Nearly one million organisations around the globe are ISO 9001 certified.It is the world’s most tested and relied upon quality system…..when there is margin for error.In hospitals, ISO is prized for its unique ability to pinpoint and sustain best practice. It is not a product standard, but applicable to any manufacturing or service industry including healthcare.
The standard applies to the processes in an healthcare organisation which have an impact on quality. It emphasises continual improvement and customer (patient) satisfaction. Certification of your quality management system demonstrates your commitment to consistency, continual improvement and customer satisfaction. To be certified, you must implement an effective quality management system complying with the requirements of the standard.
The existing certificate according to ISO 9001:2008 is valid till the expiration of three years from the publication of the revised (new version) standard, no later than 14.09.2018.