HMC general hospitals on par with world’s best, says report

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HMC’s services on par with world’s best, JCI report says

Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) general emergency clinics are comparable to the world's best medical clinics, as indicated by the Joint Commission International (JCI) surveyors' report. 

The study pursued the ongoing accreditation of 13 of HMC's offices and administrations by the JCI, including the re-accreditation of three of its general clinics – Al Khor Hospital, The Cuban Hospital, and Al Wakra Hospital. 

As a feature of the re-accreditation, a group of JCI surveyors assessed various regions running from patient fulfillment to execution enhancements and effectiveness. 

In 2016, HMC impacted the world forever turning into the primary social insurance association on the planet to have every one of its emergency clinics qualified under the JCI Academic Medical Center accreditation program. Since this time HMC's general medical clinics have experienced extensive development, both regarding the quantity of patients treated and the administrations advertised. 


Al Khor Hospital's Chief Executive Officer Mohammed al Jusaiman said in the midst of growing patient needs, HMC's general medical clinics have kept on making nature of consideration and patient wellbeing top needs. 

Jusaiman stated, "In 2018 we thought about more than 350,000 patients over our crisis division, different outpatient offices, and day care, radiology and dialysis units. Despite expanded patient numbers, we've kept on actualizing key improvement activities that are having a genuine effect to the nature of consideration we give." 

Jusaiman, who is additionally Deputy Chief of HMC's General Hospitals Group, said one improvement activity as of late acquainted drove with the foundation of two new centers which have diminished patient hold up times and improved patient experience. 

The foundation of a post-release facility to give follow-up consideration to released patients and a pre-usable center to survey patients before medical procedure have both improved patient fulfillment and diminished hold up times from as long as about two months for the pre-usable facility and as long as ten weeks for the post-release center to only multi week. 

Al Wakra Hospital, which thinks about patients in the south of the nation, was likewise perceived for its job in bringing pro administrations into the network setting. The nation's just devoted consumes unit was moved to the general medical clinic and various specific facilities, including the district's just Urinary Stone Center, have been built up at Al Wakra Hospital. 

"We are charmed to have by and by accomplished JCI accreditation. Since our last surveyor visit in 2016, we have extended the quality and scope of administrations we convey to our patients. We've opened another Admissions and Discharge Lounge to improve our patient's consideration experience and we accelerate the affirmation and release process," said Dr Sabah al Kadhi, Al Wakra Hospital's restorative chief. 

"We've additionally settled a Hernia Surgery Center which is the main globally licensed office in the locale to offer patients mechanical hernia fix. A year ago, we started treating patients at our new specific Urinary Stone Center, which is likewise the first of its sort in the district. We were likewise picked to be the home for HMC's extended Burns Unit, which has its own devoted working performance center just as inpatient rooms and a word related treatment room," included Dr Kadhi. 

The Cuban Hospital was likewise recognized for its extension of administrations, which incorporate a laser eye medical procedure facility, dental claim to fame administrations, bariatric and corrective administrations, and a 24-hour interpretation administration, which has improved correspondence between Arabic-talking patients and Cuban wellbeing experts. 

The medical clinic has additionally encountered a 35 percent development in the quantity of surgeries it performed since 2016. 

Dr Angel Mario Felipe Garmendia, The Cuban Hospital's restorative chief, said while the extension of new administrations have been significant and are important, the presentation of patient wellbeing and aversion projects were a noteworthy focal point of the JCI investigator's ongoing visit. 

Dr Garmendia stated, "The Qatar Early Warning System (QAWS) is a scoring framework that enables clinical staff to perceive decaying patients before they become debilitated. This program has been instrumental in diagnosing and treating patients who need intercession to keep their condition from intensifying.