Dec 19, 2022
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
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
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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Why Accreditation Canada?
Global experience. Local impact.
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.
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Our programs are built upon evidence informed, global standards developed by the world’s leading standards development organizations.
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.
The collective experience of over 1,000 experts including surveyors, advisors, staff and more to help organizations achieve their full potential.
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.
Resources to support and inspire
Innovative Digital Solutions to Better Support Care Providers through COVID-19 and beyond
Webinar July 29: Accreditation in Practice - Medication Management (French only)
COVID-19 Open Access Standards
Infection Prevention and Control Practices in Long-Term Care, Residential and Retirement Homes
Indigenous Health and Wellness Toolkit
Virtual Care Toolkit
Guide: Are You Ready for Accreditation?
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.Learn more