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Effects of International Accreditation on Patient Care in a Japanese Hospital: Nurses’ Perspectives

Added on 20 November 2013 in General News, Recent News, JCI Success Stories
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John C. Wocher, MHA, FACHE
Executive Vice President and Director International Patient Services, Kameda Medical Center, Kamogawa City, Japan; Consultant, Joint Commission International

Casondra Roethler
Student, University of Iowa Graduate Program, Hospital and Health Administration

The Kameda Medical Center (KMC), located in Kamogawa City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, became the first hospital in Japan to be accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI); October of 2012, KMC was reaccredited by JCI. Nursing staff was asked to give their opinions of how quality of patient care was or was not improved through the JCI reaccreditation process.

Download the paper 'Effects of International Accreditation on Patient Care in a Japanese Hospital: Nurses’ Perspectives' (PDF).

Download the data 'Effects of International Accreditation on Patient Care in a Japanese Hospital: Nurses’ Perspectives-Detailed Results' (PDF).

 

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