Okayama University Hospital accredited by Japan Medical Services Accreditation for International Patients (JMIP)
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 22 May 2017.
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 the 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 materials such as manuals for medical staff, conversation booklets, and updating signs within the hospital.
President Makino was also accompanied by personnel from other universities in the Consortium for this trip.
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