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MOH Refers 4490 Patients Including 84 Life-Saving Cases Last Week
11 August 2015
Thanks to Allah, the Ministry of Health (MOH), represented in My Referral (Ehalati) Program, has managed to save the lives of 84 patients and referred 4490 others over the period from 2nd to 8th August, 2015 (corresponding to 17th - 23rd Shawwal, 1436H); by means of providing them with the specialized services at the referential hospitals.

This has been announced by the Supervisor of (Ehalati) Program, Mr. Sulaiman Ahmad Al-Sharie, who revealed that out of the referred cases, 2,835 patients (amounting to 63.1%) were approved, 1.183 cases are still being considered at a rate of 26.3%, 299 cases were treated in the same hospital at a rate of 6.7%, and 177 cases were placed on the waiting list at a rate of 3.9%. Such last cases will be handled in the coming period depending on the situation.
Furthermore, Mr. Al-Sharie pointed out that the life-saving cases amounted to 84 at a rate of 1.87%, whereas the emergency cases amounted to 1061 (at a rate of 23.63%), the hospitalized cases amounted to 1129 (at a rate of 25.15%), and the cases referred to the outpatient clinics amounted to 2,216 cases (at a rate of 49.35%) of all referred cases.

It's worth mentioning that (Ehalati) Program is reckoned one of the new e-programs carried out by the Ministry of Health. The program is characterized by providing and exchanging the medical counseling among physicians in the various medical facilities to study the health situation of the patient without the need for transferring him. It also provides all the logistic and coordination requirements to refer the patient from one medical facility to another. In addition, it provides an accurate archiving and statistic system, which contains information of the referred patients through the program all over the Kingdom’s hospitals and health facilities.


Last Update : 12 August 2015 12:44 PM
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