Certification of the first specialist clinic in RS

05. February 2014


With great pleasure we are announcing that Health Care Institution Family medicine team „Dr Sneža“ from Ugljevik has successfully completed a certification procedure and gained a status of certified health care institution, thus confirmed that it fulfilled required safety standards in providing health care.

Auditors of the Agency for Certification, Accreditation and Health Care Quality Improvement of the Republic of Srpska conducted the external audit of the HCI FMT “Dr Sneža” on December 24, 2013 in conformance with the Certification standards for family medicine teams and the Rulebook on certification procedure of health care institutions and content of the registry of certified health care institutions. A RS Ministry of Health and Social Welfare’ decision on awarding a certification status to this family medicine team was brought on January 30, 2014.

This health care institution is the first privately owned specialist clinic to complete certification procedure and fulfil the standards’ requirement regarding, among other things, continuous education of employees, following appropriate procedures related to health care safety, proper keeping of medical documentation, intrahospital infections control, proper disposal of medical waste and adverse events reporting.

The RS Agency for Certification, Accreditation and Health Care Quality Improvement would like to thank members of FMT “Dr Sneža” on all effort they made in order to achieve these result and great cooperation emerged during the certification process of this clinic, which we hope will be continued in the future through activities on quality improvement of health care services they provide to their patients.