Imaging Center receives quality certification
The Imaging Centers at the Hospital da Luz, Hospital da Luz - Oeiras Clinic and Hospital da Luz Amadora Clinical Center, which share synergies and coordination of protocols and procedures, have implemented a quality management system in accordance with standard NP EN ISO 9001:2008 and obtained quality certification from the Bureau Veritas Certification last August 2015. The audit report shows evidence of best medical practice in technical competence as well as the exceptional quality of infrastructures and technological resources.
The three group units' certified services were subject to an internal audit conducted by the Luz Saúde Group Board of Accreditation and Quality Certification, as well as an external audit carried out by Bureau Veritas Certification, and are now certified to perform complementary diagnostic and therapeutic exams, in particular:
- bone densitometry
- orthopantomography and cephalometry
- general radiology and fluoroscopy
- magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- computed tomography
- imaging support to image-guided procedures, in the areas of radiology, interventional neuroradiology and other specialties
This quality certification also covers lithotripsy at the Hospital da Luz.
The implementation of the quality management system and certification meets the goals of the group in its constant search for excellence and to be a leader in health care provision. Luz Saúde Group promotes health service certification projects of their unit service in order to ensure quality and continuous improvement.