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Why Choose JCI for Medical Transport Accreditation?

JCI is uniquely positioned to help medical transport organizations through our evidence-based standards by providing the roadmap to building essential processes to achieve performance excellence. JCI’s Medical Transport Accreditation program accredits a variety of medical transport needs including emergency treatment and transport services, nonemergency transport services, public and private ambulance services, ground, air and water medical transport services, fire brigade emergency services, and more.

Achieving Medical Transport accreditation not only enhances and objectively validates your performance reliability, it also:

  • Proactively minimizes risk areas for your clients, staff and brand
  • Creates a performance-focused competitive edge to help boost market share
  • Leverages a vetted framework to grow or expand services
  • Demonstrates your commitment to quality and patient safety

Expertise You Can Depend On

JCI surveyors are clinical and administrative professionals with vast experience in multiple settings. They speak 21 different languages and hail from 6 continents and bring their vast experience and expertise to your medical transport organization. JCI’s accreditation process concentrates on operational systems critical to the safety and quality of patient care. A key component of our customer’s positive experience relies on a consistent survey process executed by expert surveyors, with experience in a variety of medical transport specialties.

Enabling Better Decisions with Unparalleled Tools

We support you with a robust, patient-centric survey which is anchored to data and measurability:

  • The SAFER Matrix  identifies and helps prioritize performance improvement efforts on areas with the highest risk of potential adverse outcomes.
  • JCI’s unique tracer methodology reviews how a medical transport organization delivers care to the patient, helping to mitigate risks before they can become costly problems. Tracers engage both patients and staff, allowing organizations to show how they meet the standards beyond policies and procedures.

  • Patient and family rights
  • Prevention and control of infections
  • Governance and leadership
  • Transport vehicle management and safety
  • Staff qualifications and education
  • Management of information

  • Prevention of medical transport vehicle-related accidents
  • Sedatives and paralytics
  • Point-of-care testing
  • Transport of high-risk patients
  • Transport vehicle inspection and maintenance

How Do You Begin?

Introducing the Pathway to JCI Accreditation. This easy-to-navigate resource outlines the five major steps health care organizations typically follow in their pursuit of accreditation. The milestones outlined within each step help your team organize activities and monitor progress throughout your accreditation preparation efforts.

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