Saturday July 23, 2022: Students of PGD in Healthcare Management (PGD HCM) attended a guest speaker session on “International Accreditation System for Healthcare” conducted by Dr. Mirza Athar Ali, Clinical Auditor & Accreditation Specialist, Joint Commission International.
While briefing the participants he gave an introduction of Joint Commission International starting from its formation, its role and procedure of working globally for safety & quality of care, and its commitment to continually improving patient care. He also highlighted weak areas of the healthcare system in Pakistan plus the need for a structured training program for people handling the healthcare sector.
The session was highly interactive and full of examples from the healthcare sector. Towards the end, Dr. Uzair Hashmi presented a vote of thanks and plaque to the speaker.