Al Zahra Hospital, Sharjah received three awards at the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) Innovation Awards. The awards were held to recognize medical institutions that work towards providing quality healthcare solutions to their patients.
The hospital bagged the second spot under the category of “Most Innovative Hospital,” second place for a hospital with the “Most Innovative Physician,” and stood second in the “Most Innovative Nurse and Midwife division.” Over the years, the hospital has demonstrated some of their remarkable innovations in engaging staff that has helped remarkably enhance their quality of services.
Speaking on the achievement, Prasanth Manghat CEO and Executive Director, NMC Health Plc. said, “Innovation is not only about technology, it is about creating simple and sustainable methods to make our services safer, effective, timely, efficient, equitable and people-centered”.
Dr Sherief Elsayed, Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah was with the Innovative Physician Award, for his successful introduction of Patient-Specific 3D printing into the operative correction of high-risk Scoliosis deformity. The nursing crew represented via Shazia Amin, Meera Akbar and Saleema Shoukat Ali, collected the award for the Most Innovative Nurse and Midwife.
“Employees are the backbone of the healthcare industry, and we performed several packages in the previous two years to constantly engage them in all improvement activities. Some of the programs efficiently concluded were ‘Leadership in Quality’ program, ‘Smart Lean’ challenge, AZEEL, ‘6S’, ‘Documentation Challenge’, ‘Role Play’, which include others. All these programs motivate us to constantly try to provide world-class services to all our patients, each and every time” added Manghat.
Established in 1981, Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah, is the first and the largest private general hospital in the UAE. Housed with latest equipment and facilities, the hospital offers the best of inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities, emulating global standards.