ServiDigest becomes the first Medical-Surgical Clinic specialized in Digestive and Metabolic Diseases, which obtains this international accreditation in Spain for its quality and safety of care.
The Joint Commission International, since 1996, is the organization that evaluates quality and safety, with the highest prestige, demand and experience in health accreditation worldwide, with the purpose of continuous improvement of quality and safety in health organizations. The objective of the Joint Commission International is to implement the highest quality and security of health care in the international community, offering its accreditation services throughout the world. The international standards applied by the organization are agreed upon by a group of experts from the five continents.
The goal of the Joint Commission International is to implement the highest quality and safety of healthcare in the international community.
This organization accredits nearly 20,000 organizations worldwide. The information and experience obtained in their evaluations are used to periodically update the standards and apply them to the continuous improvement of health services. Health organizations accredited with this gold seal of quality must renew it every three years. During this period, the Joint Commission International monitors compliance with the healthcare quality and safety standards established in accredited health centers.
This seal of quality represents international recognition for the ServiDigest Clinic for its continuous improvement program to offer the highest quality of care and patient safety and to promote the continuing scientific training of its professionals. Joint Commission International evaluates compliance with a thousand international standards, verifying the overall safety of the patient; assessment and care of the patient; surgical care and anesthesia; Prevencion and control of infections; continuous improvement; governance and leadership; continuing Education; facility management; qualifications and education of personnel; and information management.
Clínica ServiDigest has obtained the gold seal of the Joint Commission International Quality Accreditation, after a rigorous and exhaustive audit process, carried out during the month of November 2022, in which compliance with all its standards has been verified. “We are proud to have been certified by the Joint Commission International, the most prestigious organization in the world in healthcare accreditation. Passing this audit demonstrates our commitment to the quality and safety of patient care. It is the result of excellent teamwork and the involvement of all the professionals at Clínica ServiDigest, who have incorporated the demanding levels of the quality and safety standards of this international accreditation into their daily activity”, says Xavier Merlo Valero. , assistant to management and responsible for the accreditation project.
“We wish to share the conclusions that the JCI Audit transmitted to us in its final report, because it also certifies the level of quality of Health in our country and is a source of satisfaction for patients who have trusted medical services for many years. -surgical of our medical center. Clínica ServiDigest de Barcelona has achieved in 2022 the best score worldwide of all the accreditations that have been carried out”, Xavier Merlo also tells us. Clínica ServiDigest de Barcelona, with this JCI Accreditation, joins the group of the best internationally accredited health organizations and assumes the commitment to continuous improvement in medical excellence, quality of care and safety in patient care.
Multidisciplinary team expert in care and human quality
Clínica ServiDigest is a health center, a pioneer in uniting Medical and Surgical Services in the specialties of Digestive System, Endocrinology, Nutrition and Dietetics, General, Digestive and Bariatric Surgery, with Units specialized in different pathologies, such as the multidisciplinary Obesity Unit, first unit accredited by the Spanish Society of Obesity (SEEDO), with the aim of offering patients a diagnostic study and comprehensive and personalized medical-surgical treatment.
Founded by Dr. Josep Merlo Mas, director and president of the Clínica & Fundació ServiDigest in Barcelona, together with Mª Isabel Valero Lambán, economist and manager, it currently has an excellent team of medical, health, administrative and technical professionals who They share the objectives of offering patients high-quality human and professional care and maximum safety.