When partnering with DNV, you begin a journey towards quality and patient safety improvement.
DNV is in the process of obtaining recognition from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) of the US Government for its hospital accreditation service.
DNV’s NIAHOSM hospital accreditation program provides hospitals with a survey process that integrates accreditation to standards that conforms to the Conditions of Participation (COPs) with ISO 9001 certification, the universally accepted international standard for a quality management system.
Whether you combine the ISO certification with a formal hospital accreditation or you seek certification alone, you are being served by the best. DNV is one of the world's leading certification bodies/registrars offering the latest in management systems certification services. With more than 65,000 certificates issued worldwide, our name evokes a strong commitment to safety, quality, and concern for the environment.
With the following qualities, we are well equipped to satisfy your organisation's certification needs:
We offer Risk Based Certification™ as the standard way of conducting all management system certification. With our risk-based approach to certification, you get more than just a certificate. Our auditors will also evaluate how your management system handles risks, i.e. identifying strengths, weaknesses, and improvement opportunities.
We provide a "one stop shopping" concept by offering a range of both single and integrated certification services that enhance the effectiveness of the certification process.
We have offices all over the world that can provide local service to you. Our employees speak your language and know your local needs, customs, and market.
We are one of the few global certification bodies actively involved in the development of new international standards, such as the occupational health and safety standard OHSAS 18001.
We have one of the most stringent auditor training and qualification programmes in the business, guaranteeing that our Risk Based Certification services are delivered with top quality every time, everywhere.
As energy costs rise energy conservation is becoming a larger and larger cost factor for hospitals. DNV is the leading, independent provider of validation and verification/certification services for greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Currently, we are accredited under the UK Emissions Trading Scheme, the Californian Climate Action Registry in the US, and accredited as an operating entity under the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change) accreditation system.