AIIMS hospital administration gets ISO certificate

November 10th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The hospital administration of the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has been awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification, officials said Monday.“The department has become the first of its kind in the country to document its teaching, training, research and patient care management processes through ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems Certification,” Shakti Gupta, head of department of hospital administration, told IANS.

Gupta said AIIMS was the first medical college to start hospital administration (in 1962) as a stream of knowledge and has taken several initiatives to develop model syllabi, to meet the changing demands and skill set requirements in this field.

AIIMS is the premier medical college in the country and treats nearly 8,000 patients every day.

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