National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Health care Providers (NABH) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India, set up to establish and operate accreditation programme for health care organisations. The board is structured to cater to much desired needs of the consumers and to set benchmarks for progress of health industry. The board while being supported by all stakeholders including industry, consumers, government, have full functional autonomy in its operation.
Patients are the biggest beneficiary among all the stakeholders. Accreditation results in high quality of care and patient safety. The patients are serviced by credential medical staff. Right s of patients are respected and protected. Patient’s satisfaction is regularly evaluated.
Accreditation to a HCO stimulates continuous improvement. It enables hospital in demonstrating commitment to quality care. It raises community confidence in the services provided by the hospital. It also provides opportunity to healthcare unit to benchmark with the best.
The staff in an accredited HCO is satisfied lot as it provides for continuous learning, good working environment, leadership and above all ownership of clinical processes. It improves overall professional development of Clinicians and Para Medical Staff and provides leadership for quality improvement with medicine and nursing.
Finally, accreditation provides an objective system of empanelment by insurance and other third parties. Accreditation provides access to reliable and certified information on facilities, infrastructure and level of care.
Avanté consultants will assist in the implementation of NABH standards and objectives to achieve the desired goal of NABH Certification. Avanté consultant will also assist in the procedure of applying to NABH for accreditation and audit.