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Quality system and certifications

The Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute has implemented and is maintaining a system for quality management, with the objective to address specific necessities that are complementary to each other:

  • the continuous improvement of quality for the provided performances/products (healthcare and research/study activities, scientific production) in terms of managerial and techno-professional efficacy, efficiency and safety;
  • the continuous satisfaction of clients-users and of the different parties involved.

Furthermore, the necessity to comply to specific national and regional legislative duties. The different quality systems implemented and mutually integrated can be summarized as follows:

  • Certification "ISO 9001" since 2008, with special reference to the Research area;
  • Healthcare accreditation of the Institute with determination of the General Direction for Personal Care, Health and Welfare of the Emilia-Romagna Region N° 8982 of May 27th, 2020
  • Accreditation for industrial research structures, concerning the Rizzoli-Research & Innovation Tecnology (RIT) Department, since 2011.

In charge of coordinating the certification and accreditation activities is the Quality and Accreditation Office, belonging to the Healthcare Direction.

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