Saudi Arabia-based Al-Qassim Medical Services Company is a joint stock company, with the head office being in Buraydah city. Established in 1993, Al-Qassim Medical Services Company is entrusted to carry out the establishment, ownership, and equipping of the Kingdom’s hospitals, health centres and units, apart from managing the administration, maintenance and investment-related activities of these assets for the Al-Qassim Medical Services Company. The venture is also known for manufacturing materials, devices, and supplies for the healthcare sector.
The company, which has a branch in Riyadh, completed its hospital project in Buraydah City, on an area of 90,000 square meters.
The facility, known as Al-Qassim National Hospital, provides top-notch medical care with state-of-the-art patient care and safety, through evidence-based medicine, a solid learning environment and a group of dedicated employees, empowered with the vision of becoming the most aspiring healthcare organization, rendering exceptional care and heart-felt experience in the region and across the Kingdom.
A recent milestone for this healthcare facility was the certificate of accreditation of health services quality, JCI “Joint Commission International”.
“Al-Qassim National Hospital obtained a certificate of accreditation of health services quality, JCI ‘Joint Commission International’, after passing the international joint body test, which is composed of a working team that came from the United States of America and stayed in the hospital for 4 days,” the hospital told the International Finance.
The CEO of Al-Qassim Medical Services Company, Prof. Sultan Fahd Al Nohair now indicates that this accreditation has emerged as evidence of the hospital’s commitment to providing the best levels of health care to its patients and its ability to provide a safe environment for the patients, visitors, and employees.
The accreditation certificate came against the backdrop of the evaluation process that included examining the hospital’s systems and policies, apart from the understanding of the working principles of its healthcare staff and medical technicians, along with the procedures of patients’ entry and exit, the quality of care provided to patients.
Also, factors considered for the accreditation certificate were the standards of diagnostic radiology and laboratory services, the systems of using a system of safe medication use, the correct use of information systems while protecting the privacy of patient information, hospital documentation for contracts and the credibility of scientific certificates of doctors and employees, and an overall preview of the building and its compatibility for safety rules.
“JCI Re-accreditation was successfully obtained under the leadership of Prof. Sultan Al Nohair – CEO of Al-Qassim Medical Services Company with his guidance, continuous support, and encouragement to everyone, and with the utmost effort of all the hospital staff, we once again achieved one of our hospital goals,” the hospital commented further.
Al-Qassim Medical Services Company also obtained the accreditation of the “Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions” (CBAHI) after passing a comprehensive and integrated assessments to determine its commitment to the quality and safety standards set by the Board.
“These standards are among the most advanced and accurate national standards for health facilities to provide the best and safest medical services for reviewers,” the hospital commented further.
Professor Sultan Fahd Al Nohair, CEO of the Al-Qassim Medical Services Company, told International Finance that the healthcare facility was proud of having obtained the accreditation of the “Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions” (CBAHI).
He also noted that this accreditation represented a strong motivation to move forward in applying more quality standards and continuous improvement on the medical, technical or administrative levels.
The hospital reiterated its pledge to strive to implement its vision of being a healthcare facility of outstanding and high moral values among the best treatment centres in the Kingdom.
Along with CBAHI and JCI certifications, Al-Qassim National Hospital also obtained the accreditation of the “College of American Pathologists” (CAP) after passing a comprehensive and integrated assessment to determine its commitment to the quality and safety standards set by the Board.
Talking about the achievement, Professor Sultan Fahd Al-Nohair, noted that this feat “represents a strong motivation to move forward in applying more quality standards and continuous improvement whether on the medical, technical or administrative level”.
Al-Qassim National Hospital also obtained the accreditation of the “Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies” (AABB) after passing a comprehensive and integrated assessment procedure.
“I am pleased and my colleagues, the members of the boards of Directors of Al Qassim Medical Services Company, are committed to welcoming you. Praise be to God. Efforts are continuing to improve and develop Al Qassim National Hospital to provide distinguished health services with high quality, by attracting the best specialized medical personnel, and training the workforce in various fields,” said Faisal bin Mohammed Shaker, the Chairman of Board of Directors, while interacting with the International Finance.
“The company’s management is committed to working hard with all community institutions in supporting health education activities and caring for healthy days, which enhances community awareness of healthy behaviours. Al Qassim Medical Services Company has also paid sufficient attention to employing, qualifying, and training Saudis, and contributing with civil Society institutions in all that develops our society,” the official added further.
“I thank all the shareholder of the company for their support and assistance to the company, and we hope that we will achieve all that they aspire to in terms of progress and prosperity in the company’s business, a rewarding return on investment and the provision of distinguished health services to the Qassim community and neighbouring regions,” he concluded.