? ………. ?……….?…… Degree of excellence possessed by a Product, Process or Person ‘The totality of features of a Product or Service that affects its ability to satisfy stated or implied needs and expectations of users . WHAT IS QUALITY ?
Started in India in the year 2005 by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH)
NABH is a constituent board of Quality Council of India (QCI) set up to establish and operate accreditation programme for healthcare organizations.
QCI is an Autonomous body jointly set up by the Government of India and Indian industries to establish and operate National Accreditation Structure.
The board while being supported by all stakeholders including industry, consumers, government, has full functional autonomy in its operations.
A constituent board of Quality Council of India (QCI) To provide accreditation services to hospitals and healthcare providers
Structure of QCI Quality Council of India National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB ) National Board for Quality Promotion (NBQP) National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET) National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) Quality Information and Enquiry Service (QIES )
Structure of NABH National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers Technical Committee Panel of Assessor/Expert Accreditation Committee Appeals Committee Quality Council of India Secretariat
International Recognition NABH is an institutional member of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) since 2006.
International Recognition ISQua Accreditation of NABH Standards for Hospitals (April 2008 – March 2012)
Generally three years with one Reassessment survey to ensure continued compliance and to assess the CQI programme
If during accreditation The Accreditation organization receives inputs that the organization is substantially out of compliance with the current standards then Resurvey or withdrawal of accredited decision may be resorted to