NABH Standards for Hospitals
NABH Standards for hospitals, 4th Edition, December 2015 has been released (set of three books, NABH Standards, Guide Book and Annexure) can be procured for Rs. 3500/-.
The standards provide framework for quality assurance and quality improvement for hospitals. The standards focus on patient safety and quality of care. The standards call for continuous monitoring of sentinel events and comprehensive corrective action plan leading to building of quality culture at all levels and across all the functions.
The 10 chapters in the standard reflect two major aspects of healthcare delivery i.e. patient centered functions (chapter 1-5) and healthcare organisation centered functions (chapter 6-10).
Outline of NABH Standards :
Patient Centered Standards
1. Access, Assessment and Continuity of Care (AAC).
2. Care of Patients (COP).
3. Management of Medication (MOM).
4. Patient Rights and Education (PRE).
5. Hospital Infection Control (HIC).
Organisation Centered Standards
6. Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI).
7. Responsibility of Management (ROM)
8. Facility Management and Safety (FMS).
9. Human Resource Management (HRM).
10. Information Management System (IMS).
The Guidebook provide better interpretation of standards, this shall help the hospitals in implementation of standards.
The Annexure contain write ups which would help the hospitals in better understanding of the topics covered in the annexure book.
This also contains Key Performance Indicators, which would help the hospitals to understand the definition, formula, frequency of data collection/ monitoring that would help the hospitals for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI).
NABH Standards for hospitals, 4th Edition, December 2015 has been released (set of three books, NABH Standards, Guide Book and Annexure) can be procured for Rs. 3500/- by Demand Draft/Cheque/Cash in Favour of “Quality Council of India” Payable at Delhi to
Quality Council of India
ITPI Building, 5th Floor, 4 – A, Ring Road, I P Estate,
New Delhi – 110002
Tel: +91 11 233 23 516 / 517 / 518 / 519 / 520
Fax: +91 11 233 23 415
(Note: This include the postage and handling charges. NABH Standards can be procured only from NABH Secretariat at New Delhi.)