The Institute of Hospital Quality Improvement & Accreditation, Thailand
Dr. Kongkiat Kespechara, Director of Bangkok Hospital Phuket accepted the hospital accreditation certificate (HA) Thailand from HRH Princess Soamsawali, on 11 March, 2008.
Bangkok Hospital Phuket, we are the first private hospital in Phuket has been accredited by the HA program.
The Hospital Accreditation (HA) program is a Thailand specific accreditation awarded by The Institute of Hospital Quality Improvement & Accreditation of the Ministry of Public Health.
Continuous quality improvement is an essential element of medical services quality improvement process. Hospital Accreditation is a beneficial approach for Thailand's medical services and public health. Such significant innovation can stimulate health care service providers to focus on the systematic work flows for quality services rendered to patients and their relatives apart from the development of the body of knowledge, skills and technology according to professional standard.
The Hospital Accreditation process is creating collective organizational commitment of quality improvement, organizational analysis, self-assessment, strategic formulation of the organizational development planning, human resources development, teamwork and service systems focusing on patient-oriented mindedness. Toward this end personnel at all levels are encouraged to participate in such activities which are organized in the overlapping fashion in order to create cross-manuals, as well as clinical practice guidelines and a care map. Functional teams are formed to benefit from opportunities to improve patient care and service processes. Quality improvement activities and the publication of a guide to the hospital, clinical practice guidelines and a care map have been undertaken in collaboration with nurses and all personnel of the hospital and the faculty.
Quality improvement, by using The Hospital Accreditation approach is a concept and practice that yields beneficial results to patients, customers, hospital personnel, the hospital, the Faculty of Medicine, the society and the country as a whole. Nevertheless, the quality improvement processes and human resources development, which require time and dedication from all parties in improving working procedures, the work system and organizational culture. Quality improvement needs to be continuous.
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We are proud to received an International Accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare and comprehensive Hospital Accreditation (HA), Thailand