Phuket International Hospital Achieves Accreditation From Joint Commission International (JCI)
January 18, 2013
Phuket International Hospital has earned accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), the worldwide leader in improving the quality of health care.
“Health care organizations around the world want to create environments that focus on quality, safety and continuous improvement,” says Paula Wilson, president and chief executive officer, JCI. “Accreditation meets this demand by stimulating continuous, systematic improvements in an organization’s performance and the outcomes of patient care. The community should be proud that Phuket International Hospital has made a commitment to quality and safety.”
“We sought accreditation because we want to provide the best care possible for our patients,” says Peter Davison Manager International Services. “Earning accreditation from JCI is another step toward excellence.” Peter also notes that accreditation is attainable only through collaboration among all organization staff members. “Providing high quality care is a team effort and one that gives employees a feeling of prestige to work in an accredited organization.”
JCI is dedicated to improving the quality of health care through voluntary accreditation. JCI’s uniform, high standards focus on patient care, safety and on areas that most directly impact patient care. These include both clinical care and organizational management standards, such as access to care, assessment of patients, infection control, patient and family rights, and education. Standards also address facility management and safety, staff qualifications, quality improvement and patient safety, organizational governance and leadership, and management of information and communications.
Phuket International Hospital is pleased to be accredited amongst the world’s leading hospitals and providers of exceptional patient care.