List of international healthcare accreditation organizations

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This is a list of international healthcare accreditation organizations:

  • Australia:
    • Australian Council on Healthcare Standards International (ACHSI) [2]
  • New Zealand:
    • Quality Health New Zealand (QHNZ)

QHNZ quality standards are based on those used in Australia and Canada. QHNZ is accredited by the international umbrella organization, the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua).

  • France
    • HAS (Haute Autorité de Santé) [4]

ISQua is the umbrella organization responsible for accrediting the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation scheme in the USA and Accreditation Canada, as well as accreditation organizations in the United Kingdom and Australia.

UKAF (the United Kingdom Accreditation Forum) is responsible for accrediting accreditation schemes in the United Kingdom.[5]

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