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Accreditation and Certification

Gannett Health Services
110 Ho Plaza
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-3101

Tel: 607 255-5155
Fax: 607 255-0269

National AAAHC Recognition

Gannett Health Services has been fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) since 2000. Its current accreditation is valid through 2018.

During its most recent reaccreditation process, Gannett earned the AAAHC's highest marks for the sixth time, and was recognized as a "flagship organization in college health" for its public health leadership, and its success in providing integrated medical, counseling, and health promotion services.

AAAHC is an independent organization that provides peer-based accreditation in order to examine and evaluate health care organizations. AAAHC accreditation is recognized as a symbol of quality by health care providers, medical organizations, insurance companies, and state and federal agencies. The reaccreditation process requires focused and sustained effort in 22 areas, demonstrating high-quality patient care through measurable criteria. 

Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Certification:

Gannett holds the highest level of certification as a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). Gannett is one of the first university health services nationally to achieve this status.

At a PCMH, a team of health professionals collaborates to provide high levels of care, access and communication, care coordination and integration, and care quality and safety. The PCMH distinction is awarded as a result rigorous testing against the highest standards of health care.

Learn more:

Gannett Health Services wins national recognition, Cornell Chronicle