(JCI) was founded in the late 1990s to survey hospitals
outside of the United States. JCI, which is also not-for-
profit, currently accredits facilities in Asia, Europe, the
Middle East, and South America.
As one would assume, the standards of international
assessment are not the same as standards for facilities
within the United States. Information about the accreditation process, and
international standards for different types of facilities
are available on the JCI website.
Other groups that fulfill a similar role in international
Accreditation Canada (formerly the Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation (CCHSA)), which also has an Accreditation Canada International service