What Is NABH

National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India (QCI), set up to establish and operate accreditation programme for healthcare organizations.

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        Benifits of NABH Accreditations
 
      There is great benefit to all Stake Holders related to health care activities. Patients are the biggest beneficiaries of NABH accreditation.
      Accreditation increases quality of care and patient safety. The patients get services by credential medical staff. Patients rights are respected and protected. Patient satisfaction is regularly evaluated
      Accreditation increases quality of care and patient safety. The patients get services by credential medical staff. Patients rights are respected and protected. Patient satisfaction is regularly evaluated
      The Staff in an accredited hospital are satisfied lot as it provides for continuous learning, good working environment, leadership and above all ownership of clinical processes. It improves overall professional excellence of Clinicians and Paramedical staff and rovides leadership for quality improvement within medicine and nursing.
    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.
   
Why  NABH


The main purpose of NABH accreditation is to help planners to promote, implement, monitor and evaluate robust practice in order to ensure that occupies a central place in the development of the health care system.  
Quality Assurance should help improves effectiveness, efficiency and in cost containment, and should address accountability and the need to reduce errors and increase safety in the system.

How NABH accreditation help patients


In an NABH accredited hospital, there is a strong focus on the following:
Patient rights and benefits
Patient safety
Control and prevention of infections
Practicing good patient-care protocols e.g. special care for vulnerable groups, critically ill patients
Better and controlled clinical outcome.
 

 
    NABH Accreditation Process

Obtain copy of NABH standards
Carry out self assessment on status of compliance with the NABH standards.
Identify gap areas and prepare action plan to bridge the gaps.
Ensure that NABH standards are implemented and integrated with hospital functioning.
Obtain copy and submit application form for assessment
Pay the accreditation fee
Receive from NABH the assessment programme including dates and names of assessors
Facilitate the assessment.
Receive recommendation on accreditation.
Maintain quality improvement programme based on continuous monitoring of patient care services