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St. Luke’s global accreditations, recognitions, and affiliations

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St. Luke’s global accreditations, recognitions, and affiliations

06:00 PM October 19, 2017

Joint Commission International (JCI)

St. Luke’s Medical Center-Quezon City and Global City are both accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world’s most prestigious accrediting body of healthcare organizatons.

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St. Luke’s – Quezon City:

  • First accredited hospital in the Philippines (2003)
  • First accredited Academic Medical Center Hospital in the Philippines (2016)
  • Hospital accreditation awarded in 2003, 2006, 2009, and 2012
  • Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) for the Primary Stroke Program awarded 2014 and 2017

St. Luke’s – Global City:

  • Hospital accreditation awarded in 2012 and 2015
  • Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) for the Primary Stroke Program awarded 2014 and 2017

Temos (Trust. Effective Medicine.Optimized Services.)

St. Luke’s-Global City and Quezon City are both certified by Germany-based accrediting organization Temos, making St. Luke’s the first in the Philippines to have been awarded certificates for Excellence in Medical Tourism and Quality in International Patient Care.

St. Luke’s hospitals are two of only ten hospitals worldwide recognized as prime medical tourism destinations. Temos certifies and accredits hospitals and primary care facilities worldwide based on adherence to international Quality Management Systems standards and compliance with its stringent and comprehensive criteria.

St. Luke’s – Quezon City:

  • Certified for Quality in International Patient Care in 2010, 2013, and 2016
  • Certified for Excellence in Medical Tourism in 2013 and 2016

St. Luke’s – Global City:

  • Certified for Quality in International Patient Care in 2013 and 2016
  • Certified for Excellence in Medical Tourism in 2013 and 2016

American College of Radiology (ACR)

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St. Luke’s-Global City and Quezon City are accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Breast Ultrasound and Mammography services. St. Luke’s-Global City was recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence after being accredited for its Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Services in July 2014.   Both are the only facilities outside North and South America to receive ACR accreditation which assures patients of the highest quality standards in radiology.

St. Luke’s – Quezon City:

  • Accredited for Breast Ultrasound (2012)
  • Accredited for Mammography (2011)

St. Luke’s – Global City:

  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (2014)
  • Accredited for Stereotactic Breast Biopsy (2014)
  • Accredited for Breast Ultrasound (2013)
  • Accredited for Mammography (2012)

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)

The Cellular Immunology and Molecular Pathology Section of St. Luke’s – Quezon City’s Institute of Pathology is the only facility outside North America and Dominican Republic to achieve the honor of AABB Relationship Testing Accreditation.

The Diplomatic Council of Europe

St. Luke’s-Global City and Quezon City have been cited as two of only 20 “Best Hospitals Worldwide for 2014” and “Preferred Partner Hospital for 2016” by the Diplomatic Council of Europe, a non-governmental Think Tank organization that adheres to the principles of the charter of the United Nations. The Diplomatic Council, based in The Hague, The Netherlands, awards top medical facilities around the world to help promote medical tourism and assure the safety and comfort of medical tourists.

Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Award

St. Luke’s Medical Center has been awarded the Gold Trusted Brand Award in the Hospital Category in 2007. In addition,

St. Luke’s received the Platinum Trusted Brand Award in the Hospital Category in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015.

Investors in People

St. Luke’s Medical Center is the first hospital in the world to be awarded a Gold Certification by Investors in People (IiP) according to its Sixth Generation Standard. St. Luke’s was given this certification due to its high standards of leadership and people management practice, continuous improvement, and unity among its members towards achieving its corporate goals.

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

In 2016, St. Luke’s Medical Center was the first hospital in the Philippines to be granted the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) certification by SGS Philippines, Inc. – the country’s leading provider in certification, testing, verification, and inspection. A HACCP Certification signifies that the hospital provides patients with the highest standard of safe and healthy food.

Mayo Clinic Care Network

St. Luke’s Medical Center is the first hospital in the Philippines and the fourth outside the United States to become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a network of independent health care providers committed to working together to benefit patients and their families. Mayo Clinic ranks No. 1 hospital in the US with headquarters located in Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

St. Luke’s is also an International Affiliate of:

  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

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