Fundacion para la Acreditacion y Desarrollo Asistencial (FADA)
FADA is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote continuous quality improvement in health care and social care organizations through the use of external assessment. Since 1996, FADA has worked with JCI to jointly provide accreditation service in Spain using JCI standards. This strategic alliance has promoted JCI accreditation among organizations in Spain, and the development of patient safety and performance improvement methods and techniques. JCI-FADA activities are jointly performed by American and Spanish health care professionals.
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Associação Brasileira de Acreditação de Sistemas e Serviços de Saúde (ABA)
is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of care in health care organizations throughout Brazil. To help fulfill its vision to become the champion in quality improvement excellence in Brazil, ABA has worked with JCI since 2000 to provide accreditation and certification services. ABA’s staff and surveyors are health care leaders and experts in medicine, nursing, management, quality improvement and safety.