Integrate internationally endorsed standards and required practices (ROPs) into your everyday operations for the best chance to make your health care facility a safer place. Understand Health Care Quality Improvement opportunities via orientation sessions

Readiness Assessments help you plan future quality improvement tasks based on your current operations by assessing your services against all High Priority Criteria and Required Organizational Practices. Simulated Surveys get you comfortable with the official accreditation process and identify which award is attainable for you using a sub-set of standards selected with your Advisor. Use the web-based Self-Assessments to gather operations staff input on your facility’s performance anytime in your accreditation process.

It’s easier to commit to safer facilities and better patient care with education sessions and ongoing advisory support tailored to your needs—offered in your language. ACI helps you create workable strategic plans and develop, and implement, policies so you continually meet accreditation expectations.

The Accreditation survey assesses all criteria applicable to the organization, including high priority criteria, regular criteria and Required Organization Practices. After the survey your organization receives Accreditation report and Award. Recommendations get you moving towards future accreditation targets.

Get help to improve difficult areas with post survey coaching, education and advisory services so you can implement the survey recommendations and achieve new levels of accreditation. Take the next step in your quality improvement efforts by enrolling in Stroke or Trauma Distinction programs.

Define your organization’s requirements for new or enhanced program into a comprehensive project design through a needs assessment exercise.

Enhance existing accreditation program or introduce a new program by bridging together international best practices and local needs.

Transfer knowledge on programs, accreditation, quality improvement and patient safety methodologies to leaders, staff and surveyors.

Maximize efficiencies in implementing accreditation programs

Sustain your program for decades, by reducing costs related to program maintenance

Recent Developments

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    OTTAWA, ON – Accreditation Canada, long-demonstrating high-quality in their standards, has received its ISQua Accreditation Award for 14 Qmentum International Core and Service Excellence standards. A second group of standards, of which an accreditation outcome is expected, are to be assessed by year-end. The Qmentum International (QI) standards achieving ISQua accreditation are:
  • Monday, January 25, 2016
    Accreditation Canada International has no affiliation with the Accreditation Council Canada and/or Accreditation Council Canada International.  A list of our partners is available here.  A full description of our products and services is available here.  For questions about our programs and services, please feel free to connect with local ACI representatives for more information.
  • Monday, January 25, 2016
    (Beijing) – The Rick Hansen Institute (RHI), Peking University Third Hospital (PUTH) and Accreditation Canada International (ACI) today embark on a unique opportunity to combine best practices to improve the lives of those living with spinal cord injury (SCI) in Canada and China. SCI is a highly complex, chronic condition that requires individualized health care approaches. Health care interventions delivered in the hours, days and weeks following spinal cord injury have life-long impacts.
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    ACI is proud to announce the signing of a Collaboration Agreement with Platform for Continuous Improvement of Quality of Care and Patient Safety (PAQS ASBL) in Belgium. PAQS is a central information hub for health care institutions in Wallonia and Brussels on ​​issues related to improving the quality and safety among its many stakeholders in a more accurate, consistent, and cohesive approach.