Reducing Risk through Accreditation

In what ways does accreditation improve safety standards in healthcare organizations?

Reducing Risk through Accreditation
On its website, the JCAHO states that becoming accredited can support “risk reduction” because its standards “help health care organizations continuously improve the safety and quality of care.” Discuss the validity of this idea.
NOTE: International students may discuss this idea in relation to an organization in their own country with a similar function to the JCAHO. In this case, provide a link to that organization’s website.
Respond to the prompts below:
In what ways does accreditation improve safety standards in healthcare organizations?
In what ways does accreditation improve quality of care in healthcare organizations?
In your opinion, are the benefits of accreditation worth the effort involved in becoming accredited? Why, or why not?

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