Gleneagles JPMC Sdn Bhd today announced that it has earned Joint Commission International’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its internationally-recognised standards.

The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organisation’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

Gleneagles JPMC Sdn Bhd underwent a rigorous on-site survey in October.

(L-r): , CEO of Gleneagles JPMC Dr Peter Tay presenting the official certificate to Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II and Member of the Board of Directors Gleneagles JPMC YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Amin Liew Abdullah and Minister of Health and Member of the Board of Directors Gleneagles JPMC YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar during the Presentation Ceremony of the Joint Commission International Accreditation held at Jerudong Park Medical Centre in Jerudong. Image: Fazizul Haqimie

During the survey, a team of Joint Commission International expert surveyors evaluated compliance with hospital standards related to a variety of areas, including the International Patient Safety Goals, patient assessment and care, and anaesthesia and surgical care, medication management, patient and family education, quality improvement, infection prevention and control, governance and leadership, facility management, staff qualifications and education, and information management.

President and Chief Executive Officer of Joint Commission International, Paula Wilson said that Joint Commission International accreditation provides hospitals with the processes contributing to improvements in a variety of areas from the enhancement of staff education to the demonstration of leading practices within the hospital setting.

Welcoming remarks by CEO of Gleneagles JPMC Dr Peter Tay during the Presentation Ceremony of the Joint Commission International Accreditation held at Jerudong Park Medical Centre in Jerudong. Image: Fazizul Haqimie

“We commend Gleneagles JPMC for its efforts to become a quality improvement organisation and achieving this pinnacle demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and quality,” she said.

Chief Executive Officer of Gleneagles JPMC Sdn Bhd Dr Peter Tay said that Gleneagles JPMC is pleased to receive accreditation from Joint Commission International, the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the world.

“Staff from across the organisation continue to work together to develop and implement approaches and strategies that have the potential to improve care for the patients in our community,” he said.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II and Member of the Board of Directors Gleneagles JPMC YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Amin Liew Abdullah (3rd L), Minister of Health and Member of the Board of Directors Gleneagles JPMC YB Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar (4th R) and CEO of Gleneagles JPMC Dr Peter Tay (2nd L), and Clinical Programme Lead and JCI Project Lead Dr Oviliani Wijayanti (3rd R) long with other senior officials pose for a group photo during the Presentation Ceremony of the Joint Commission International Accreditation held at Jerudong Park Medical Centre in Jerudong. Image: Fazizul Haqimie
Clinical Programme Lead and JCI Project Lead Dr Oviliani Wijayanti (3rd R) poses for a group photo with her team members during the Presentation Ceremony of the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JIC) held at Jerudong Park Medical Centre in Jerudong. Image: Fazizul Haqimie

Joint Commission International’s hospital standards are developed in consultation with worldwide health care experts and providers, measurement experts and patients.

The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organisations measure, assess and improve performance.

In attendance at the certificate handover ceremony were Minister of Finance and Economy II and Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohammad Amin Liew Abdullah and Minister of Health Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Md Isham Hj Jaafar, who are both members of the board of directors at Gleneagles JPMC.

The Bruneian | BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

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