Standards For Health Care
Why do we have standards?
Globally recognized standards assist health systems in developing and assessing critical topics such as governance, leadership, infection prevention and control, and medication management, all of which affect the quality of services provided to the public. These standards establish a health-care solid structure on which the public, providers, and policymakers can rely, ensuring high-quality healthcare where it is most needed.
Global standards assist healthcare providers in assessing and improving the quality of their services.
Determine the type of care that should be provided and the gaps in their current systems.
Improve workplace health and safety
Identify best practices that will lead to more reliable and high-quality health care for the public in local jurisdictions.
Find cost-cutting measures.
Global standards assist the general public in knowing what level of quality to expect from their service providers.
Actively provide feedback on current health service delivery and assist in identifying gaps.
Have faith that the health services they receive are standardized, which means they are verified, safe, and dependable.
Patients can see local health organizations working to improve care by putting a human face to health services.
Global health standards also benefit governments because they provide policymakers with access to the best available evidence and expertise, which is critical in decision-making. Standards can also help health organizations compare themselves on a variety of levels.