|Dr. B.K. Rana is the CEO-In-charge of National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), Quality Council of India. He served International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) as elected Vice-Chairman- Accreditation Council (2008-2014) and Chairman- Accreditation Council (2014-2016). He was appointed Director on ISQua Board from 2014 to 2016. Concurrently, he served as President of Asian Society for Quality in Healthcare (ASQua) in 2011 & 12 and now serving as Director on its Board and Chairman- Technical Committee. He has many honours to his credit including an appointment as ‘ISQua Expert’. Because of his unparalleled mastery and knowledge, he took part in WHO’s International Steering Committee for Patient Safety and served also as External Consultant of World Health Organization (WHO) on setting hospital accreditation program. Alongside, he achieved rare distinction by becoming part of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) as an Expert/Assessor for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). He sits on many national and international committees including ISO/ TC 210 WG1.
His expertise on Standardisation, Quality, and Accreditation include establishing accreditation bodies [Laboratory (ISO/IEC 17011) and Healthcare Providers (ISQua)], External Quality Assessment Schemes (ISO/IEC 17043), Standard Development, Training Program Development, Implementation of the Requirements of ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 15189 and ISO/IEC 17043. He is sought-after as a speaker and is published in several magazines on accreditation, quality improvement, patient safety, standards etc.
Dr. Rana holds Ph.D in Biochemistry & Diploma in German. He also received Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management. He has published nine research papers in international journals, contributed chapters in books and presented in several national and international conferences.