Medical Imaging Services
Medical Imaging Services Accreditation Program
Medical Imaging Services Accreditation:The MIS accreditation was launched in the year January, 2010. The standards were developed with the main goal to improve the diagnostic accuracy and patient safety. MIS accreditation helps the centers to increase the confidence of the customer in the community. The special targeted customers for MIS program are standalone/corporate/hospital based medical imaging services.
The standards for NABH Accreditation for Medical Imaging Services provide general guidelines pertaining to all diagnostic and interventional imaging services.
Chapters of NABH Medical Imaging Services Standards are:
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) Accreditation status provides good marketing advantage in the competitive healthcare.
b) Accreditation provides an objective system of empanelment by insurance and other third parties
c) Serves Roadmap for standardization
d) Ensures Patient centered culture
e) Improves patient satisfaction and increases community confidence as services are provided by credentialed medical staff.
Who can apply?
Medical Imaging Services Centre that fulfils the following requirements:
a) Currently in operation as Medical Imaging Services Centre
b) Medical Imaging Services should have been implemented NABH standards in the Medical Imaging Services for a minimum of three months.
c) The organization that commits to comply with NABH standards and applicable legal/statutory/ regulatory requirements.
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 MIS accreditation page on NABH website.
How much is the Fees?
|General information brochure
||Free of cost
|Application form for Medical Imaging Services
||Free of cost
|Self assessment toolkit
||Free of cost
|NABH Standards for Medical Imaging Services accreditation
Assessment criteria and Fee structure
W.e.f. 01.06.2016 a GST of 18% or as applicable will be charged on all the above fees. You are requested to please include the service tax in the fees accordingly while sending to NABH.
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.
To obtain a copy of NABH standards, kindly click on the below shown cover page