DUBAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evercare Hospital Dhaka, part of the Evercare Group, the leading impact driven healthcare group in emerging markets, is the first and only hospital in Bangladesh to be accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) and also to be reaccredited for the 5th time in a row.
The JCI Gold Seal of Approval is a globally recognised accreditation that reflects an organisation’s commitment to best practices in quality and patient safety.
Accreditation by recognized international institutions such as JCI are crucial to drive compliance and improve quality and cost-effectiveness across the hospitals and accreditation has become a priority for healthcare organisations around the world.
Massimiliano Colella, CEO for the Evercare Group, said of the accreditation: “As one of the largest integrated healthcare network in emerging markets, Evercare is leading the way by providing optimal healthcare delivered in accredited facilities with every hospital progressing towards quality metrics that meet international standards. I am proud that Evercare Hospital Dhaka is transforming healthcare and setting the benchmark for healthcare standards in Bangladesh.”
“As the premier healthcare provider in Bangladesh, our top priorities are Patient Safety and Quality of Care. Receiving this accreditation for the 5th time shows that we are recognised for our commitment to world class services,” said Dr Ratnadeep Chaskar, CEO Evercare Hospital Dhaka. “For patients, a JCI accreditation means Evercare Hospital Dhaka ensures a safe environment that reduces risks for patients and our employees.”
Evercare Hospital Dhaka was first accredited by JCI in 2008 and, until today, is the only hospital in Bangladesh to hold this international recognized standard.
Susan Pos, Chief Nursing officer and Head of Quality at the Evercare Group added: “Quality is at the core of our mission and we have implemented a robust plan in every market in which we operate to ensure continuous quality improvement.”
About the Evercare Group
The Evercare Group believes access to healthcare is a fundamental right and invests in emerging markets to bring private, quality driven healthcare to meet the needs of local people.
Evercare has responded to a global challenge to ensure well-being at all ages is provided to those living in emerging markets as a pillar to support sustainable economic development. With this the Group is leading the way in transforming the traditional healthcare model through its integrated cross-continents platform, its impact driven model and quality driven hospitals.
The Evercare Group operates as an integrated healthcare delivery platform in emerging markets across Africa and South Asia, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Nigeria.
The Group’s portfolio includes 29 hospitals, 16 clinics, 57 diagnostics centres and two brownfield assets. Evercare is proud to be the most diverse healthcare group in the countries it operates in with 10,350 employees working together to develop a systemic healthcare change in emerging markets.
Evercare is wholly owned by the Evercare Health Funds, a US $1bn emerging markets healthcare fund managed by The Rise Funds, the impact investment platform of global alternative asset manager TPG. The Evercare Health Fund is comprised of the world’s leading development finance institutions and other impact investors around the world.
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About Evercare Hospital Dhaka
Evercare Hospital Dhaka is a 425-bed multi-disciplinary super-specialty, tertiary care hospital in Bangladesh transforming healthcare in Bangladesh. It’s new sister hospital, Evercare Hospital Chittagong, will open in Q1 2021.