Paper Title
Healthcare Quality Management in Czech Republic

The quality of the provided health services is an interesting and sensitive subject that is not only concerned with the healthcare provider but also interested in the state administration, the payer of health insurance and especially the general public, including patients. The paper deals with the issue of quality management in state care facilities with care in the Czech Republic. The investigated health facilities included hospitals with a number of employees ranging from 100 to 1200. A total of 91 respondents took part in the survey, of which 76.4% had a designated staff member to improve the quality of care and patient safety. The methods of management of healthcare organizations according to accreditation standards, as well as the trends in the development of accreditation in healthcare facilities of the Czech Republic were examined. Index Terms - Accreditation Standard, Certification, Healthcare Quality Management