A review on the role of NABH standards in Ayurvedic Hospital

  • Isha Puri Deputy Manager, Max Superspeciality Hospital, Bathinda, Punjab, India.
  • Priya Puesh Pargotra Associate Professor, Dept. of Bala Roga, Saint Sahara Ayurvedic Medical College, Bathinda, Punjab, India.
Keywords: Medical Tourism, NABH, Panchakarma, Quality Assurance, AYUSH hospitals


Background - Demand for Ayurveda is gradually growing in medical tourism. The quality health care and cost-effective treatment gives Ayurveda advantages in modern health tourism.  People with uncontrolled medical neuro-muscular conditions such as Muscular dystrophy, myopathies, Multiple sclerosis, Myasthenia gravis, Parkinson’s disease and Autism are exploring possible Ayurvedic treatment globally. Panchakarma, Yoga, Marma Chikitsa, Ksharsutra, Rasaushadhi etc. are super specialities of Ayurveda, having no other alternative at all, are becoming attractions, raising medical tourism in India. Kerala is now the hub of Ayurvedic medical tourism in the country. In this era, evaluation of organization as per their performance & quality has become integral part of health sector of India. NABH has established standards by keeping in mind, enhancement of health system & promotion of continuous quality improvement & patient safety. Objective - To have a review on the of NABH standards in Ayurvedic hospitals. Design - NABH accreditation standards for Ayurveda hospitals second edition is referred to have review on the of NABH standards in Ayurvedic hospitals. Results - Ayurveda hospital accreditation standards consist of 10 chapters, further divided into 98 standards, incorporation of 590 objective elements. These standards are requirements led by NABH which facilitate safe high-quality care. Conclusion - Patients are well aware about quality health services, especially in terms of medical tourism expects standard & safety assurance. These NABH accreditation standards setting benchmark for AYUSH hospitals, helps in enhancing significance in health sector in India.


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Isha Puri, & Priya Puesh Pargotra. (2021). A review on the role of NABH standards in Ayurvedic Hospital. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(02), 212 - 219. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1634
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