St. Luke's Lakeside Hospital awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification
St. Luke's Lakeside Hospital has earned the International Organization for Standardization's 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification from DNV Healthcare Inc.
According to a press release from the hospital, "This prestigious recognition was bestowed in conjunction with hospital accreditation under the DNV Healthcare NIAHO accreditation program, the first Medicare-approved hospital accreditation program integrating the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation for hospitals."
"The ISO 9001:2008 certification is based on an audit conducted in September 2012 of SLLH's compliance with the requirements for a Quality Management System as identified under the American National Standard. The three fundamentals for the Quality Management System requirements are: providing consistent patient care, improving patient satisfaction and continually improving goal-based performance. SLLHs certification is valid for a three-year period, during which the hospital will be evaluated for continued adherence to the standard during an annual accreditation survey."
The announcement was made Tuesday, Feb. 14.
St. Luke's Lakeside is at 17400 St. Luke’s Way, The Woodlands.
For more information, visit www.stlukeslakeside.com.
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