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King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital-Al-Jouf: Outpatient MRI Scans Wait Time Reduced to 7 Days
11 December 2018

By Allah’s Grace, through the implementation of MOH’s Performance «Adaa’» Program, King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital-Al-Jouf has successfully reduced the average wait time for obtaining outpatient MR scans from 17.5 to 7 days.


It is worth mentioning that MOH is currently implementing MOH’s Performance «Adaa’» Program, which features over 40 indicators to measure the performance of seven key therapeutic aspects, including emergency, clinics, surgeries, hospitalization, ICU, radiology and laboratories. The program aims to develop the skills of health professionals to use the indicators, to identify performance improvement potentials, and to boost productivity, performance quality and efficiency of health services in hospitals.

These steps come in line with MOH's efforts to achieve one of its objectives in the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020, in terms of improving the health care provided before hospitalization and at emergency and ICU departments of main hospitals. Also, this goal, which is associated with one of the goals of the Saudi Vision 2030, is to improve the quality of both preventive and therapeutic healthcare services.






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