Shillong, Apr, 08: In an unparalleled achievement for healthcare excellence in the Northeast region, Bethany Hospital, Shillong, has been designated as a Centre for Quality Promotion by the Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisations (CAHO), India. This prestigious recognition positions Bethany Hospital as the first in the Northeast and the 37th hospital nationwide to be acknowledged for its unwavering commitment to quality healthcare and patient safety.

The announcement was made during a two-day international healthcare conclave held in Kolkata which was graced by His Excellency Dr. C V Ananda Bose, Hon. Governor, West Bengal and saw the participation from key leaders in healthcare in the country and the world including Kresimir Antonio Paliska, Senior Vice-President and CEO, AACI America, Dr Joel A Roos Vice President, Joint Commission International (JCI), Mr Manvir Victor Board Member – Global Advisory Group for World Health Organisation, Dr Shin Ushiro Executive Board Member, Japan Council for Quality Health Care (JQ), Dr M A Kadar Marikar Former CEO, Malaysian Society for Quality in Healthcare, Mr Abraham Fenn Chairman & President, New Zealand Organisation for Quality (NZOQ); President, Asia Pacific Quality Organization (APQO), Mr. John Yoon, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, JCI, Dr Atul Mohan Kochhar Chief Executive Officer, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), Padma Shri Dr Mammen Chandy, Padma Shri Dr Harsh Mahajan, Dr Alexander Thomas and many other esteemed figures from the leading healthcare organisations. As a Centre for Quality Promotion, Bethany Hospital embarks on a mission to advocate and implement the standards set forth by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) and National Accreditation Body for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) in the region.

This initiative underscores the hospital’s dedication to enhancing healthcare quality and patient safety.

Dr. Kyntiewlang Sanmiet, Quality Manager & Spokesperson for Bethany Hospital, shared his enthusiasm about the recognition, stating, “It is a tremendous honour for Bethany Hospitals to be acknowledged by CAHO as a Centre for Quality Promotion. Our dedication to quality healthcare and patient safety is the foundation of our operations. This recognition serves as a testament to our continuous commitment to healthcare excellence and enhancing patient outcomes.”

The hospital’s recognition at CAHOCON, attended by global leaders in healthcare, reflects its leadership and commitment to setting high standards in healthcare quality and safety. Bethany Hospital’s commitment to excellence is a beacon of hope for the healthcare industry, promising a future where quality and safety are at the forefront of patient care.