• Saturday
  • August 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 9:54am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 13 for accreditation

Search results

  1. Public hospitals to trial external accreditation

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Authority to support upgrades The Hospital Authority is to provide extra resources to three public hospitals that will join a pilot external accreditation scheme early next year. Hospital Authority director for quality and safety Leung Pak-yin said the authority would set up a special team to support the participating hospitals, which would be monitored by an accreditation ...

  2. Scorecard to track quality of hospitals

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Accreditation scheme aimed at raising health care standards The government will begin independent assessment and accreditation of public hospitals, at a cost of about HK$1,000 per bed, in a bid to improve service quality and reduce medical blunders. The first phase of the programme will involve three or four hospitals, with the first accreditations to follow in about two ...

  3. 'Framework for improvement'

    Posted Oct 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards is an independent, non-profit organisation to improve the quality of health care through continual review of performance and accreditation ... increasing global interest in its accreditation. The council said its accreditation programme was designed to provide a framework for continuous improvement. ...

  4. Medical scorecard

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government will begin independent assessment and accreditation of public hospitals. Do you think this will help to improve service quality and reduce medical blunders? Write to us. ...

  5. Thousands to be questioned in hospital survey

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Patients to be asked opinions in the first poll of its kind Several thousand public hospital patients will be asked about their views on waiting times, staff attitudes and even the quality of food on the wards in the first Hospital Authority-wide ...

  6. Australian experts to audit public hospitals

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Hong Kong's public hospitals will seek external accreditation for the first time, with the programme of assessments to kick off next month. The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS), an international hospital accreditation agency, has won a tender to assess the Hospital Authority. The council will send five to 10 hospital surveyors to the city next ...

  7. Assessment to ensure hospitals make the grade

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of mistakes by public and private doctors. The Hospital Authority has rightly responded by taking the first steps towards implementing an open, internationally recognised, accreditation mechanism. ... The aim of an independent accreditation mechanism is to keep the chances of mishaps as low as possible. Doing this by having a foreign group carry out the assessment, as the authority plans, ...

  8. Doctors' poor records risking patients' lives

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... The city's 12 private hospitals might boycott offending doctors in an effort to bring them into line, the chairman of the association's hospitals accreditation committee, David Fang Jin-sheng, ... to press them to meet the requirement.' Speaking at an accreditation ceremony for private hospitals yesterday, he said hospital nurses did a very good job of record-keeping. 'We keep ...

  9. Medical tourists pack for Thailand

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ABOUT 30 Hongkongers travel to Bumrungrad International hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, each month for medical check-ups, according to Winky Ho, the hospital's marketing manager in Hong Kong. Bumrungrad is the only hospital in Thailand accredited by the US-based Joint Commission on International Accreditation. That and the fact that Thailand is a popular holiday ...

  10. Stamp of approval for Happy Valley hospital

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital has gained an international hospital accreditation- the first one in the city to get such recognition. Five local public hospitals are also under scrutiny from the Australian Council on Health Care Standards, which was hired by the Hospital Authority as part of an accreditation exercise to standardise the quality of care in city ...




SCMP.com Account