The medical staff and physicians at Healthpoint joined efforts to assist the JCI auditors in policies and procedures assessment, survey implementation, preparatory activities and staff training. Involving 21 medical clinics and departments, plus all supporting departments and services, the stringent evaluation was carried out across medical services, medical management, hospital environment and leadership.
The Joint Commission International improves the quality of patient care by assisting international healthcare organizations. For patients, a JCI accreditation means Healthpoint ensures a safe environment that reduces risks for both caregivers and care recipients. Also, there are now quantifiable benchmarks for quality and patient safety, a standard and reliable process that is stimulated, demonstrated continuously, and improvements that are sustained. Most of all, the JCI accreditation allows for enhance efficiency and reduces costs through standardized care resulting to improve outcomes and patient satisfaction.
Suhail Mahmood Al Ansari, Chairman of Healthpoint and Executive Director of Mubadala Healthcare, said: “Our compassionate and dedicated team strives to consistently provide excellent healthcare of the highest quality standards, in line with the UAE vision 2021 to achieve a world-class healthcare system. As an integrated, super-specialty practice hospital, Healthpoint helps to address some of the Emirates’ most pressing healthcare needs, and achieving JCI accreditation is an essential step in showing our community that we meet international standards.”
The UAE leads the world in highest number of JCI-accredited organizations, in line with the UAE’s Vision 2021 to ensure all medical facilities are accredited by 2021.
Healthpoint, part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers, is a super-specialty integrated practice hospital located in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi. Healthpoint is home to four centers of clinical excellence: Abu Dhabi Knee & Sports Medicine Centre, Wooridul Spine Centre, the Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Centre, and the Plastic & Cosmetics Surgery Centre, as part of 21 clinical services covering a wide range of patient and community care, including pediatrics, dentistry and gynecology.
Serving the community since 2013, Healthpoint’s highly specialized medical experts and state-of-the-art facilities provide patients with full-cycle care – inpatient, out-patient and rehabilitative– that addresses the patients’ physical condition, as well as respecting their lifestyle, culture and overall wellbeing, to ensure that every patient is offered personalized care in a boutique, technologically-advanced environment.
Healthpoint is a public healthcare facility with a compassionate and dedicated team that offers accessible healthcare to everyone. Healthpoint is committed to providing quality care and education to empower patients and communities and give them the tools they need to lead healthier and happier lives.
To learn more about Healthpoint, visit www.healthpoint.ae.
About the Joint Commission International:
Joint Commission International (JCI) provides leadership and innovative solutions to help health care organizations across all settings improve performance and outcomes. JCI provides an accreditation and certification, recognized as the global Gold Seal of Approval® to hospitals and other health care organizations, health systems, government ministries, public health agencies, academic institutions, and businesses who have achieved peak performance in patient care.
Founded in 1994 by The Joint Commission, JCI has touched more than 100 countries. Today, the organization helps patients in five continents and fields a well-trained team of international accreditation surveyors and consultants. JCI enjoys a 20 percent annual growth in the number of accredited organizations, just one metric of how we help health care leaders to improve quality, safety, and efficiency as a shared goal.
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