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Joint Commission International

Joint Commission International


Shonan Kamakura General Hospital has been reaccredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) on November 13, 2021.
JCI is an accreditation organization which evaluates the patient safety, provision of the high quality medical care, and the structure of continuous improvement activities with rigorous international standards.  The survey by JCI is performed every 3 years and become more intense to be reaccredited.
We evaluate the hospital management not only by ourselves, but also with the gold standard in global health care for the provision of the secured and safe high quality care for patients and patients’ family who visit our hospital.


Shuzo Kobayashi, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Director, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital


Joint Commission International (JCI) founded in 1994 as an international non-profit affiliate of The Joint Commission (former JCAHO: founded in 1951)
Head office of JCI is located in Chicago, and there are branch offices in Milan, Dubai and Singapore.  JCI has now accredited 700 healthcare organizations in 70 countries.
The mission of JCI is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care in the international community through the provision of education and consultation services and international accreditation and certification.


General Consultation Service Hours

【Morning hours】

12:30~ * Hours vary by department

【Afternoon hours】

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