JCI Accreditation Begins

Monday, May 30, 2016

Hammoud Hospital has started working towards receiving the highly prestigious JCI accreditation and its gold seal of approval. Once we are accredited we will be elevating the hospital to an exclusive group of healthcare organizations worldwide that have met every stringent clinical quality standard set by Joint Commission International (JCI) , the recognized leader in international health care accreditation

Hammoud Hospital holds a track record of winning many accolades at both national and global level. We were among 3 hospitals in Lebanon to be rated AAA by the Ministry of Public Health, the first hospital in South Lebanon to be awarded with an ISO 9001: 2001 certification. 

JCI (Joint Commission International) is part of a global enterprise of dynamic, nonprofit organizations and is the recognized leader in international health care accreditation. It identifies measures, and shares best practices in quality and patient safety. 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.

Quality Updates

Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center places the highest priority on its commitment to practicing medicine in a way that consistently delivers the safest care possible for every patient. The Hammoud Hospital has begun Joint Commission International (JCI) , the recognized leader in international health care accreditation 

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