IASO Group, carrying on its efforts with increasing strength for the provision of continuously developing healthcare services, is always a step ahead. It constitutes a Group with model Hospitals, providing high quality healthcare services, accommodating cutting-edge medical equipment and operating on the support of top clinicians-collaborators, scientists, nursing and administrative staff of all specialties.
In 2006, IASO’s Central Laboratories were certified according to the International Standard ISO 9001:2000 for their applied Quality Management System and later according to the International Standard ISO 9001:2008 granted by the eminent and internationally recognized Certification Body TÜV Hellas (a subsidiary of the German TÜV NORD GROUP).
IASO Group’s Hospitals, in their continuous effort to provide high quality healthcare services, were all, at the end of 2012, certified according to the International Standard ISO 9001:2008 for the Quality Management System developed by IASO Group and observed by all the Hospitals (IASO, IASO Children’s Hospital, IASO General, IASO Thessalias and Filoktitis). IASO Thessalias in particular, in 2012, was additionally awarded the Food Safety Management System HACCP Certification. The aforementioned certifications were awarded following thorough inspection by TÜV Hellas (a subsidiary of the German TÜV NORD GROUP). The inspection conducted in 2012 as well as the inspections and supervisions performed between 2013 and 2014, confirmed the high quality of healthcare services provided by the Hospitals of the Group on every occasion. At the end of 2013, the HACCP Certification was awarded to the rest of the Group’s Hospitals for their Food Services (IASO, IASO Children’s Hospital, IASO General, IASO Thessalias and Filoktitis).
Medical Tourism Certification by TEMOS
At the beginning of 2013, all the Clinics of IASO Group were certified by the international Medical Tourism Certification Body “TEMOS International”, seated in Germany, for the provision of high quality services and the state-of-the-art infrastructure. The certification was awarded subsequent to the inspection conducted by the “TEMOS” international inspection team.
“TEMOS International”, also represented in our country, focuses on international patient management and certifies the patient management and safety procedures based on the observance of the best practices and the conformance with international insurance companies’ requirements, European insurance funds and other involved institutions operating in the greater market of medical tourism and cross-border healthcare.
At the beginning of 2014, all IASO Group’s Clinics were certified anew, following the annual inspection conducted by the international Medical Tourism Certification Body “TEMOS International” and once more officially confirmed the top quality healthcare services provided by all the Clinics of the Group.
IASO Group’s Hospitals are recommended by the Diplomatic Council (DC) as “Best Hospitals Worldwide 2015”
At the end of 2013, all the Hospitals of IASO Group were created and officially recommended by the Diplomatic Council (DC) as “Best Hospitals Worldwide 2014”. The distinction was renewed at the end of 2014 and thusly the Clinics of IASO Group are also created and officially recommended by the Diplomatic Council (DC) as “Best Hospitals Worldwide 2015”. The Diplomatic Council, seated in Hague, is a global think tank organization, comprising world-renowned members from the areas of diplomacy, politics, industry, art and sports. The said accreditation follows the certification of IASO Group by the Medical Tourism Certification Body “TEMOS International” and by “TÜV Hellas” (TÜV NORD GROUP) according to ISO 9001:2008 for the high standard services and the ultra modern infrastructure.
IASO Group, always a step ahead, based on its high quality certification for all its Hospitals (IASO, IASO Children’s Hospital, IASO General, IASO Thessalias and Filoktitis) according to ISO 9001:2008 and its whole effort in safeguarding quality -now certified by TEMOS international and the Diplomatic Council for all its Hospitals- signals the expansion of its activities in the international market of Medical Tourism.
Accreditation of the IASO Group’s Medstem Services S.A. Stem Cells Bank by AABB
Since 2007, IASO Group’s Medstem Services S.A. Stem Cells Bank operates under the accreditation awarded by AABB (former American Association of Blood Banks), which is renewed every 2 years. Within the framework of quality control process for accreditation purposes, AABB delegates biannually inspect the laboratories of the bank and certify the performance of “IASO Group Stem Cells Bank” on medical, technical and administrative level. During inspection, the quality system and the operations of the bank are thoroughly investigated and the award of the accreditation certificate constitutes the evidence that the bank covers or exceeds the requirements of the accreditation standards. In September 2013 the accreditation was renewed.
The Flow Cytometry Laboratory, also owned by Medstem Services S.A., is active in the field of investigation of biological stem cells samples, accommodates cutting-edge equipment and is annually successfully certified for the accuracy of its results by the International Organization UK NEQAS (United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Schemes for Leucocyte Immunophenotyping).
IASO Central Medical Biopathology Laboratories Accredited to ISO 15189:2012 for Molecular Diagnosis
The Molecular Diagnosis Lab within the IASO Central Laboratories has been accredited by the National Accreditation System (ESYD) to ISO 15189:2012, for the following real-time PCR tests:
- Detection of SARS-CoV-2
- Detection of human papillomavirus (HPV)
- Detection and quantitative DNA determination of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV)
- Detection of influenza types A and B, and subtype A (Η1Ν1)
To exact scope of Accreditation Certificate no. 1245 is explained in detail in the relevant Official Accreditation Scope dated 08/04/2021, available here:ESYD Accreditation Certificate
Scope of Accreditation