Attention to details is what makes Cao Thang Eye Hospital among the most trusted hospitals in Vietnam.
In 2009, the Joint Commission International (JCI), an organization dedicated to safety in health care around the world, accredited the hospital with the Gold Seal of Approval, making Cao Thang Eye Hospital the only JCI-accredited eye care specialist in Vietnam.
The Joint Commission International describes its mission as follows:
Joint Commission International works to improve patient safety and quality of health care in the international community by offering education, publications, advisory services, and international accreditation and certification.
In more than 100 countries, JCI partners with hospitals, clinics, and academic medical centers; health systems and agencies; government ministries; academia; and international advocates to promote rigorous standards of care and to provide solutions for achieving peak performance.
Risk reduction strategies and good practices are key to Cao Thang Eye Hospital’s mission of safety.
The Joint Commission International’s accreditation is assurance to our patients that Cao Thang Eye Hospital is continuously improving processes and day-to-day practices to ensure safety.
Cao Thang Eye Hospital has become a respected name in comprehensive eye care in Vietnam.
The hospital has also acquired an international reputation amongst patients and peers from around the world.
In 2011, the World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH) welcomed Cao Thang Eye Hospital as a member of its worldwide network aiming to connect medical institutions; fostering and sharing ideas in the field of ophthalmology.
Cao Thang Eye Hospital joined other previous members:
The Department of Ophthalmology of the University
Hospital Leuven (Belgium)
Singapore National Eye Centre (Singapore)
Moorfields Eye Hospital (London, UK)
Rutnin Eye Hospital (Bangkok, Thailand)
St. Erik Eye Hospital (Stockholm, Sweden)
The Rotterdam Eye Hospital (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital (Dublin, Ireland)
Jakarta Eye Center (Jakarta, Indonesia)
Tianjin Medical University Eye Centre (China)
And associate members:
Himalayan Eye Center (Nepal)
Mechi Eye Center (Nepal)
Cao Thang Eye Hospital is a member of the Asian Association of Eye Hospitals (AAEH), a nonprofit organization founded by five Eye Care Hospitals operating in the ASEAN region.
The AAEH’s founding members are:
The Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC)
American Eye Hospital, Philippines (AEH)
The Jakarta Eye Centre, Indonesia (JEC)
Rutnin Eye Hospital, Thailand (REH)
The Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital, Malaysia (THONEH)
Other members are:
Takeo Eye Hospital (Takeo, Cambodia)
Cicendo Eye Hospital (Bandung, Indonesia)
Thongpong Eye Treatement Hospital (Ban Thongpong, Laos)
Kedia Eye Hospital (Birgunj, Myanmar)
Calamba Eye Centre (Laguna, Philippines)
Cao Thang Eye Hospital, (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
Members of the AAEH aim to:
• Promote cooperation between Eye Centers
• Promote Joint Research Projects between Eye Centers
• Facilitate exchange of faculty members between Eye Centers
• Provide for visiting fellows in various subspecialties
• Ensure reciprocal recognitions of training program among Eye Centers
• Organise rotating Joint Meetings
• Provide expertise and assistance in various Cataract Projects, which are done to clear the Cataract backlog, under the Prevention of Blindness