HealthCare Access Maryland Earns Seal of Excellence

BALTIMORE, MD (Friday, June 5, 2015)—HealthCare Access Maryland (HCAM) was reaccredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute and received the valued Seal of Excellence for the third time.

HCAM earned the seal after a peer review team examined HCAM policies and practices for compliance with the Standards for Excellence®: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector in the areas of Mission, Strategy and Evaluation; Leadership: Board, Staff, and Volunteers; Legal Compliance and Ethics; Finance and Operations; Resource Development; and Public Awareness, Engagement, and Advocacy.

Kathleen Westcoat, CEO and President of HealthCare Access Maryland, said, “HCAM is honored to have been re-certified for the Standards of Excellence Program. Our staff continues to work diligently to uphold the Seal of Excellence by demonstrating a high level of ethics and being held accountable for achieving results. The Standards of Excellence Program has helped HCAM build a solid foundation and infrastructure, which has prepared us for the enormous changes we are facing in the ever-changing health care world.”

HealthCare Access Maryland has been operating under the Seal of Excellence continuously since 2006.