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Spine Surgery Program Certification

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Certification of your Spine Surgery Program validates that your facilities and services meet or exceed standards of care in the complex specialty of spine surgery.

DNV GL Healthcare is dedicated to helping hospitals improve quality and patient safety. Certification of your Spine Surgery Program validates that your facilities and services meet or exceed standards of care in the complex specialty of spine surgery. That knowledge inspires pride and confidence among staff, patients, and your entire community. 

Benefits of Certification

DNV GL Healthcare Spine Surgery Program Certification:
  • Provides a framework that assists organizations in the development and implementation of systems and processes which improve operational effectiveness and enhance positive health outcomes
  • Certification improves the Quality Management System by taking a broaderview on what drives success. Together we identify critical risks and relevant processes that impact long-term goals
  • The DNV GL survey emphasizes results and creative thinking, not just following checklists

Certification Survey Components

The certification survey focuses on processes across the continuum of care that contribute to positive outcomes and support performance improvement:
  • Coordinates with the Applicant Organization to schedule an annual announced survey
  • Provides a specifically qualified DNV GL Surveyor to conduct the one day audit survey
  • Provides the survey agenda and document request list in advance to assist with organization survey planning
  • Incorporates program data review as part of audit activity on an annual basis
  • Survey activity audits the Spine Surgery Program across the continuum of care
  • Provides access to the client drop box to respond to questions or obtain additional information