Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s Palliative Care Earns Perfect Accreditation Score

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii’s Palliative Care Program received a perfect score based on 158 criteria in its recent accreditation by The Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii is the first Kaiser Permanente facility in the nation to receive this certification.

On-site certification reviews are conducted by reviewers with expertise in palliative care. The certification decision is based on the evaluation of standards, clinical practice guidelines and performance = improvement activities.