International Accreditation

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Quality improvement tailored to your needs

Focused on patient safety, the Qmentum International accreditation program uses evidence-based standards to lay a step-by-step path for continuous quality improvement.

With modular standards, Accreditation Canada creates an accreditation project tailored to the specific needs of each client, streamlining the process and eliminating duplicate and unnecessary procedures. 

A streamlined process

Our standards are modular to accommodate different types and sizes of organizations:

  • Core standards are applicable throughout the continuum of care: Leadership, Governance, Infection Prevention and Control, and Medication Management
  • Clinical-specific standards are added according to the services offered by each organization.

The modules are fully integrated, allowing Accreditation Canada to select only the standards that are applicable to each client to form a cohesive process without duplications.

Three levels of accreditation

Recognizing that health care organizations can be at different phases in their quality journey, Qmentum International offers 3 levels of accreditation:

These levels are determined by the performance of the organization during the on-site survey. For more information, contact us.

Focus on what really matters

Accreditation Canada’s standards are based on solid research and approved in consensus by an international group of experts.

Built into the standards,  Required Organizational Practices (ROPs) are incorporated to emphasize critical elements of patient safety and risk reduction.

A truly international program

Qmentum International is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Portuguese.

Built on more than 55 years of experience in Canada and abroad, the program has now been implemented in more than 25 countries around the globe.

Flexible and integrated

With over 30 service-specific sets of standards, we can accommodate the needs of facilities along the continuum of health care, from small clinics to complex systems. Examples of accredited organizations include:

  • Hospitals
  • Health systems
  • Multi-site facilities
  • Primary care
  • Polyclinics
  • Long term care
  • Home care
  • Mental health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Ambulatory care
  • Dental clinics
  • Laboratory services
  • Fertility/IVF clinics
  • Surgical Clinics

Learn more about our International Accreditation Services.