The Korea Herald


Daejeon Ye Dental gains JCI approval

By 로컬편집기사

Published : March 10, 2011 - 17:52

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Daejeon Ye Dental Clinic earned accreditation from Joint Commission International in January.

This type of accreditation ― a first for a Korean clinic ― is widely used to evaluate the overall facilities as well as the techniques and services of a medical institute according to an international standard.

“Earning accreditation from the JCI will be another step toward excellence,” said clinic chief Cho Won-tak.

The standards focus on the areas that most directly impact patient care. These include access to care, assessment of patients, infection control, patient/family rights and education. Facility management and safety, staff qualification, quality improvement, organizational leadership and management of information are also assessed.