Al Almarfa Hospital achieves Joint Commission International accreditation

February 19, 2014 4:01 pm

Al Almarfa Hospital, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company SEHA, has successfully earned the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation endorsing the quality of health care services offered. The JCI is a leading US health care accreditor which creates hospital environments with a focus on quality, safety and continuous improvement.

With this great achievement, the number of SEHA’s medical facilities earning certification by the JCI has increased to 38 facilities. Experts from the Health Care Sector and JCI evaluated the performance of Al Almarfa Hospital, praising the hospitals enthusiasm to enhance the quality and safety of medical care to patients.

The Director of Al Almarfa Hospital Mr. Rashid Al Rumaithi said “The winning of JCI’s accreditation demonstrates continuous methodological improvements in the performance of Al Almarfa Hospital and we are very proud of Al Almarfa earning this Golden Seal. We intend to continue providing safe, quality medical care to patients, in line with the JCI’s criteria.”

He added, “JCI’s experts spent several days observing the patient care system, and conducted interviews with employees. They inspected operation rooms at the hospital, and noticed that all employees in Al Almarfa hospital take great efforts to ensure the quality of medical services provided to patients. They praised Al Almarfa’s performance, and wished the hospital continuous success.”

“Al Almarfa Hospital has experienced huge developments in terms of medical services, amidst comprehensive development in the Western Region. The Hospital is equipped with state of the art systems and mechanisms aimed at supporting auditors and other departments at the hospitals,” said Mr. Al Rumaithi.

JCI sets high standards for patient care and safety which are focused on access to care, assessment of patients, infection control, aswell as patient and family rights. JCI further ensures facility management, quality improvement, organizational leadership, and management of information.

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