HYDERABAD: Vijayawada headquartered hospitals chain Ramesh Hospitals, backed by the Dubai-based Billionaire Azad Moopen promoted Aster DM Healthcare, has emerged the first hospital in Andhra Pradesh to earn the coveted accreditation of Joint Commission International for compliance with its internationally-recognised standards.
The JCI team of expert surveyors from the US have conducted a rigorous on-site survey of Ramesh Hospitals during third week of January to evaluate compliance with 1,199 hospital standards. These relate to areas including International Patient Safety Goals, patient assessment and care, anesthesia and surgical care, medication management, patient and family education, infection prevention and control, governance and leadership, facility management, staff qualifications and education, and information management.
The JCI accreditation provides hospitals 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 hospital setting.
Chief cardiologist and managing director Dr P Ramesh Babu led hospitals chain set up in 1988 has several firsts to its credit as a part of its endeavor to establish the coastal health corridor. Starting with Limca Book of World Records in 1998 for 99.8% success in cardiac surgeries to the latest Guinness Book of World Record achieved in November 2019, Ramesh Hospitals has achieved many laurels, awards, international acclaim and accolades. The Guinness record was for the world’s largest gathering of cardiac patients at one place.
The global and domestic accreditations that Ramesh Hospitals obtained include the National Board of Accreditation for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations (NABH), National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (NABL), Pharmacy De Qualite certification from Bureau Veritas.-Trending News365