Items in this category apply to the ADHS Licensing Division. ADHS is required to license medical, long term care and behavioral health treatment facilities. ADHS also licenses Child Care Facilities and Homes, as well as a few special professions. ADHS licenses emergency medical personnel as well, but that is through Preparedness.
Healthcare-Associated infections continued to be a major (and largely preventable) threat to patient safety in Arizona during 2014 - although we had better results this year. The 2014 National and State Healthcare Associated Infections Progress Report found significant reductions for nearly all infections in Arizona. Arizona’s public health system takes a layered approach to preventing [...]