JCI's CEO and Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific Office Discuss JCI’s Future in India with Financial Express
During a December 2014 press event in India about Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation, Paula Wilson, President and CEO of Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International, and Prabhu Vinayagam, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific Office, did an interview with Financial Express.
They covered a variety of topics, including JCI’s relationship with India’s National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare, the cost of accreditation, and JCI’s future in India.
When explaining JCI’s interest in India, Wilson explained, “India got its first JCI accredited hospital in 2005, since then there has been steady growth in the number of organizations applying for JCI accreditation.”
“Currently, there are twenty two organizations that have JCI accreditation, out of which 19 are hospitals and three are specialty centers,” added Dr. Vinayagam. JCI intends to increase its focus on accreditation and health care education in India.
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Apr 12, 2015 03:28 PM
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