Torrevieja University Hospital has obtained the Joint Commission International (JCI), the most prestigious healthcare accreditation which guarantees patients compliance with high quality standards, recognised at an international level.
It is the second public hospital in the Valencian Community and fourth in Spain to obtain this recognition, which puts it in the network of the best hospitals in the world.
The world leader in evaluation, the JCI has guaranteed that patient care meets the most demanding quality and safety levels, the hospital is reliable and patients come first, explained the manager of the centre, Doctor Jose Antonio Velasco.
The JCI evaluates more than 1,200 elements including safety, accessibility, continuity of attention, and the rights of the patient and their family.
The accreditation has a validity of three years during which health centres must keep meeting the quality standards.