San Jose has three JCI-accredited hospitals and numerous smaller, private AAAASF- and AAAHC-accredited clinics offering a wide range of medical services.
Joint Commission International (JCI) is a non-governmental organisation, based in the United States, which accredits healthcare centers around the world with the most selective international standards making it a reference that guarantees top quality hospital services to its patients.
Hospital CIMA in Escazu - Hospital CIMA San José, which began operations in 2000, is located in San José, Costa Rica and has medical and surgical patient units, an intensive care unit, and a neonatal intensive care unit. This three-story hospital was constructed with two main levels. The first level includes a large outpatient medical department with a variety of advanced diagnostic and treatment services and modalities, including chemotherapy and hemodialysis; a radiology department with multiple current modalities and space for future expansion; an emergency department complete with a trauma room, treatment stations, private exam and consultation rooms; and, a fully equipped modern surgery department and recovery facility.
The patient rooms and labor and delivery department are located on the second level. Most patient rooms are private and seven have adjoining suites.
Adjacent to the hospital is a seven-story medical office building. The ground level of this building houses the hospital's physical therapy facilities, a plastic surgery practice, a spa, and several retail services. The remaining six levels house private physician offices.