Monday, February 16, 2009

Min-Sheng's Cardiovascular Center First to Receive Coveted JCIDSC-AMI

Min-Sheng has been awarded Joint Commission International Disease Specific Certification for Acute Myocardial Infarction. Min-Sheng passed the rigorous two day evaluation becoming the first hospital in Taiwan to receive disease specific accreditation.

In recent years, Min-Sheng has adopted an international perspective and an innovative approach, proactively seeking various kinds of accreditation as part of its overall strategy to enhance its medical service and quality. Now the residents of Taoyuan county can take advantage of a total solution under one roof.

The evaluation focused on 24 quality indicators, clinical care and the quality of medical care. It also included a cardiovascular briefing presentation, review of written information, and an on-site inspection of all units and patient visits through an international external audit system.

Director of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Kang Zhi-Sun, stated that his team has extremely high standards and that they use every treatment at their disposal, especially when facing acute myocardial infarction. He further added that all staff members and his team work hard together to enhance the quality of cardiovascular medicine. Finally, he reminded everyone that the cardiovascular medical team is on standby 24 hours a day, so patients arriving at the emergency room can receive diagnosis quickly, providing the patient with the best chance of being rescued from myocardial necrosis.

JCDSC – AMI is a disease-specific international certification for the diagnosis and treatment of acute myocardial infarction that requires world-class medical institutions to demonstrate superior service quality, and to provide disease-specific care commitment.

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