THE REHABILITATION CENTRE “GLI ANGELI DI PADRE PIO” IN THE WORLD HEALTH ÉLITE.
The only extra-hospital rehabilitation health facility in Italy to achieve international accreditation
Extraordinary result for our Presidium of Recovery and Functional Rehabilitation of the Friars Minor Capuchin of the Religious Province of Sant’Angelo and Padre Pio “The Angels of Padre Pio”, the excellence structure of the Padre Pio Onlus Rehabilitation Centers Foundation.
Now, among the many organizational, clinical and research results , it can afferm of being the first extra-hospital rehabilitation facility in Italy and among the few in the world, internationally accredited according to the standards of the Joint Commission International (JCI), certifying body, world leader .
In Italy 🇮🇹, with “Gli Angeli di Padre Pio” there are a total of 24 hospitals and extra-hospital structures, public and private and of any type of supply to be accredited by the JCI, and 600 worldwide, except of course the United States of America where JCI accreditation is common practice.
A process of adaptation that lasted for years with an intensification in the last 12 months of which 4 passed between audits and simulations by Progea, the exclusive Italian partner of the certification body JCI since 2001.
The result, of course, was communicated to all the most authoritative local, regional and national institutions, from the Mayor of the City (the fifth, from the extreme North of Italy downwards, to host a JCI accredited health facility on its territory), to the President , his Councilors and Councilors of the Puglia Region, to the President of the Council Giuseppe Conte , to his deputies and, obviously, to the Minister of Health Giulia Grillo.
But also to the Director of the Department of Regional Health, to the Director of ARES Puglia and to all General Managers, with particular reference to the DG of OO.RR. of Foggia Vitangelo Dattoli , who fully embracing the objective, with a view to a public-private synergy aimed at improving the quality of care, has made available to “Gli Angeli di Padre Pio”, one of the flagships of the public structure: two medical executives of considerable professional depth of their own Infectious Hospital Committee who supported that of the Foundation.
The President of the Authority, fr Francesco Colacelli , of the excellent result achieved, immediately informed all the institutional, national, regional and local levels and provided for a moment of public sharing to be held in the coming days to give visibility to such an important recognition.
Dr. Giacomo Francesco Forte, Director of the Strategic, Communication & Marketing Area of the Foundation, said: “JCI accreditation is the most effective and comprehensive tool to improve quality in healthcare. It is the process by which a health organization, upon voluntary request, is evaluated in order to establish adherence to standards of excellence designed to improve patient safety and the quality of health care. It is also the manifestation of a concrete commitment to improve the safety and quality of the assistance provided, to guarantee a safe healthcare environment and to work constantly to reduce the risks borne by clients and staff. I thank everyone for this exceptional result: the President and the Board of Directors, the General Management, known as the Executive of which I am honored to be a part, but above all our professionals and assisted , or the protagonists of this adventure “.
For Dr. Serena Filoni : “JCI accreditation is a path of quality undertaken with great effort, lasting months that slowly, standard after standard reverses the perspective. A concrete certification, which only Americans could structure in such a clear and mathematical way. A certification that however, despite the fixed scheme, improves human resources, relationships through clear and readable processes to anyone. A great opportunity to enter the world. A security for our users ”.
For all the Team-JCI of the Foundation that has worked hard for months in order to achieve the goal: ” We are honored to belong to the only internationally accredited Italian JCI extra-hospital rehabilitation facility, the first that has well combined traditional rehabilitation with that of technology, the only one that has defined what is meant by robots in rehabilitation, among the few that in the world have designed a highly innovative rehabilitation program without ever losing sight of the patient’s focus at the center , its safety, the numerical measurement of the results through one of the few movement analysis laboratories that are really functioning in Italy 🇮🇹. Honored to collaborate with doctors, health professionals and excellent operators. The Joint Commission International has also awarded all this “.