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JCI Presents Foundations of Accreditation Seminar 29-31 May 2013 in Tokyo in Partnership with Nihon Keiei Co. Ltd.
Joint Commission International is collaborating with Nihon Keiei Co. Ltd. to present a custom education event in Tokyo, Japan, later this month. The Foundations of Accreditation seminar will explain the fundamentals ...
JCI Accreditation Welcomes New Colleagues from Brazilian Accreditation Partner Consórcio Brasileiro de Acreditação
The Accreditation division of Joint Commission International recently welcomed new colleagues from Consórcio Brasileiro de Acreditação (CBA). Jose Valverde (Coordinator for Accreditation) and Regina Muller (Coordinat...
2013 Singapore Practicum Attracts Health Care Professionals New to JCI Accreditation
Some 120 health care professionals, many of them new to the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation process, attended the 2013 Singapore International Practicum on Accreditation and Quality Improvement 8-1...
JCI Celebrates Number 500
With the accreditation of its 500th health care organization in late 2012 and the implementation of new initiatives like the International Library of Measures, Joint Commission International (JCI) has solidif...
SafeCare Standards Receive International ISQua Accreditation
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(Oakbrook/Amsterdam/Cape Town – March 8, 2013) The first edition of ‘SafeCare Standards’ for clinics and health centres in resource-restricted settings has been accr...
Field Review for 5th Edition JCI Hospital Accreditation Standards, 1-29 March 2013
field review for the 5th Edition JCI Hospital Accreditation Standards concluded 29 March 2013.
The 5th Edition JCI Hospital Accreditation Standards will be published on 1
September 2013 with an effective date ...
Bon Secours Hospital Cork, Ireland, Implements Falls Prevention Video Initiative
Joint Commission International (JCI) requirements—particularly International Patient Safety Goal 6—call for organizations to reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from falls. As part of an ongoing series of init...
JCI-Accredited Organizations Dominate Arab Health 2013 Awards
JCI-accredited organizations won the majority of the major prizes at Arab Health 2013, presented Tuesday, 29 January. This year’s JCI-accredited winners were:
Excellence in Imag...
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital Wins Three Health Care Excellence Awards
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, the first JCI-accredited hospital in India, was presented the honors of “Best Diagnostic and Imaging Center in North India,” “India's Most Innovative Hospital,” and “Best Heart Care Cent...
New Study Details JCI-Accredited Organization’s Increased Hand Hygiene Compliance and Reduced HAIs
A new study published in the International Journal of Infection Control details how JCI-accredited Mafraq Hospital (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) increased its hand hygiene compliance and decreased its health care...