The Healthcare centers employ different internal procedures that require specific competencies to ensure the patient safety. The proper management of these competencies not only reduces risk of accidents but also increases the patients’ confidence in their healthcare center.
Strengthens community confidence in the quality and safety of care, treatment and services.
Achieving accreditation makes a strong statement to the community about an organization’s efforts to provide the highest quality services.
Provides a competitive edge in the marketplace.
Certification may provide a marketing advantage in a competitive health care environment and improve the ability to secure new business.
Improves the center competences
The Certification requires a periodically review of the center competences. The annual certification helps the center to have its competences updated.
In some markets, certification is becoming a prerequisite to eligibility for insurance reimbursement and for participation in managed care plans or contract bidding.
May reduce liability insurance costs.
By enhancing risk management efforts, certification may improve access to and reduce the cost of liability insurance coverage.