WHO IS JCI?
Joint Commission International (JCI) is one of the world’s leading nonprofit patient safety
organizations. JCI works with government ministries, public health agencies, health care
providers, academic institutions, and businesses to achieve the best patient care performance
at the organizations it accredits.
JCI accreditation is viewed as the gold standard in the global health care community. A health
care organization that has met JCI’s exacting standards can proudly display the Gold Seal of
Approval® as a sign of this distinctive accomplishment.
JCI regularly publishes a set of standards that represent the most current thinking in patient
safety and quality improvement. Health care organizations must fulfil these standards and
undergo a comprehensive and rigorous on-site survey conducted by JCI in order to achieve
accreditation. Once accredited, organizations must continue to meet updated standards and
are regularly assessed through periodic re-survey.
Founded in 1994 by The Joint Commission, JCI works with health care organizations from more
than 100 countries. Today, JCI fields a well-trained team of international accreditation surveyors
and consultants who work in five continents.
The mission of JCI is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care in the international
community through education, advisory services, and international accreditation and
Joint Commission International (JCI) works to improve patient safety and quality of health care
in the international community by offering education, publications, advisory services, and
international accreditation and certification. In more than 100 countries, JCI partners with
hospitals, clinics, and academic medical centers, health systems and agencies, government
ministries, academia, and international advocates to promote rigorous standards of care and to
provide solutions for achieving peak performance.
BENEFITS OF JCI ACCREDITATION AND CERTIFICATION
Joint Commission International accredits eight types of health care programs: hospitals,
academic medical center hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, clinical laboratories, home care
facilities, long term care facilities, medical transport organizations, and primary care centers.
A patient who chooses a facility that has received JCI accreditation can have confidence that
the facility has met strict criteria in patient safety and health care.
If you have any issue regarding to Quality Safety of Intermed Hospital please report to https://www.jointcommissioninternational.org/contact-us/report-a-quality-and-safety-issue/.