Al Qassimi Women & Children’s Hospital
Commission, Manage and Operate initial phase of the emergency department, Phasing plan
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2017 – 2020
Ministry of Health and Prevention, United Arab of Emirates
The Al Qassimi Women and Children’s hospital Emergency Department is a newly commissioned department opened in November 2017. The first phase is now running efficiently with future plans to open the second phase. The whole service provided for children aged 0-13 and any aged female.
InterHealth Canada provided the following critical aspects of commissioning and management: Strategic Planning, Medical Staff Planning and Recruitment, Creation of Policies and Procedures, Patient Education, Continuing Education and Competency Validation, Quality and Regulations Strategy.
The hospital’s vision is to become a centre of excellence within the region combining technological excellence and supreme quality of care.
- Within few months, InterHealth Canada achieved 100% of triage category 1 patients seen immediately.
- InterHealth Canada sets a vision for the upcoming years with key objectives focused on evidence-based quality of care and staff satisfaction
- Staffing of the Hospital include Tier 1 consultants with a 24/7 coverage, dedicated Quality Manager and senior qualified nurses.
- Waiting times at the ED have dropped significantly from 56 min to 22 min