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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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Dec 19, 2022

Cyprus Hospitals Uniting to Advance Safer Care

Accreditation Canada (AC) and State Health Services Organisation (SHSO), have united to advance safe and effective care across multiple hospital settings. SHSO is the most recent international organization to embark on a health care accreditation journey in collaboration with AC. Read More

Nov 21, 2022

Webinar Recap: Safety Conversations Start with a Safe Workplace and Workforce

To highlight Canadian Patient Safety Week, on October 27, more than 350 health care administrators, patients, safety and policy experts learned about the new Health Standards Organization (HSO) Workforce Survey on Well-Being, Quality and Safety™. Read More

Nov 15, 2022

Joint webinar hosted by Accreditation Canada and the Ontario Association of Cardiologists

Through this joint webinar, AC and OAC demonstrated their commitment and close collaboration to enable the program’s continued success. Read More

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How We Help

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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