We are an organization focused on the improvement of quality and safety in health and social services
We help healthcare and social services professionals and organizations to improve the quality of their work.
Road to excellence
We assess and endorse the quality of several elements of healthcare and social services system by granting accreditation and seals.
and social services
Our experts evaluate the quality of centres providing health care or social services.
ACSA offers 17 certification programmes aimed at bodies in different fields and different levels of care, ensuring the methodological rigour, technical independence, impartiality and confidentiality of the information.
ACSA has been a pioneer in developing certification programs for professionals working in health organizations.
Through certification of their competencies by ACSA, health professionals from 79 different work areas are able to display their achievements in their professional performance, according to quality standards driven by the scientific evidence available and the consensus of experts in different specialties. ACSA accompanies professional along the path of analysis and improvement that leads to certification, ensuring methodological thoroughness, technical independence, impartiality and confidentiality.
The training health professionals receive is a key element for the development of an appropriate attention to the health of citizens. Quality health care requires quality training.
That is why, within the dimensions that are the subject of their certification work, ACSA also includes continuing training, i.e. the type of training health professionals receive in the scope of their job functions.
The accreditation of web pages consists on verifying the level of trust and reliability that health websites possess in relation to the service and content offered as a verified, reliable and user-oriented source of truthful information. Our experts assess the quality and reliability of health-based websites employing as well as quality standards drawn by teams of experts (Technical Advisory Committees) included in accreditation manuals.
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