Al Zahra Hospital Dubai Awarded 2 Joint Commission International Certifications for Excellence in Specialized Clinical Care Programs

Al Zahra Hospital Dubai Awarded 2 Joint Commission International Certifications for Excellence in Specialized Clinical Care Programs
Dr Mohaymen Abdelghani CEO of Al Zahra Hospital Dubai, and Mrs Sharon James, Hospital Surveyor, Joint Comission international Accreditation

DUBAI-UAE: Al Zahra Hospital Dubai (AZHD) today announced that it has earned two certifications from the Joint Commission International (JCI) for the Breast Cancer Clinical Care Program and Acute Myocardial Infraction (AMI / Heart Attack) Clinical Care Program after  comprehensive onsite assessment by the JCI surveyors in March 2020 for compliance with the 194 measurable elements of the certification requirements.

“The two certifications endorse the accomplishment of our patient care, ensure a safe environment and continually work to reduce risks to patients and staff,” as per the Director of Quality, Ms. Mervat Mansour. By attaining these two international certifications, Al Zahra Hospital Dubai becomes the first hospital in UAE to have a JCI Certified Breast Cancer Clinical Care program and the second hospital in Dubai and UAE to have a JCI Certified  Acute Myocardial Infraction Clinical Care Program.

Prior to obtaining the two certifications, AZHD has managed to secure its 3rd consecutive Joint Commission International’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its internationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval®is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

“Amid the pandemic the world is going through, AZHD remains committed to certifying its clinical programs with The Gold Seal of approval from JCI validating excellence in the care it delivers and demonstrating that our healthcare services are dedicated to upholding extra compliance and safety standards,” explained Dr. Mohaymen Abdelghany, AZHD CEO.

In March 2020, AZHD underwent a rigorous on-site survey,during which, a team of Joint Commission International expert surveyors evaluated compliance with hospital standards related to a variety of areas.

“Joint Commission International accreditation provides hospitalswith the processes contributing to improvements in a variety of areas from the enhancement of staff education to the demonstration of leading practices within the hospital setting,” said Paula Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Joint Commission International. “We commend AZHD for its efforts to become a quality improvement organization, and achieving this pinnacle demonstrating a commitment to patient safety and quality.”

 “Staff from across the organization continue to work together to develop and implement approaches and strategies that have the potential to improve care for the patients in our community, especially during these challenging times,” Dr. Abdelghany explained.

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Al Zahra Hospital Dubai – is a leading healthcare provider in the UAE and a milestone in the country’s healthcare sector, with the brand braking ground in 1975, as the first private healthcare provider. The hospital is located in Dubai, on Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Barsha, catering to local and international patients through over 250 Doctors and more than 40 medical specialties. Accredited by the Joint Commission International, the hospital holds various distinguished credentials, with centers of excellence in Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery, Heart Attack Center and more.

Dedicated to delivering world class healthcare, the hospital is a leader in implementing technological advancements and medical practices, housing the region’s first advanced 3 Teasla MRI & the first private Hyper baric Oxygenation Chamber. In 2016, Al Zahra Hospital Dubai was the first hospital to introduce water birthing to Dubai.

In 2020, the hospital received two JCI accreditations for the Breast Cancer and Heart Attack centers.

Some of the most sought-after services at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai include- Cardiology, Oncology, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Spine Surgery, Joint Replacement, Interventional Medicine, Maternity, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Internal Medicine & more.