AACI has established a universal patient safety program pertinent to all healthcare organizations. Key indicators form monitoring and measuring will be established by AACI on an annual basis. These indicators shall be determined by current conditions relevant to patient safety  in the healthcare arena and by input from all AACI stakeholders.


  1. Reduce hospital acquired infections :
    • a) Hand-washing;
    • b) Reduction in inappropriate use of antibiotics:
  2. Improve customer satisfactions with surgical outcomes:
    • a) Decrease hospital length of stay;
    • b) Improve discharge planning;
  3. Improve accuracy and content of medical record:
    • a) Reduce rate of incomplete charts;
    • b) Improve security of medical records.
  4. Establish an Opiate use surveillance Committee  ( see AACI Accreditation Standard V5.0)