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Fullerton Healthcare at Ocean Financial Centre Awarded Ambulatory Care Accreditation from Joint Commission International

Singapore, January 07 2016 – Fullerton Healthcare Corporation (Fullerton Healthcare), Asia’s leading provider of integrated enterprise healthcare services, today announced its Ocean Financial Centre clinic has received Joint Commission International’s (JCI) Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Care. The recognition demonstrates Fullerton Healthcare at Ocean Financial Centre’s continuous compliance with internationally-recognised standards.

The JCI Gold Seal of Approval® is an internationally recognised symbol of quality, and reflects Fullerton Healthcare at Ocean Financial Centre’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. Prior to receiving accreditation, the clinic underwent a rigorous on-site survey, during which a team of JCI experts evaluated compliance with ambulatory care standards related to a variety of areas, including the International Patient Safety Goals, risk management, compliance to best-in-class care pathways, and service quality, among others.

“We’re delighted to have received JCI’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Care, which recognises that the Ocean Financial Centre clinic adheres to the most rigorous standards in effective and safe patient care.” said Dr Elton Ong, Managing Director Singapore at Fullerton Healthcare. “The recognition is a testament to our patient-centric approach delivered at the clinic, which ensures each and every patient has access to quality health care solutions, at affordable prices.”

Paul Chang, MD, MBA, MPH, CPHQ, FACHE, Vice President, Accreditation, Standards, and Measurement, Joint Commission International, added: “We commend Fullerton Healthcare at Ocean Financial Centre for its efforts to become a quality improvement clinic, and achieving this pinnacle demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and quality.”

Joint Commission International’s ambulatory care standards are developed in consultation with worldwide health care experts and providers, measurement experts, sand patients. The standards are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help organisations measure, assess and improve performance.