A: Joint Commission International (JCI) is one of the world’s leading non-profit patient safety organizations and accredits hospitals internationally based on US standards.
Joint Commission International is one of the most reputed international medical accreditation services that works to improve health care in hospitals, so that patients get the highest quality of service. The company adopts a procedure of surveying the provided medical care for nearly three years, which includes a detailed evaluation of all the units of the hospital. It updates it standards on a yearly basis, to keep up with technology advancements, while expanding its safety procedures for the patients.
Advantages of JCI Accreditation to patients when seeking overseas medical treatment:
- It makes the organization constantly improve its healthcare quality and adopt modern amenities, based on the findings and recommendations of the accreditation boards.
- It reduces the risks and errors in treatment and identifies shortcomings, as supervision and expertise at each level of the procedure increases in an accredited hospital.
- It supports customer centric policies, rules and methods that provide maximum satisfaction to the patient.
- It provides a systematic approach towards the working conditions of the hospital, among the clinical staff, members, and the professionals.
Each hospital and health care organization that applies for JCI accreditation takes about two years to prepare. During this time, the entire organization works together to develop and implement the new high quality and patient-safe policies, practices, and procedures that are required to meet equivalent standards to those of accredited hospitals in the US.
For more information please visit JCI’s official website http://www.jointcommissioninternational.org/