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ISO 9000 standards

Read the article associated with the following link http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1154/is_n2_v81/ai_13435559/ ... Since 1993 how has the medical industry benefited from implementation of ISO 9000 standards? What if any affect will it have on health care reform?

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Since 1993 how has the medical industry benefited from the implementation of ISO 9000 standards? What if any affect will it have on health care reform?

There are several way in which the health care industry has benefited from the implementation of IS0 9000 standards. The health care industry has gained because the implementation of the standards has reduced the waiting time of patients. For example, it has reduced the waiting time for chemotherapy patients and emergency room cases. In addition, the health care industry has gained because the implementation of IS0 9000 standards has reduced waste and inefficiency in hospitals and clinics. Consider the following examples, the standards help eliminate unnecessary tests, reduces complications after open hear surgery, and avoids costs of infections. By reducing the ...

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