Corporate ComplianceWe are committed to providing service with ethics and integrity. For guidance on ethics or compliance issues, or to report a suspected violation or if you have any concerns regarding your rights or privacy, please call our Corporate Compliance Hotline at (707) 521-4686. Your name is not required.
Provider Credentialing and PrivilegingOne of the responsibilities, of the SCIHP Board of Directors is to ensure that the providers employed by SCIHP are licensed and eligible to practice. SCIHP follows a credentialing and privileging review process involving verification of an individual’s information, which includes their identity, training, experience, and competency. The Department Director and Credentialing Committee, provides recommendations to the governing body regarding appointment and clinical privileges to be granted to the individual. Determination of appointment is based on review of the above.
Patient Enrollment ProcedureAll new patients are required to meet with our Patient Services Coordinator to review services offered at SCIHP. If you are interested in our services, please call the Patient Services Coordinator at (707)521-4664. Parents must also register minor children for services. An adult must accompany all underage patients to be seen at the clinic. There are some exceptions, please request a copy of the Consent Requirements for Medical Treatment of Minors from the Receptionist or you may visit www.teenhealthrights.org for more information.
Quality of Care/AccreditationsSonoma County Indian Health Project, Inc. is operating as a licensed California Community Clinic and is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) www.aaahc.org . The AAAHC is an independent, not-for-profit organization, and has closely examined our facility and procedures. Status as an accredited organization means that SCIHP has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care, set by the Accreditation Association.
Sonoma County Indian Health Project, Inc. is also accredited as a Medical Home by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), and is also an accredited Diabetes Education Accreditation Program (DEAP) by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
SCIHP believes that our patients deserve the best. Going through the process of accreditation challenges us to find better ways to serve our patients. It is a constant reminder that our first responsibility is to our patients and the quality of care we provide. Being accredited is a way for SCIHP, as an organization, to show that we care enough about our patients to strive for the highest care possible.