BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spero Health has announced that it has received its CARF International accreditation for a period of three years for its outpatient treatment of alcohol and other drugs/addiction program. The latest accreditation is the 2nd consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has given to Spero Health.
This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.
Spero Health, Inc., is an integrated healthcare services organization specializing in local and affordable outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance use disorders with a mission to “Save Lives, Instill Hope, and Restore Relationships.” Based in Nashville, Tenn. and privately held by Heritage Group, Health Velocity Capital, South Central, Inc. and Frist Cressey Ventures, Spero Health operates more than 35 freestanding outpatient clinics located throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee. Providing care for more than 7,000 patients each month, Spero Health is one of the largest office-based opioid treatment providers in the country and is in network with Medicaid and most commercial insurance plans.
Speaking about the accreditation, Spero Health’s CEO Steve Priest said, “This accreditation means we are not afraid to be challenged to be the best organization we can be by seeking the input of an outside agency to evaluate our system and level of care. We want the most informed and highest quality clinicians providing services to our community members. I applaud our team across the organization for their hard work and compassion that has earned this level of recognition.”
CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process and continuous improvement services that center on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at www.carf.org.
For more information about Spero Health, please visit www.sperohealth.com.