NABH -NATIONAL ACCREDITATION FOR HOSPITAL & HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

NATIONAL ACCREDITATION FOR HOSPITAL & HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS (NABH)

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 organization 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)
Organization Centered Standards
6 Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)
7 Responsibilities of Management (ROM)
8 Facility Management and Safety (FMS)
9 Human Resource Management (HRM)
10 Information Management System (IMS)

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