AYUSH Hospitals Accreditation
AYUSH Accreditation Programme
AYUSH Hospitals Accreditation Programme:AYUSH Hospital Accreditation Program started in 2009, is running in association with Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India. It encompasses relevant & comprehensive quality assurance standards for each system i.e. Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Homoeopathy Hospitals and Panchakarma clinics and has separate accreditation standards as per their individual system of medicine and requirements. These are in natural alignment to the Hospital Standards, with a community focus.
Ten chapters of AYUSH Hospital Standards are:
a) Access, Assessment and Continuity of Care(AAC)
b) Care of Patient (COP)
c) Hospital Infection Control(HIC)
d) Management of Medication(MOM)
e) Patient Right and Education(PRE)
f) Continuous Quality Improvement(CQI)
g) Responsibilities of Management(ROM)
h) Facility Management and Safety(FMS)
i) Human Resource Management(HRM)
j) Information Management System (IMS)
Benefits of Accreditation
a) Patients are the biggest beneficiary as implementation of accreditation standards ensures Patient safety, commitment to quality care resulting in good clinical outcomes.
b) Improves patient satisfaction and increases community confidence as services are provided by credentialed medical staff.
c) Accreditation status provides good marketing advantage in the competitive healthcare.
d) Accreditation provides an objective system of empanelment by insurance and other third parties.
Who can apply?
AYUSH Hospital that fulfils the following requirements
a)Currently in operation as AYUSH Organization
b)Organization should have been implemented NABH standards in the Organization for a minimum of three months.
c)The organization that commits to comply with NABH standards and applicable legal/statutory/ regulatory requirements.
d)Ayurveda Hospital having more than ten beds can apply
e)All Yoga & Naturopathy Centers can apply
f)Unani Hospital having more than ten beds can apply
g)Siddha Hospital having more than ten beds can apply
h)Homeopathy Hospital having more than ten beds can apply
i)Panchakarma Clinic having more than one therapy table can apply
How to apply for accreditation?
All aspiring healthcare organizations desirous to achieve accreditation can apply online by registering on the NABH website. Kindly refer the General information brochure in the AYUSH accreditation page on NABH website.
How much is the Fees?
Application fee and NABH Accreditation charges for Ayurveda Hospital:
Are there any trainings conducted for the programme?
NABH Secretariat organizes training sessions on understanding of NABH standards and implementing them in the organizations in form of Programme on Implementation (POI), for healthcare organizations desirous of taking their organizations for accreditation. These sessions are taken by faculty from NABH who are senior assessors. The details of these trainings, dates, venue and fee information are available in the NABH website
NABH has taken a new initiative to conduct free master classes on various topics under the rubric "NABH Quality Connect-Learning with NABH". The master classes are conducted every month. The topics include: Key Performance Indicators (KPI), Hospital Infection Control, Management of Medication, Document Control, Clinical Audits, Continual Quality improvement, Hospital infection prevention etc
Apart from this guidance material is available at “Resource” page of NABH web portal
Kindly visit the below link to attend training programmes being conducted by NABH.
How to procure a copy of the standards?
The standards can be purchased online and the hard copy of the standard shall be dispatched to the address submitted while purchasing the same.
To obtain a copy of NABH standards, kindly click on the below shown cover page
The following documents can be procured by writing to us or in person: