Managing the Patient Experience Outside the Healthcare Setting

When reviewing the growing importance of the patient experience over the past 20 years in healthcare, one finds a number of influential factors. Around the world, healthcare consumers are becoming more savvy, payers are demanding high quality care, and research groups have found more and more convincing evidence as to...
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Global Healthcare Accreditation Announces “Dream Team” of Surveyors

The Global Health Accreditation® (GHA) Program, the first independent accrediting body focused on medical travel services and the medical travel patient experience, today announces its team of surveyors responsible for the onsite evaluation of healthcare facilities seeking Global Healthcare Accreditation. The GHA program complements existing national and international clinical accreditation...
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Patient-Centered Care Runs More than Skin Deep

A flutter of the drapes causes you to stir, bringing into focus a rippling of light and shadow along a mahogany paneled wall.  Your eyes drift across the lavish décor of your suite and slowly come to rest on a crumpled mass of pale green sheets lying on a futon...
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GHA Meets with Healthcare Leaders in Thailand

GHA’s Karen Timmons, Dr. Paul Van Ostenberg and Somporn Kumphong meeting with International Health Division at Thailand’s Ministry of Health (above). June 20th, 2017. GHA meeting with Bumrungrad Hospital below: GHA meeting with Bangkok International Dental Center below: GHA meeting Bangkok International Dental Center GHA meeting with Kamol Cosmetic Hospital...
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GHA Leadership in Malaysia

Karen Timmons, CEO of GHA and Dr. Paul Van Ostenberg, Chaiman of the Standards Committee with Noor Hafizan Moad Noor, Corporate Manager, KPJ Hospital, Rafeah Ariffin, Senior general Manager, KPJ Hospital and Esther Law of Excellence Medicare in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. June 16th, 2017.
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GHA Leadership Off To Asia

Karen Timmons, CEO of Global Healthcare Accreditation and Dr. Paul Van Ostenberg, Chairman of the Standards Committee departed June 13th for a 10 day whirlwind business tour of several APAC countries including Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. During the trip, they will be meeting with top hospitals in the region as...
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