Emirates Health Services(EHS) organized the 9th Regional Conference on Best Practices in Quality and Patients’ Safety. The conference was attended by H.E. Mubaraka Ibrahim, Acting Executive Director for the Information Sector at EHS, as well as representatives from international organizations, governmental health entities, private hospitals, and over 250 healthcare professionals including physicians, pharmacists, and clinical technicians.
The conference is organized as part of EHS’ initiatives to foster the exchange of expertise and experiences among healthcare entities within the country and internationally. It provides a platform for renowned speakers specialized in international accreditation, quality, and patient safety, representing globally recognized hospitals in the Middle East region.
H.E. Mubaraka Ibrahim stated that the conference represents an opportunity to strengthen joint efforts and exchange experiences in the field of quality culture in healthcare. This ensures the highest and best level of compliance with international standards through improving clinical standards. In addition to keeping pace with developments in modern medical technology, data-supported medical practices, and patient-centered healthcare systems. This ensures the sustainability of enhancing quality and patient safety in the region which aligns with the strategic objectives and the national vision “We the UAE 2031,” and also achieves the aspirations of the UAE Centennial 2071.
Dr. Zakaria Al Attal, Director of the Quality Department at EHS, explained that the conference is an effective platform to discuss best practices in the field of applying health quality and empowering healthcare providers, as well as reviewing best practices regarding leading digital transformation in the field of healthcare along with its impact on quality and patient safety. It is also an effective platform to review the best practices regarding leadership supporting quality healthcare and patient safety, and the importance of enhancing the patients’ experience.
The conference included research about vital topics that have proven their effective impact in improving quality and patient safety. These vital topics include enhancing the patient experience by applying internationally recognized protocols, and best practices in keeping pace with developments in modern medical technology in the field of telemedicine. The conference also reviewed successful experiences in implementing initiatives that have a direct impact on improving performance and enhancing patient safety.
The Regional Conference on Best Practices in Quality and Patient Safety is one of EHS’ annual initiatives which is organized by its Quality Department to exchange expertise and experiences and shed light on relevant issues of concern.