All news 30.03.2017

The CARDIOVASCULAR AND the CANCER CENTER of ACIBADEM CITY CLINIC MAINTAIN THEIR JCI ACCREDITATION

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The consolidation of the most prestigious and complex international health system for quality and safety is a sign of high standards in the overall process of diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients

The Cardiovascular Center and the Oncology Center of Acibadem City Clinic have been reaccredited by the highest global standard for quality in healthcare - Joint Commission International (JCI). An international quality commission followed the activities of the two hospitals and found no violation according to 1300 measurable indicators. Accreditation processes and compliance with standards criteria ensure quality and safety for patients, as well as a commitment to continuous improvement and development of medical care.

"We are extremely proud to continue to be "Gold Standard" for quality and safety by covering absolutely all  requirements of the most renowned organization in this field," shares Angel Angelov, CEO of Acibadem City Clinic, the largest healthcare chain in Bulgaria. "We have defended for second time the most prestigious certificate for quality medical services thanks to the dedication of the hospital teams, their excellent training and the ambition to provide our patients with the highest level of diagnostics and treatment", added Angel Angelov.

"JCI accreditation contributes to improvements in many areas - from increasing the staff qualification to demonstration of  leading hospital practices", says Paul Chang, Vice President of Accreditation, Standards and Measurement in the International Accreditation Commission." "We congratulate Acibadem City Clinic for its efforts to continuously improve the quality of hospital services in order to deliver patient safety ", he adds. To deserve the JCI award, Acibadem City Clinic's hospitals have proven that they still meet all the criteria according to 14 international standards. Their performance reflects excellent results in two main directions - patient care and organization and management of healthcare establishments. The positive assessment of all indicators is described in a detailed report, received from the JCI Headquarters in Chicago, USA. In particular, Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center and Cancer Center have been awarded with the status of "Accredited Medical Establishment". 

The inspectors expressed their good impressions of conditions and the way of providing services in the newest and most modern medical establishment in the group - Acibadem City Clinic Cancer Center. Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center is the first Bulgarian hospital accredited by JCI, which was first certified in 2014. Along with Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital, the hospitals in the largest hospital chain in Bulgaria, certified by JCI, are in total 3. As a result, Acibadem City Clinic confirms its intentions to be a leader in providing quality medical care in Bulgaria.

 About Joint Commission International (JCI):  JCI is an international organization that has accredited medical institutions all over the world since 1998. It is a subsidiary of Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the largest accreditation organization in the United States. Information about  JCI's activities can be obtained at: www.jointcommissioninternational.org.

About Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center:  It is located in a 5 storey building, the hospital offers the most modern diagnostic equipment in the country, 84 inpatient beds, 5 operating rooms for cardiac and vascular surgery, as well as 2 angiographic laboratories. The medical establishment  is equipped with the first in Bulgaria 3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scanner. The medical team of Acibadem City Clinic includes leading doctors with proven experience in Bulgaria and abroad. A priority for the medical establishment and its team is maximum patient-friendly procedures such as cardiac catheterization, endoscopy and endovascular procedures, neurovascular and peripheral vascular interventions.

About Acibadem City Clinic Cancer Center: It is a modern hospital for complex and high-tech cancer treatment. The Oncology Center has a team of leading experts, leaders in their fields. The hospital is equipped with 2 linear accelerators of the highest class and has a distinct clinics in medical oncology, radiation therapy and radiosurgery, nuclear medicine, diagnostic imaging, gastroenterology, general and clinical pathology, medical genetics. The center offers a variety of services like chemotherapy, targeted therapy, genetic counseling, rehabilitation and psychological stabilization of patients and their relatives. Patients will have access to cutting-edge technologies such as PET / CT and SPECT / CT imaging, 3D mammography with tomosintesis, robot for automated mixing of medicines and many others.