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MOH: Over 50,000 Medical Consultations Provided by 937-Service Center Last Week
28 August 2019

​According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), over the past week, the 937-Service Center handled 166,676 calls, including 9,228 notifications, 179 hospital transfer requests, 50,013 medical consultations, 54,682 inquiries, in addition to 52,574 appointment requests for healthcare centers.

The Center provides a wide 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 and complaints 24/7, and refers them to the concerned departments at MOH or its branches, as well as receiving 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, which aims to provide medical services through its toll-free number that 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' notifications and achieving their satisfaction with the services provided, given that this assessment is published weekly.

Last Update : 28 August 2019 03:14 PM
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