GHA COVID-19 Guidelines for Medical Travel Programs were developed after consultation with multiple medical travel programs and industry stakeholders.
Based on this feedback, the Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program recognized the need to develop a set of guidelines that are uniquely focused on mitigating COVID-19 infection risks for medical travel patients and companions throughout the entire care continuum, including providing guidance for travel, as well as interactions with the healthcare organization, hotel and ground transportation.
The guidelines are based on Version 4.1 of the Global Healthcare Accreditation Standards Manual for Medical Travel Programs, which were approved by ISQua’s IEAA program in 2019, as well as referenced internationally recognized authorities. The purpose of the guidelines is to assist medical travel programs with operational protocols, practices and procedures as they increase operations or resume treating medical travel patients during or post COVID-19.
The guidelines can be downloaded at no cost using the form on the right.