National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers was founded in 2005 and is a component board of “Quality Council of India (QCI)”. NABH along with QCI has curated a set of standards, for all the hospitals and healthcare providers in the country. The NABH standards provide a framework for quality support, quality authority and quality development while also concentrating on the safety of the patients and quality of healthcare.
NABH is short for National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Health Care Providers.
The objective to establish this board was to set a benchmark of standards, as well as to improve the
quality of health care services in India. NABH also aims to provide easy access to healthcare for all
classes of the population through various methodologies and tools.
NABH registration, therefore, implies that the healthcare organization is accessible and also capable to improve its efficiency. And that the quality and operational systems are well-defined and implemented within the facility.
NABH is authorized to operate health accreditation programs for the healthcare departments. India currently has approximately 500 hospitals in various phases of NABH certifications and more than 50 already registered. NABH registration includes compliance with the NABH “standards, applicable laws, and regulations”. The license is valid for 2-years and is to be renewed. The registration can be done by filling the registration form at our website www.legalraasta.com.
A fee grant of 10% is given to the members of the Quality Council of India. It is a non-residential program. Outstation members are asked to make their boarding & lodging arrangements.
National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers is an institutional member of ISQUA,
the International Society for Quality of Health Care, as well as a member of its board and accreditation
council. NABH standards for hospitals are recognized by ISQUA.
NABH is also one of the founding members of the newly developed Asian Society for Quality Healthcare. The purpose of incorporating ASQH is to strengthen the Asian representation at the International level and enhance the quality of structure in health care.
NABH has accreditation programs for:
Accreditation is a blessing for all Stake Holders and patients are the most important beneficiaries of it. The patients get medical services only from qualified medical staff. A Patient’s rights are respected and protected. Patient satisfaction is frequently evaluated.
Accreditation to a Hospital stimulates non-stop development. It also demonstrates a high level of dedication to patient care. It raises the hospital’s confidence in the services it provides. It also offers opportunities to the healthcare unit to compete with the best.
The Staff in an accredited medical institution is a happy one because they receive the benefit of continuous learning, a good operating environment, leadership, and above all a highly skilled understanding of scientific procedures. It also improves the medical skills of the “Clinicians and the Paramedic workers” and gives them the leadership skills for growth within the field of medicinal drugs and nursing.
Hospital management shall put together a course of action for acquiring “NABH accreditation” and shall
employ a responsible person/corporation to coordinate all activities associated with the process of
obtaining accreditation. At Legalraasta, we have a team working day and night for various hospitals who
want to attain 100 % NABH compliance. Recently there are major modifications in NABH policies that are
going to be applied in health facilities across the country. Below are a few steps for the preparation
of obtaining “NABH Accreditation”:-
Process the utility fee as described within the application form
Post receiving of the application form, NABH will carefully assess and scrutinize the application form and then issue an acknowledgement letter to the hospital with a unique reference ID number.
The subsequent step is NABH aligns a Principal Inspector/ Valuation Team who is liable
for pre-assessment of the hospital. The objective of Pre-evaluation is as below:
The applicant healthcare facility is mandatory to take critical corrective action to the unconventionality pointed out in the course of the pre-assessment. The very last evaluation includes a complete overview of healthcare facility’s capability and quality of services. Upon completion of the above steps, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers will provide an accreditation certificate to the healthcare facility, which has a three years validity and it needs to be renewed after that.
As mentioned above accreditation of healthcare facility is valid for a duration of three years. NABH crew conducts one inspection of the accredited hospitals in a single accreditation cycle of 3 years. The medical status quo shall follow for the renewal of accreditation at least six months prior to the expiry date of the certificate’s validity.
The NABH Standards for hospitals give a framework for quality of care for patients and
quality improvement for hospitals. The standards help to create a quality culture at all levels and
overall the duties of the hospital. The full NABH Standards consists of 102 standards and 636 objective
elements. To obtain NABH Accreditation, a hospital must be ready and able to show that the hospital
duties as per the NABH standards. The following are an aspect of NABH Standards:
Our team of experts at Legalraasta will liaison with concerned departments, to obtain the “Accreditation Certificate” for your hospital. An accreditation certificate will increase the trust of patients in your hospital and also significantly improve your image as a healthcare facility. We will make sure that the “Accreditation Certificate” reaches you in a hassle-free manner.
Connect with the team of legalraasta to address specific requirements for your business. It only takes a total of 20-25 minutes for a complete discussion with our expert consultant.
Once you explain the terms, we will arrange dedicated Account managers, who will give you the best solutions and help you with the whole process.
Use our platform to follow the progress of your application and many more. Always know what is going on with your application, and what is in development.
Once the duty is finished, you will get documents straight to your email ID and at your doorstep within 6-12 months.
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