25th May, 2012, Bangalore: HealthCare Global Enterprises, The Specialist in Cancer Care, Bangalore, is the first cancer center in India, to have accreditation from National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers,(NABH) Government of India, College of American Pathologists ( CAP), State of Illinois, and National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), Government of India. The combined accreditation for quality from three distinguished accreditation bodies was possible because of HCG’s focus on robust process for patient quality, efficient practice of diagnosis and improvements in medical outcome.
Dr. B S Ajaikumar, Chairman, HCG, said, “We are proud of this achievement of a combined accreditation from three bodies which endorses our hat or clinicians and non clinicians’ together have been working together ensuring highest quality standards in cancer care with a focus in delivering the best in medical outcome. I’m happy to note that our team was the first to get these three accreditations in India.”
Health Care Global Enterprises Ltd, (HCG), The Specialist in Cancer Care, headquartered in Bangalore with over 25 cancer centers is South Asia’s largest cancer care network. HCG has defined the future of cancer care in India by designing, building and managing cancer care centres with a committed vision. HCG focuses on cancer care treatment, imaging and laboratory services, clinical trials and research services. The vision of HCG is to make high quality cancer care accessible by adopting global innovations to all segments of the society.
National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India, set up to establish and operate accreditation programme for healthcare organisations. The board is structured to cater to much desired needs of the consumers and to set benchmarks for progress of health industry. The board while being supported by all stakeholders including industry, consumers, government, have full functional autonomy in its operation.
National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is an autonomous body under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, and is registered under the Societies Act. NABL has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry Associations and Industry in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Government of India has authorized NABL as the sole accreditation body for Testing and Calibration laboratories.
The College of American Pathologists shall be incorporated under the laws of the state of Illinois. The College of American Pathologists shall have all of the powers of a not-for-profit corporation as are now and shall hereafter be conferred by the statutes of the state of Illinois, to foster the highest standards in education, research, and the practice of pathology, to advance the science of pathology and to improve medical laboratory service to patients, to physicians, to hospitals, and to the public through study, education, and improvement of the economic aspects of the practice of pathology, and to enhance the dignity, scientific basis, and efficient practice of the specialty of pathology for the service of the common good.