Okayama University Hospital accredited by Japan Medical Services Accreditation for International Patients (JMIP)
June 14, 2017
Okayama University Hospital applied for accreditation to the Japan Medical Services Accreditation for International Patients (JMIP) , issued by the Japan Medical Education Foundation, and was certified on May 22.
JMIP is an accreditation system for medical institutions accepting international patients, which evaluates institutions in the following five areas: patient acceptance, service for patients, management of provision of medical services, organizational framework and management, and activities for improvement. Okayama University Hospital is the third national university hospital in Japan to receive accreditation and the first to be certified in the Chugoku and Shikoku Region.
The Okayama University Hospital International Patient Support Center staff will continue to build the infrastructure for accepting international patients by preparing tools such as manuals for medical staff and conversation booklets, updating signs within the hospital, etc.