The New Gold Standard For Organizational Resiliency

GHA For Business is a dynamic framework and accreditation program that validates an organization's corporate policies in safety, health, and well-being against best practices, making organizations more resilient.

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GHA For Business is an accreditation developed by Global Healthcare Accreditation, LLC, an international accrediting body led by top experts in healthcare. Global Healthcare Accreditation has accredited organization's such as:

GHA For Business:

The First and Only Accreditation of its Kind

With 16 accreditation elements impacting on-site, remote, and hybrid workforces, GHA For Business provides an external validation of an organization’s commitment to the safety, health, and ​well-being of its employees, customers, and visitors. ​​It is designed for any organization focused on return-to-work strategies, sustaining a culture of resiliency, and developing a more purposeful vision, mission, and values around well-being. The building of organizational resiliency increases productivity and maximizes profits while keeping employees engaged and empowered. Global Healthcare Accreditation brings the gold standard to organizational resiliency with GHA For Business.

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WELL-BEING.
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VISION.
ENGAGEMENT.
PRODUCTIVITY.
SAFETY.
SAFETY.
CORPORATE RESILIENCY.
RECRUITMENT.
RETENTION.
SAFETY.
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PRODUCTIVITY.
SAFETY.
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MISSION.
TRUST.
VISION.
COMMUNICATION.
PRODUCTIVITY.
SAFETY.
COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE.
EMPLOYEE ATTRACTION.
RETENTION.
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COMMITMENT.
RESILIENCY.
PRODUCTIVITY.
SAFETY.

Employee Engagement

Accreditation provides organizations with a validation of benefits. Employees are often unaware and otherwise unengaged with company benefits; Achievement of accreditation and the use of the GHA For Business seal allows organizations to communicate internally making employees more aware and re-engaged with a company's offerings.

Workforce Productivity

Employees are often disconnected from their work because of stress, personal issues, poor health, and various other concerns. Through accreditation, an organization demonstrates a commitment to the safety, health, & well-being of their employees, re-establishing trust, confidence, and connection between employee and employer, increasing workforce productivity.

Maximized Profitability

While many companies saw reduced bottom line due to unforeseen challenges like office closure, disrupted supply chain, physical meeting cancellations, and more, GHA For Business emerged to offer organizations the necessary framework and virtual resources needed to build resilient corporate policies that ensure minimum disruption and maximized profit through operational efficiency and safety.

Business Resiliency

Amid much disruption, organizations can still thrive with the right policies, procedures, and protocols in place to address  health safety risks. GHA For Business supports building the kind of resiliency that is flexible for any type of organization and prioritizes both process and the well-being of their people.

Retention & Attraction

A third-party validation gives businesses a competitive edge in demonstrating to current and future employees a commitment to their well-being. The GHA For Business seal shows that the employer has prioritized safety, health, and well-being in their organization.

Mental, Physical, & Financial Well-being

GHA For Business has an all encompassing set of 16 elements designed to set the threshold for benefits offered to employees. By validating benefits, organizations demonstrate an employee-focused vision and mission around well-being, raising the bar for future investment in employee benefits.

A Task Force of Industry Experts

16 Accreditation Elements

ELEMENT 1

Organizational Commitment Statement

Element 2

Leadership Roles and Responsibilities

Element 3

Quality
Improvement

Element 4

Staff Training and Competency

Element 5

Goals, Objectives, and Targets

Element 6

Safety Conformity and Compliance

Element 7

Clearly Defined Policies and Procedures

Element 8

Meetings
and Travel

Element 9

Effective Communication Plan and Processes

Element 10

Physical
Environment

Element 11

Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan

Element 12

Risk
Management

Element 13

Physical
Health Benefits

Element 14

Commitment to Behavioral, Mental, and Emotional Well-being

Element 15

Commitment to Financial Well-being

Element 16

Benefits
Alignment

16 Accreditation Elements

Comprehensive Reporting

Get a Detailed and Comprehensive Report Including Scoring and Feedback for Each Accreditation Element

An Easy Investment

The Most Value-Driven Accreditation for any Business in 2022

Digital accreditation process
Dedicated accreditation expert
Categorical scoring with notes and feedback
Guided compliance and correction
Protocol and policy review
Exclusive updates and insights
Use of GHA For Business seal*
Internal communication templates
Digital accreditation process
Dedicated accreditation expert
Categorical scoring with notes and feedback
Guided compliance and correction
Protocol and policy review
Exclusive updates and insights
Use of GHA For Business seal*
Internal communication templates
Digital accreditation process
Dedicated accreditation expert
Categorical scoring with notes and feedback
Guided compliance and correction
Protocol and policy review
Exclusive updates and insights
Use of GHA For Business seal*
Internal communication templates
Digital accreditation process
Dedicated accreditation expert
Categorical scoring with notes and feedback
Guided compliance and correction
Protocol and policy review
Exclusive updates and insights
Use of GHA For Business seal*
Internal communication templates
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The easy online application accommodates for a virtual business world.

