The St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital is committed to creating the best health care experiences for every patients and visitor to the hospital. Our voluntary participation in accreditation demonstrates our commitment to quality and accountability to our staff, physicians, volunteers, patients and community.
Accreditation is one of the most effective ways for hospitals and health organizations to regularly and consistently examine and improve the quality of their services. It ensures that STEGH's programs and services are held to national and international standards of excellence. Through the evaluation of our care and services, we can measure our performances to clearly evaluate our strengths and ares to be improved.
Accreditation Canada is an independent organization providing health care organizations with an external peer review to assess the quality of services and programs provided, it is a voluntary process to assess the benchmarks for quality services. Accreditation is one of the best assurances to patients and public that hospitals are achieving safety and quality.