( PR4US.com | Press Release | 2019-09-18 15:43:53 )
In May 2019, the 72nd World Health Assembly endorsed the establishment of World Patient Safety Day to be observed annually on 17September. With this objective to raise global awareness about patient safety and to encourage global solidarity and action all employees at 1mg is taking Patient Safety Pledge.
Every year, 40% of the patients dealing in primary & outpatient healthcare face some harm due to largely preventable errors; and unsafe medication practices and medication errors alone cause a loss of $42 Billion (source: WHO). To ensure unharmed healthcare and contributing towards patient’s health, 1mg is taking a pledge with each member of the 2500+ strong team with full time doctors & 200+ pharmacists who is actively engaged in reviewing and evaluating the quality and safety of services provided to patients and their families. It is their rigorous process of learning and development which has made them won BM Munjal Award for ‘Business excellence through learning and development’- 2018.
The company works with government approved licensed pharmacies who has adequate systems & processes to generate computerized invoice with batch details & expiry. The company is committed to provide high quality & safe care to the patients and aims to be trusted health partner for Indian consumers.
1mg.com is India’s only LegitScript certified online healthcare platform. LegitScript is a verification and monitoring service for healthcare companies including E-pharmacies. It is the only such service recognized by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), USA.LegitScript has tremendously meticulous process of verification and adhering to the certification, 1mg is providing products and service of international quality standards. At 1mg the company has always given patient safety and privacy utmost importance. ISO 27001 certification, gold standard in information security, is a timely validation of the values - safeguarding patient's healthcare and privacy information at all levels and with the best available technology and tools.
For diagnostics, the company works with labs that have NABL/ ISO certification and are reputed [less than 10% of the labs in India are certified, but we they do not allow any 'cheaper' non certified lab for higher margin]. In the drill to work together for Patient Safety and to focus on national healthcare, 1mg will be dedicatedly working towards early action and effective management to protect patients from harm while maximizing the benefit from medication.
Speaking on world patient Safety Day, Prashant Tandon (CEO & Co-Founder, 1mg) said,“Consumer safety is paramount to us - 1mg is very conservative, organized & disciplined in its approach. As a healthcare platform, we are serious about our responsibilities and invest effort and resources to make sure that all our systems are robust & keep getting better to ensure there is no compromise on patient safety. The multi-level checks and balances, along with a zero sensitive medicines policy and prescription medicines ensure we have checks in place. Moreover, the system has full track of the entire transaction.”
Let us all speak up for Patient Safety: a global health priority!