Lima, Peru – Jan. 3, 2013 – Clínica Santa Isabel, a leading women's and children's health care facility in Peru, has achieved accreditation by AAAHC International, the global arm of the US-based Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes Clínica Santa Isabel as providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent and objective external evaluation.
“For more than three years our team has worked to achieve international operational standards for our organization,” said Miguel Ramirez, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Clínica Santa Isabel. “We are pleased the work has resulted in high quality health services as affirmed by our international accreditation award. When Peruvian women see this accreditation certificate, they will know that Clínica Santa Isabel provides the highest international caliber women´s and children´s services.”
This is the second Peruvian facility to receive AAAHC accreditation. Oncocare S.R.L., part of the Pacifico Salud health care system, received accreditation in June. For more information, click here for the full AAAHC International article.
Clínica Santa Isabel, one of the most recognized names in women's and children's health care in Peru, has served the community for more than 30 years. With modern facilities and advanced technologies, the team at Clínica Santa Isabel provides family-centered and evidence-based obstetric, gynecology, and pediatric services. Within the safe, dependable, and friendly environment, the healthcare team has delivered more than 34,000 babies. For more information, visit www.clinicasantaisabel.com.
AAAHC International is a subsidiary of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Founded in 1979, AAAHC is the leader in ambulatory health care accreditation with more than 5,400 organizations accredited in the U.S. AAAHC accredits a variety of ambulatory health care organizations, including ambulatory surgery centers, office-based surgery centers, college student health centers, managed care organizations, military health care clinics, large medical and dental practices and medical homes. In 2009, AAAHC launched an international accreditation program in Costa Rica and has expanded accreditation to other countries. AAAHC serves as an advocate for the provision of high-quality health care through the development of nationally recognized standards and through its survey and accreditation programs. AAAHC accreditation is recognized as a symbol of quality by third-party payers, medical organizations, liability insurance companies, state and federal agencies and the public. For more information visit www.aaahc.org.