Bumrungrad Recognitions for Quality and Safety
At Bumrungrad International Hospital, we strive to improve the health of our community and beyond by providing world-class clinical care, pioneering research and treatments. Over the years, Bumrungrad been recognized for its efforts in pursuing quality, innovation and excellence in healthcare and medicine. The following are a few of our more recent recognitions:
Joint Commission International (JCI)
International Standard of Excellence
Bumrungrad is the first hospital in Asia to be accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world leader in healthcare accreditation. With over 350 standards on the international standards of requirement, the accreditation inspects every aspect from surgical hygiene and anesthesia procedures to the credentials of medical staff and health policy issues. First accredited in 2002 by JCI, Bumrungrad has achieved the accreditation five consecutive times ever since. Click here to see the JCI Certificate.
Managing Infection Risk Standard
Developed by DNV GL, the Managing Infection Risk (MIR) Standard is a detailed audit of healthcare organizations which assesses its ability to provide safe, high-quality and cost-effective services in an infection-free environment. The MIR Standard is compatible with World Health Organization (WHO), US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other international guidelines. In 2017, Bumrungrad became the first hospital in Asia to be certified for DNV GL’s MIR Standard, providing an approved infection risk management framework that enables better integration and ease of implementation across all centers and departments. Click here to see the DNV GL’s MIR certificate.
Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA)
Excellence in Medical Travel
With a focus on medical travel care, the Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program sets the standard for healthcare organizations serving medical travel patients. It does not only look at patient experience, but also sustainable business practices that support medical travel. Bumrungrad is the first non-US hospital to earn the GHA with excellence designation, which signifies the highest quality and safety with international standards. Click here to see the GHA Program certificate.
Hospital Accreditation (A-HA)
International Standard of Quality
Bumrungrad is the first hospital in Thailand to obtain the Advanced Hospital Accreditation (A-HA) from the Healthcare Accreditation Institute in 2016. We are also the only healthcare organization to receive the accreditation from Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali Phravararajatinuddamatu at the 17th annual HA National Forum. The Healthcare Accreditation Institute voluntarily examines hospitals from outside the industry, inspecting how each hospital operates and holds up to the international standards of quality set forth by the United States and Canada. Bumrungrad is honored to be recognized by the Healthcare Accreditation Institute. Click here to see our Hospital Accreditation (A-HA).
The DAISY Award
Recognition for Extraordinary Nurse Care
Established by the DAISY Foundation, The DAISY Award is a recognition program for nurses who provide extraordinary care for all patients and families. The US-based DAISY Foundation recognizes the compassion and clinical skills of nurses around the globe. Bumrungrad is proud and honored to be among the acknowledged hospitals with such distinguished nurses. Click here to see our awarded nurses.
Thailand Quality Class (TQC) Award
Thailand Quality Class (TQC) Award is based on the famous Malcolm Baldrige Award in the United States. Founded in 2002, TQC audits an organization’s strategic, management and operational processes. Bumrungrad is the first private hospital to qualify for TQC, and the Deputy Prime Minister Korbsak Sabhavasu presented the award to Mr. Mack Banner, Bumrungrad International’s CEO, in 2008.
Thailand Tourism Awards
Excellence in Health Tourism
Bumrungrad is the first private hospital to receive the Award of Outstanding Performance in Medically-Oriented Establishment by the Thailand Tourism Award in 2008. The designation comes from The Tourism Authority of Thailand, honoring Bumrungrad’s efforts in pioneering excellent medical care for tourists.
Thailand’s Best Employer
Managerial Excellence and Employee Engagement
Bumrungrad has been named Thailand’s Best Employer in the “Large-enterprise without Federation of Labor Union” category by the Department of Labor Protection, Ministry of Labour. In receiving this award in 2009, Bumrungrad is recognized for managerial excellence and good employee relations.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Club Thailand
Commitment to Community
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Club Thailand is established by the support of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Thai Listed Companies Association under the vision of “Connect for Sharing.” With a comprehensive set of CSR guidelines and policies, CSR Club named Bumrungrad as one of the 50 Good Practices in 2012.
The AMCHAM ACE Awards
Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence
The ACE Recognition Award credits AMCHAM corporate members who demonstrate a strong understanding of business operation with long-term economic and social value. The AMCHAM ACE Awards is one of the important benchmarks for CSR within the United States and the international business community in Thailand. Bumrungrad received the AMCHAM Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Recognition Award with Gold Status in 2013.
Westgard Sigma Verification of Performance
The Westgard Sigma Verification of Performance program is an initiative that was created to highlight laboratories with the right QC implementation, which allows organizations to yield accurate and reliable test results. Bumrungrad is honored to receive the award Outstanding Performance at the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) Awards in 2014. This recognition validates the performance of our laboratory instruments and incredible accuracy in lab tests.
The Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER)
Ethical Review of Health Research
The Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review (SIDCER) is a network of regional, ethical review committees, health researchers and partner organizations which monitors the quality and effectiveness of ethical review worldwide. The SIDCER works in collaboration with the Forum for Ethical Review Committees in Asia and the Western Pacific Region (FERCAP) and The National Ethics Committee Accreditation System of Thailand to ensure global protection for all human participants in health research. Bumrungrad International Institutional Review Board (BI/IRB) receives international recognition for our ethical contribution to health research by SIDCER in 2016.
The College of American Pathologists (CAP)
Excellence in the Practice of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, which helps foster and advocate excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. Bumrungrad is the first hospital in Asia to be accredited by The College of American Pathologists (CAP) in 2016. This accreditation acknowledges the accuracy and consistent quality of our diagnoses and test results.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Pathway to Excellence Program
Healthy Work Environment for Medical Staff
A subsidiary of the American Nurses Association, ANCC Pathway to Excellence Program honors healthcare organizations’ commitment in creating a positive practice environment which empowers medical staff to achieve excellence. Bumrungrad is credentialed by ANCC for the healthy work environment that it has provided staff to promote high standards of clinical care.
Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) Centre of Excellence Program
Sterilization and Sterility Assurance
Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) Centre of Excellence Program has an expert panel that defines healthcare organizations as a Center of Excellence when it fulfills quality disinfection and sterilization service standards and takes leadership in helping other CSSD institutions in their implementation of CSSD education programs. Certified by the Asia Pacific Society for Infection Control (APSIC), CSSD honored Bumrungrad as the CSSD Centre of Excellence in 2016.