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Posted On: 1 December 2019 09:49 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:06 pm

HMC continuously improving quality of health care services: MoPH

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His Excellency (H.E.) Minister of Public Health (MoPH) Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari said that since the inception of Stars of Excellence Awards in 2010, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has witnessed tremendous development, it has significantly increased the clinical capacity of its network of hospitals and health facilities by opening eight new hospitals and several specialised facilities.

In her remarks during the Stars of Excellence Awards ceremony she said that this additional capacity has been able to meet the growing demand for HMC's services despite the annual increase in the number of patients receiving medical care and treatment.

H.E. the minister stressed that HMC is always striving to improve the quality of its healthcare services, noting that during the past ten years, HMC's services have been assessed and accredited by leading and reputable entities from around the world more than 40 times, today's celebration of the Stars of Excellence programme, is a celebration of the achievements of the cadres and honor them for their commitment, dedication and expertise to continue to improve the services of HMC and improve the health system.

Dr. Al Kuwari stressed the importance of Stars of Excellence Programme in highlighting the role of teams that contribute to improving the quality of health services in various departments of Hamad Medical Corporation.

This year, 29 winning projects were selected in three categories for the Stars of Excellence Awards, which are Health, Education and Research, where these projects have won various awards including the Managing Director's Special Award, Star of Excellence Award and Rising Star Award.

For his part, Deputy Chief of Quality, HMC, and Director of the Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute (HHQI) Nasser Al Naimi said that the programme aims to emphasise and encourage the quality of health care and patient satisfaction as a top priority for the institution, the programme recognises employees for their accomplishments, efforts and dedication to improve the services provided by HMC.

Source: QNA
Cover image credit: HMC