Medical Imaging Services Accreditation:Medical Imaging Services (MIS) standards are developed to be patient-focused, to cover the functions and systems of a whole diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology service, & to address quality in service delivery and support quality improvement.
These standards can be used by the MIS Centres to enter the realm of systematic quality management across a healthcare organization. The standards cover the vitals of quality and safety management and would facilitate in delivering high-quality care.
The standards for NABH Accreditation for Medical Imaging Services provide general guidelines pertaining to all diagnostic and interventional imaging services.
Outline of MIS Accreditation Standards
Patient Centered Standards
a) Access, Assessment and Patient Care (AAPC)
b) Imaging Procedures and Interpretation (IPI)
c) Facility Management and Safety (FMS)
d) Equipment, Material, and Medications (EMM)
e) Management of Quality and Safety (MQS)
f) Human Resource Management (HRM)
g) Information Management Systems (IMS)
Benefits of Accreditation
a) Improved level of community confidence and trust
b) Safety and quality into focus
c) Roadmap for standardization
d) Patient centered culture
e) Systems oriented approach
f) Improved patient satisfaction levels
g) Improved health outcomes
h) External recognition
i) Enhanced reputation
Who can apply?
All Medical Imaging Service Providers who are either standalone / a part of an existing healthcare organization/chain of imaging centers.
How to apply for accreditation?
All aspiring MIS Centres desirous to achieve accreditation can apply online by registering on the NABH website.https://nabh.co/frmUserLoginCreation.aspx
How much is the Fees?
Fees towards accreditation depend on the size of the healthcare organization. To view the complete fee structure please visit important links on NABH website followed by fee structure under quick links.
Are there any trainings conducted for the programme?
NABH conducts various training and awareness programmes round the year regularly. It is advisable that the aspirant healthcare organizations attend Training Programme on Implementation (POI) for better understanding the standards. https://nabh.co/EducationTraining.aspx
How to procure a copy of the standards?
The desired standards can be purchased online and the hard copy of the standard shall be dispatched to the address submitted while purchasing the same. Cost of the same is Rs. 1000/-
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