In Kazakhstan the accreditation of health care organizations has completed. This year, to undergo voluntary procedure 180 medical organizations submitted application those are primary health care and district and rural level medical organizations. From the total number of applicants - 96 (52.5%) are public, 84 (47.5%) - private. The largest number of applications to undergo accreditation were received from (hereinafter - MO) Almaty (32 MO, representing 18% of all applications), Kyzylorda (17 MO - 9%), Karaganda (14 MO - 8%), Kostanai ( MO 14 - 8%) regions. The lowest number of applications was received from North-Kazakhstan area - 2 (1%) MO.
In accordance with the order of the Control Committee of Medical and Pharmaceutical
In Kazakhstan, the issue of professional insurance of health workers from professional error is under the consideration
In the discussion among medical society the concept of the draft law "On guarantee the professional liability of health workers in the Republic of Kazakhstan” was placed on the agenda, the press service of the Republican healthcare development center reports.
The legislation concept was developed as part of the President's instructions announced in the framework of the plan "Social modernization of Kazakhstan: Twenty Steps to the Universal Society of Labor". The legislation concept development was preceded by a large-scale survey of health professionals in relation to the question of guaranteeing the implementation of professional liability and discussion of the proposed approaches with non-governmental organizations.
From 14th to17th of December 2016 in Turkey (Antalya, Kemer) the VII International Congress on Quality in Health Care, Accreditation and Patient Safety was held. This year the main topics of discussion were finance and insurance in health care, including accreditation in healthcare quality and patient safety.
The Congress was attended by representatives of Turkey (Istanbul, Bursa, Cyprus), Russian Fediratsii, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. As a President of the Congress acted international consultant of American Gulf International (hereinafter, the AGI) Professor Assaf Al-Assaf (USA) and as a co-chaired professor Seval Akgun (Italy).
The Kazakh delegation was represented by Deputy Director General of the Republican Healthcare Development Center Ayman Iskakova, head of the Accreditation Center Botagoz Kaupbaeva and leading expert of the Accreditation Center Gulziya Kuandykova.
At the meeting of the Joint Commission on Healthcare Services Quality the healthcare accreditation standards for out-patient, in-patient and emergency care were approved.
In November 29th, 2016 at the meeting of the Joint Commission on the Healthcare Services Quality (JCQ) national standards of accreditation for medical organizations, which provide out-patient, in-patient and emergency care were reviewed and approved. Given standards have been revised for the third time.
Revision of the accreditation standards for medical organizations, which provide out-patient, in-patient and emergency care, were carried out by participation of multidisciplinary groups and all stakeholders, including accredited medical organizations, local and international experts on quality and accreditation, representatives of authorized bodies in the healthcare sector, doctors, medical nurses, administrators and health care workers of paraclinic specialties.
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