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MOH: Over 119,000 Calls Handled by 937-Service Center Last Week
27 November 2018

​According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), over the past week, the 937-Service Center handled 119,071 calls, including 8,797 notifications, 220 hospital transfer requests, 39,189​ medical consultations, 23,562 inquiries, in addition to 30,668 appointment requests.

The center provides a range of distinctive services, including inquiries about MOH’s services, outgoing and incoming transactions, health services, medical consultations, and hospital transfer requests based on the medical need, in addition to complaints against public and private health facilities. Also, the center receives all patients’ health-related calls, all complaints 24/7, and refers them to the concerned departments at MOH or its branches, as well as all emergency calls; thus, serving as a listening ear for patients to identify their needs and requirements and to meet them.

It is worth mentioning that the 937-Service Center is one of the most important MOH’s initiatives. It aims to provide medical services through its toll-free number, which can be accessed throughout the Kingdom. The center operates based on listening, response, implementation, and analysis.  The performance of regional health affairs is assessed by closing citizens' reports and their satisfaction with the services provided, given that this assessment is published weekly.

Last Update : 27 November 2018 02:47 PM
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