(Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei Darussalam – 17th November 2020) Gleneagles JPMC Sdn Bhd today announced that it has earned Joint Commission International’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its internationally-recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
Gleneagles JPMC Sdn Bhd underwent a rigorous on-site survey in October. During the survey, a team of Joint Commission International expert surveyors evaluated compliance with hospital standards related to a variety of areas, including the International Patient Safety Goals, patient assessment and care, anesthesia and surgical care, medication management, patient and family education, quality improvement, infection prevention and control, governance and leadership, facility management, staff qualifications and education, and information management.
“Joint Commission International accreditation provides hospitals with the processes contributing to improvements in a variety of areas from the enhancement of staff education to the demonstration of leading practices within the hospital setting,” said Paula Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Joint Commission International. “We commend Gleneagles JPMC Sdn Bhd for its efforts to become a quality improvement organization, and achieving this pinnacle demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and quality.”
"Gleneagles JPMC Sdn Bhd is pleased to receive accreditation from Joint Commission International, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the world,” added Dr Peter Tay, Chief Executive Officer, Gleneagles JPMC Sdn Bhd. “Staff from across the organization continue to work together to develop and implement approaches and strategies that have the potential to improve care for the patients in our community.”
Joint Commission International’s hospital standards are developed in consultation with worldwide health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organizations measure, assess and improve performance.