Quality of Healthcare

Accreditation Canada International (ACI)

Accreditation Canada International (ACI) is the non-profit and non-government international arm of Accreditation Canada, a world-leading health service organization. Accredited by the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), Accreditation Canada’s standards have been adopted in over 1,200 public and private health organizations representing 6,000 sites across Canada and internationally since 1958.

ACI’s mission is to provide the international community with leading-edge accreditation, education and advisory services to improve health care and patient safety. Building on Accreditation Canada’s proven expertise, ACI offers comprehensive accreditation programs which foster ongoing quality improvement through evidence-based standards and a rigorous external peer review.

ACI is active in more than 25 countries on five continents. Our accreditation program is customized for organizations such as hospitals, primary care centres, ambulatory care centres, clinical laboratories, health systems, medical imaging centres, long term care, dental clinics, home care, public health, mental health, and more. 

Features of Accreditation Canada International’s Qmentum International™ accreditation program:

  • Three levels of accreditation to build continuous improvement using evidence-based practices
  • A true peer review model: Accreditation Canada International surveyors are health care professionals who work for organizations accredited by Accreditation Canada
  • Integrated, customized accreditation surveys for large, multi-site organizations
  • A modular accreditation program tailored to the unique needs of each client, including public and private hospitals, clinics, laboratories, home care, long term care, and more