Liv Hospital receives Center of Excellence accreditation
ISTANBULTurkey’s Liv Hospital has received the U.S.-based Surgical Review Corporation’s (SRC) Center of Excellence accreditation in three branches.
Entering the health sector three years ago, Liv Hospital, which has locations in Istanbul and Ankara, was the first corporation to receive Center of Excellence accreditation outside the U.S. in several branches.
After two days of intensive inspections, accreditations were given in Robotic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery and Bariatric Surgery.
The SRC’s accreditation program aims at improving the safety and quality of patient care, as well as lowering the overall costs associated with successful treatment.
According to SRC data, complications have decreased 65 percent, costs have decreased by 35, patient satisfaction has increased by 53 percent and patient safety has increased by 71 percent in institutions which have received Center of Excellence accreditation.