KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5 — Global leader in health care accreditation Joint Commission International (JCI) recently recognised and accredited ParkCity Medical Centre (PMC) for its well-managed organisation and commendable high quality of care and patient safety standards.
JCI accreditation and certification is recognised as a global standard for health care quality of care and patient safety. PMC now joins this elite group of 977 health care facilities worldwide that have achieved the JCI Accredited Standard and Gold Seal of Approval.
This year’s accreditation process of PMC, a hospital under Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care (RSDH), was conducted virtually for the first time in Malaysia by the body due to the ongoing pandemic by a team of international healthcare experts.
Chief Executive Officer of PMC, Ch’ng Lin Ling, said, “The much-coveted JCI accreditation is the result of undergoing an exacting performance assessment and meeting a robust series of qualifications across the hospital that demonstrate sustainable improvement in the quality and safety of hospital processes and patient care delivery. The evaluation involved comprehensive inspection of our facilities, review of practices and procedures, and evidence of sustained compliance and improvement.”
In addition to the acclaimed JCI accreditation, PMC also bagged the notable Frost and Sullivan Best Practices Award ‘2020 Malaysia Emerging Hospital of the Year’. The award is a measure of PMC’s exceptional healthcare services with innovative and effective clinical solutions, compassionate and safe care to our patients and good customer review and top-notch medical professionals.
“Achieving both the JCI accreditation as well as the Frost and Sullivan Best Practices award in this unprecedented year are a reflection on the commitment and dedication of our doctors and employees of PMC. As a community hospital focusing on high quality, compassionate and safe patient care, these wins will keep PMC moving forward and continuing to aim higher as a world-class healthcare provider,” Ch’ng added.
With PMC’s accreditation, all six RSDH hospitals including Ara Damansara Medical Centre and Subang Jaya Medical Centre in Malaysia as well as three facilities in Indonesia are now JCI Accredited Hospitals.
JCI is a division under the world’s most trusted name in accreditation, The Joint Commission. Established in 1997, JCI represents a worldwide consensus on quality patient care that reflects advanced healthcare practices and delivery trends that enable organisations to be high performers, while remaining dedicated to improving patient outcomes.
JCI is also part of the International Society of Quality in Health Care (ISQua) which is a not-for-profit network spanning over 70 countries with its main goal to promote quality improvement in healthcare. As a member of ISQua, JCI’s accreditation is in compliance with international standards which are patient-centric and focused on stringent healthcare management.