Recent HQAA Accreditation Award


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Charlestown, MA — 06.01.2012 Boston Orthopedic & Respiratory Equipment LLC, a durable medical equipment company providing Mobility Equipment and Services (canes walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, scooters, hospital beds, lifts), has achieved the Award of Accreditation from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA), based in Waterloo, Iowa. This award was presented on 06.01.2012 and is achieved only when a medical equipment provider demonstrates a high level of quality in all their business operations and services.  Boston Orthopedic & Respiratory Equipment LLC located at 6 Dexter Rd., Charlestown MA earned the three-year accreditation after completing a comprehensive review process that focuses on meeting quality standards and a commitment to quality operational practices and procedures in the areas of financial stability, human resource training, patient care, delivery services, billing practices and maintenance of products and equipment. Accreditation by the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation assures Medicare and other health payers that the highest levels of quality are practiced within all areas of the company. 


“We sought accreditation by the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation to demonstrate that our company is committed to providing excellent products in a safe and efficient manner,” says Igor Gildshtein, managing member, Boston Orthopedic. “This award also reinforces that our commitment to quality is ongoing.”


Founded in 2005, the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation became a deemed authority by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to accredit providers of durable and home medical equipment.  HQAA and Boston Orthopedic & Respiratory Equipment, seek to ensure that patients receive honest, ethical treatment.  HQAA’s interactive, web-based design is specifically aimed at the durable medical equipment industry, providing a targeted approach to accreditation and quality improvement.


About Boston Orthopedic & Respiratory Equipment LLC

Established in 2010, the organization had started providing services to elderly community of Charlestown. They started from simple repairs and troubleshooting of manual and power wheelchairs. Company would pick-up and deliver the equipment. Furthermore some staff members got certified by the manufacturers as to quality provision of the equipment and services such as repairs. Major brands such as Invacare Pride Mobility Drive Medical Medline would be serviced by the qualified personnel.

Early 2011 had brought different changes as to the specialty of the organization. Boston Orthopedic & Respiratory Equipment had serviced over five hundred patients and analytics had explored the new horizons such as seating and positioning evaluations for proper fitting of the mobility equipment. Many staff members had started an educational journey towards assisted technology profession. Boston Orthopedic members work with Physical Therapist’s, Occupational Therapist’s. ATP’s ( Assistive Technologist)


For more information, please contact Igor Gildshtein, managing member, (617) 337- 5133 and [email protected]


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