Badr Al Samaa Hospital Ruwi and Al Khoud were recently re-accredited for their quality healthcare services by prestigious Joint Commission International (JCI), USA. JCI is the highest quality healthcare accreditation organization of the world. To celebrate this achievement Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals organizied a grand ceremonial event at Al Bustan Palace.
Honb’le Health Minister HE Dr. Ahmad Mohammed Obaid Al Saidi blessed the event as the Chief Guest. Guest of Honour, Director General, Private Health Establishments, Dr. Mazin Jawad Al Khabouri along with various Director Generals of other departments of the Ministry of Health, HE Munnu Mahawar, Ambassador of India, HE O. L. Ameerajwad, Ambassador of Sri Lanka, HE Sarmila Dhakal, Ambassador of Nepal, HE Golam Sarwar, Ambassador of Bangladesh and representation from other Embassies, Director Generals of other ministries, senior officials from various corporates, institutions and Insurance associates graced the occasion with their presence.
HE Dr. Ahmad Mohammed Obaid Al Saidi in his address said Badr Al Samaa is contributing large in the universal healthcare of Oman and he is proud that Badr Al Samaa maintains high standards of quality and patient safety. Dr. Mazin Jawad Al Khabouri stated that Badr Al Samaa is the stalwart of private healthcare in Oman and in the ministry we are proud to have such partner which is leading in all aspects including quality.
Mr. Abdul Latheef, Managing Director welcomed all dignitaries and thanked them for making the celebrations meaningful for Badr Al Samaa. Dr. P A Mohammed, Managing Director in his keynote speech said that JCI Accreditation is not just an achievement but it is the way of life in Badr Al Samaa.
Mr. K O Devassy, Chief Marketing Officer took the audience on the journey of Badr Al Samaa focusing on 3 stages: past, present and future. Dr. Shafeek Muhammed, Group CEO enlightened the philosophy of JCI and how Badr Al Samaa had made quality as its culture.
HE Dr. Ahmad Mohammed Obaid Al Saidi handed-over the JCI accreditation Certificate and Gold Seal to the managing directors of Badr Al Samaa Group in this ceremony. The core team members of JCI from each of the hospitals were recognized for their commendable efforts by an appreciation certificate by the Honorable Chief Guest.
The event also enlightened the audience with health talks on “Coronary Heart Disease: Why, how and what for the corporate man” by Dr. Benny Panakkal, Senior Consultant – Interventional Cardiology and “Stress: The modern epidemic and its management” by Dr. Gerald D’Costa, Specialist Psychiatrist. Azmeera Shahzeen anchored the event.
Badr Al Samaa Group achieved this prestigious accreditation by meeting stringent and rigid quality parameters laid down by JCI in 14 chapters under two categories of patient centered standards and healthcare organization management standards. This has raised quality standards of Badr Al Samaa but their pricing is still the same and affordable. Badr Al Samaa Group being the largest private healthcare provider, promotes quality and safe healthcare practices and inspires everyone to adapt quality initiative.