Doha – January 02, 2017 – Al-Emadi Hospital has been accredited with Platinum level by Accreditation Canada International (ACI) following a comprehensive survey in December, 2016. An ACI survey team visited the hospital and conducted tracers of different processes related to quality and patient safety and assessed compliance with ACI standards and Required Organizational Practices.
During the survey, the ACI team looked into different qualitative indices, including the physical layout of the hospital, scope of services, maintenance and provision of a safe healthcare environment, processes related to patient safety and quality improvement, continuous patient care and monitoring, and effectiveness of medical interventions. The ACI Survey team that visited the hospital expressed their satisfaction and pleasure with Al Emadi Hospital’s systems and processes for improving quality and patient safety. Al-Emadi Hospital had previously been awarded ACI’s Gold Accreditation and the Platinum Accreditation is the next step up.
Al-Emadi Hospital is extremely proud on behalf of its hardworking and meticulous management and staff to receive this prestigious accreditation, as it clearly demonstrates the excellent progress in its journey towards patient safety and quality improvement. This recent Accreditation award reiterates Al Emadi Hospital’s mission to provide the best healthcare possible, not just in the country but the region as well. Al-Emadi Hospital strives to make sure all the services provided are on par with the highest international standards in healthcare.
Al-Emadi Hospital’s CEO Mr. Abdulrehman Al-Emadi said: “Getting a certificate is easy but maintaining and upgrading it is difficult, more so in achieving the Platinum level. Being able to maintain and improve the quality of the hospital and continually making rapid progress in even further improving our superlative and unparalleled healthcare could not have been possible without the consistent and dedicated efforts of all our hardworking staff and employees. This is a tremendous achievement for the hospital and another milestone in our journey towards maintaining excellence and continually improving the healthcare we provide.”
He added: “Al-Emadi Hospital vows to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value, while at the same time, continuing to focus on diversifying its departments and healthcare services with its growth and expansion plans which are always in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar and the tenets of Qatar National Vision 2030 and the Qatar National Health Strategy.
Al-Emadi Hospital was established in 2004 by prominent surgeon Dr Mohamed Al-Emadi as a private, acute care, general (medical/surgical) hospital to support the private healthcare sector and deliver comprehensive medical services and healthcare. In addition to being accredited by ACI, Al-Emadi Hospital has also been accredited in September 2015 as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (COEMBS) from The Surgical Review Corporation – United States of America, and was the first hospital in Qatar to receive this prestigious acknowledgement. Al Emadi Hospital is also the first private healthcare facility to be accredited in the State of Qatar by the Ministry of Public Health as CME Facility Accredited Provider.
Moreover, the hospital’s Chairman, Founder and General & Bariatric Surgery Senior Consultant, Dr Mohamed Al-Emadi, has received the `The Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery’ certificate for his distinguished career and achievements in bariatric and metabolic procedures.[:ar]