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People Powered Health

Accreditation Canada inspires people around the world to improve outcomes through independent assessments against global standards.

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Mar 27, 2023

Advancing Patient Safety at Hamilton Health Sciences

Accreditation Canada (AC) has once again recognized Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), the world-renowned hospital for health research, for its commitment and contribution to quality and safety with the highest-level designation. Read More.

Mar 20, 2023

The Official Languages Recognition Program (OLRP): Take the next step on your journey to language accessibility.

Language barriers and miscommunication in health and social service settings can lead to misdiagnoses, treatment delays, and poor health outcomes. Read More.

Feb 27, 2023

First Health Care Organization Becomes Accredited in Morocco

Accreditation Canada (AC) celebrates Sheikh Zaid International University Hospital becoming Morocco’s first health care organization to become accredited through the Qmentum International program. Read More.

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Inspiring positive change

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Better outcomes

Quality and safety standards that help save and improve lives.

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Closer collaboration

Tools and processes that encourage teams to win together.

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Continuous improvement

Programs that enable ongoing assessment and improvement.

Why Accreditation Canada?

Global experience. Local impact.

A collaborative approach

A collaborative approach

Partnerships, not audits. We work hand-in-hand with organizations to ensure they have the tools and resources they need to demonstrate their commitment to quality.

Based on the latest research and evidence

Based on the latest research and evidence

Our programs are built upon evidence informed, global standards developed by the world’s leading standards development organizations.

Your accreditation, your way

Your accreditation, your way

Every setting is unique. We have programs for all types and sizes of organizations, as well as flexible assessment methods that support continuous quality improvement.

Trusted expertise

Trusted expertise

The collective experience of over 1,000 experts including surveyors, advisors, staff and more to help organizations achieve their full potential.

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People Powered Health

From design to delivery, the perspectives of patients, providers, policy makers and the public are at the heart of every one of our programs.

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Our Vision

Quality health services for all


Inspiring people to make positive change that improves the quality of health in Canada and around the world.

We work closely with organizations to customize and deliver quality improvement programs according to their local needs.

Together, we’re making the move towards quality health services for all.

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