Artesia General Hospital announces that it has received its Certification in Infection Prevention (CIP) from DNV, a global independent certification provider. The CIP recognizes the hospital’s exceptional processes and approach to mitigating infection risk that exceeds current standards.
“This certification lets our community know we have the resources and commitment to provide the best possible care for managing infection risk,” says Dr. Joe P. Salgado, CEO of Artesia General Hospital. “Earning our CIP demonstrates a proactive rather than reactive approach to safety, the development of a safety culture that is transparent and accountable, and engagement of all staff towards a systems-driven approach to safety. Achieving certification validates all the effort we have put into ensuring the health and safety of our patients.”
Patrick Horine, President, DNV Healthcare USA Inc., congratulates Artesia General Hospital on receiving this certification. “CIP motivates entire hospital systems to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities, rework and redesign existing systems, more efficiently manage resources, and ensure smarter and safer healthcare.”
To learn more about DNV, visit dnvcert.com/healthcare.