National accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration laboratories is an autonomous institution of Government of India. NABAL has bestowed upon an objective to to give accreditations for testing laboratories after making third party assessment of the quality and technical competency of the incumbent laboratories. The institutions who aspire to get accreditation from NABAL has to meet the objective criteria set forward in this connection which are based on internationally accepted standard for laboratory accreditation ISO/IEC 17025.
Laboratory accreditation facilitates authenticative third party certification of competent laboratories to perform testing and calibration services.
- Brings enhanced customer satisfaction and confidence as they can rely the parameters of testing and calibration.
- The entity served by the laboratory may enjoy better customer acceptance and market credibility.
- Brings better quality assurance to products.
- Additional information about the quality of each measurement made during the calibration / testing process enables assessment of relative quality and capability of different calibration / testing laboratories.
- Enables easy comparison of measurement expertise from different calibration suppliers.
- Enables easy comparison of suppliers in different countries.
- Eliminates the need for supplier auditing as calibration and testing serves as an inbuilt mechanism for supplier verification independently.
- Laboratory Accreditation provides a reliable source to customers and public for calibration and testing.
- Laboratory accreditation brings general confidence in testing and calibration reports.
National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) is a body established by Quality Council of India with an objective to operate accreditation programme for healthcare organisations. The board has the endeavour to set benchmarks for progress of health industry. The board while being supported by all stakeholders including industry, consumers, government, simultaneously possesses total autonomy to function as an independent institution to discharge its functions.
Accreditation results in a public recognition of the achievement of accreditation standards by a healthcare organization, testified through an independent external peer assessment of that organization’s level of performance adhering to the standards.
- More public recognition to the entity due to a peer assessment by an independent institution.
- Accreditation results in increased patient care and patients would be the biggest beneficiaries as increased care by more efficient system would be resulted.
- There would be better and improved HR as the staff can function in better working conditions leading to happy and contented HR team
- Accreditation to an institution being a health care organisation or hospital brings stimulates of continuous improvement.
- It enables the organisation to hold a continued commitment to quality care.
- It raises community confidence in the services provided by the health care organisation. Accreditation could also benefit the attached unit to afford a benchmark with the best.
- It reinforces over all clinical development by bringing to Clinicians and Paramedical staff more professionalism and leadership quality improvement within medicine and nursing.
- Accreditation paves an objective system of empanelment by insurance and other third parties. Accreditation sustains the entity to access to reliable and certified information on facilities, infrastructure and level of care.