*GHA For Business seal can be used upon official accreditation.

Includes access to online training program and resource center plus directory listing and other added value.

Multiple locations will be treated as a network and if policies are unified throughout the networked locations, a sample percentage of locations will be reviewed and billed for accreditation per number of employees at each location. Network pricing will be determined at the time of application.

Reaccreditation fee every three years is based on the number of full-time employees within the organization at the locations being accredited at the time of reaccreditation. Reaccreditation after three years is evaluated against updated standards. It is not a full survey review upon reaccreditation.

Annual fees are designed to cover access to resources, updates, and the review of the compliance/self-assessment form. Having an initial fee and annual fees provides financial convenience over a larger upfront fee and is normal practice for accreditation bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the value of GHA For Business accreditation for my organization?

GHA For Business accreditation provides organizations with the following benefits:

• Assurance that the organization has obtained an expert third party validation confirming commitment to safety, health and well-being through demonstrated compliance with best practices, regulations, and guidelines.

• Renewed employee trust and confidence in the employer’s support for and ability to provide a consistently safe and health-focused workplace through informed policies and planning; mitigation of infection risk; maintenance of a safe working environment; and prioritization of employee safety, health, and well-being.

• Guidelines and practical recommendations for ensuring a workplace that mitigates risk and prioritizes health and wellbeing while still being able to meet the business demands of clients and customers.

• A unique accreditation to provide a competitive edge in recruitment and retention.

How will my employees benefit from this accreditation?

Employees need to have trust and confidence that their employers will prioritize their health and safety when returning to work. GHA For Business ensures organizations have created and implemented policies and procedures that prioritize and support a safe, healthy, and sustainable return to the physical workplace. The program is specifically designed to provide a framework for risk reduction and to build resiliency. These are important factors in bringing employees back to work, reducing vaccine hesitancy, retention, new employee recruitment, and building customer trust and confidence.

How much does it cost to apply for GHA For Business accreditation?

The cost to apply for accreditation is determined by the number of employees within your business. See the pricing section on this page for your specific investment level.

Does GHA For Business accreditation cover multiple business locations?

Yes, multiple locations with be treated as a network and if policies are unified throughout the networked locations, a sample percentage of locations will be reviewed and billed for accreditation per number of employees at each location. Network pricing will be determined at the time of application. Email gha4biz@ghaccreditation.com for information on special considerations and pricing.

We are not located in the U.S. Is GHA For Business available to us?

Yes, GHA For Business is available and relevant for businesses located all over the globe. To apply, simply go to: https://www.globalhealthcareaccreditation.com/gha-for-business

How long is the accreditation valid for?

The accreditation is valid for 3 years.

Are there any requirements that our business must meet to apply for GHA For Business accreditation?

Yes, to be eligible for accreditation, the organization must offer medical coverage, prescription coverage, behavioral health support, and worker’s compensation (wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment). If national health coverage and or social benefits are provided by the government, these should be comparable to what is specified above, with the organization subsidizing any benefits not offered by the government. Contact us if you are unsure whether you meet these requirements.

How long does it take to complete the accreditation process?

It depends on the resources dedicated to the accreditation process. Most organizations should be able to comply with the accreditation requirements in 2-3 months.

What type of support is provided to businesses undergoing the accreditation?

Complementary online training on the accreditation elements and process is included in the accreditation pricing to assist your leadership and staff prepare for the accreditation.

Are physical site visits part of the accreditation process?

No, the accreditation is completed entirely online via the submission and review of required documentation and data.

What happens if our business does not achieve the accreditation?

Organizations that do not initially achieve accreditation will have 90 days to achieve compliance with the accreditation elements. GHA will schedule a call with you to address any deficiencies and provide guidance on developing an action plan.

Our business has already implemented cleaning and sanitation protocols; how can GHA For Business help us?

Having robust cleaning and sanitation protocols is an important aspect of ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. But it is just one of many elements. GHA For Business ensures organizations have implemented a framework of policies and procedures that prioritize and support a safe, healthy, and sustainable return to the physical workplace. This includes elements such as continuous quality improvement, staff education and training, emergency preparedness, and a commitment to behavioral, mental and emotional well-being, among others. The accreditation elements are based on the most up-to-date research available and are designed to build upon and enhance international authoritative and local regulations and guidelines.

Will GHA For Business still be relevant once the pandemic is over?

Yes, GHA For Business is designed for any organization focused on returning to work and building and sustaining a culture of resiliency against a variety of health and safety risks either current or in the future.

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