3M, JCI team up to improve patient care
Dubai, April 13, 2011
3M, a global leader in research and development, has partnered with Joint Commission International (JCI), a major accreditation group, towards driving hospital acquired infections (HAIs) down to zero.
3M and JCI will provide international healthcare teams with expert training from the two companies.
“This critical partnership brings together 3M’s 50 year track record of developing innovative tools and solutions for preventing healthcare-associated infections and JCI’s world renowned practical and sustainable programmes designed to improve the safety of patient care,” said Deborah Gardner, 3M clinical education specialist.
“Indeed we could not think of a better-suited tie-up and we are proud of the many benefits it will bring to the region’s health professionals and their patients.”
Dr Ashraf Ismail, managing director, Middle East, JCI, said: “As a recognized world leader in health care quality and patient safety, we ensure that we follow and apply the best standards developed by health care experts from around the world and tested in every world region.”
“Our highly skilled team brings innovative, yet practical solutions to help organizations to address their most challenging patient safety issues and we could not think of a better partner to achieve our goals than 3M. 3M’s respected reputation and long proven track record of excellence and continued innovation ensures we are able to deliver the best service possible in this critical field,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service