities
The Accreditation Works! series provides real stories about the benefits accreditation brings to health departments and communities. For information about Accreditation Works! or to learn how to submit your own story, email [email protected].
Read more about evaluation findings on the impact of accreditation, as well as published stories and articles supporting the evidence base.
Check out stories about how accreditation supports health departments in the following areas: