Macani Medical Center – Maudsley Health Awarded Ambulatory Care
Accreditation From Joint Commission International
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates – 18 August 2022 Macani Medical Center – Maudsley Health today announced that it has earned Joint Commission International’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its internationally-recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
Macani Medical Center – Maudsley Health underwent a rigorous on-site survey in August 2022. During the survey, a team of Joint Commission International expert surveyors evaluated compliance with ambulatory care standards related to a variety of areas, including the International Patient Safety Goals, patient assessment and care, anesthesia and surgical care, medication management, patient and family education, quality improvement, infection prevention and control, governance and leadership, facility management, staff qualifications and education, and information management.
“Joint Commission International accreditation provides ambulatory care organizations with the processes contributing to improvements in a variety of areas from the enhancement of staff education to the demonstration of leading practices within the ambulatory setting,” said Joel Roos, MD, MBA, MHCDS, CPE, vice president, International Accreditation, Quality Improvement and Safety, Joint Commission International. “We commend Macani Medical Center – Maudsley Health for its efforts to become a quality improvement organization and achieving this pinnacle demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and quality.”
“Macani Medical Center – Maudsley Health is pleased to receive accreditation from Joint Commission International, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the world,” added Mr. Shafqat Malik, CEO, Macani Medical Center – Maudsley Health (MMC). “Staff from across the organization continue to work together to develop and implement approaches and strategies that have the potential to improve care for the patients in our community.”
Joint Commission International’s ambulatory care standards are developed in consultation with worldwide health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations measure, assess and improve performance.
Joint Commission International (JCI) was established in 1997 as a division of Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR), a wholly controlled, not-for-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission. Through international accreditation, consultation, publications and education programs, JCI extends The Joint Commission’s mission worldwide by helping to improve the quality of patient care. JCI assists international health care organizations, public health agencies, health ministries and others in more than 100 countries.