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140,000+ Revisits at Emergency of Al-Iman General Hospital- Riyadh
28 September 2017
According to Riyadh Health Affairs, the Emergency Department of Al-Iman General Hospital- Riyadh has provided its services to more than 140,000 revisits last year, 1438H. Their cases varied between traffic accidents (20% with serious and moderate cases), diseases, emergency injuries, moderate and complicated surgeries. The hospital launches programs to raise awareness and warn against the risks of traffic accidents and bad driving practices such as: speeding, drifting, using cell phone while driving, non-compliance with traffic rules and not fastening the seat belt; resulting in serious and fatal injuries.
It is noted that the 200-bed hospital has received more than 90,000 revisits at all general and specialized clinics, including laboratory tests and premarital screening. 
It is also noteworthy that MOH has launched a daily specialization-based e-Waiting List for surgical operations on its online portal. The list features the MOH's hospitals, along with surgical specializations and corresponding waiting days respectively. The list also includes five levels of waiting days, from one to 180 days.
 By launching this initiative, MOH aims to update all patients and beneficiaries of services provided by its health facilities on the developmental efforts to boost performance levels, and to provide high quality service to satisfy and meet the health needs of citizens.

Last Update : 04 October 2017 08:41 AM
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