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MOH Announces Winners of Ada’a Health Award 2020
22 October 2020

​Under the patronage of His Excellency the Health Minister, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, MOH has announced yesterday (Wednesday), October 21st, 2020, winners of Ada’a Health Award 2020. In MOH category, the General Hospital of the Year 2019 award went to King Khaled Hospital- Kharj, Mental Health Facility of the Year 2019 award went to Mental Health Hospital- Qassim, the Primary Healthcare of the Year went to North Airport Healthcare Center- Khamis Mushayet, and King Saud Medical City won New-Comer to Ada’a Health award. 

In the non-MOH category, Saudi German Hospital- Jeddah won the Best Improved KSA Private Sector Provider 2019 and the Best Improved KSA non-MOH Provider went to King Abdulaziz University Hospital- Jeddah.

In the individual category, the Performance Improvement Officer (PIO) award went to Dr. Nada Ali Al-Sheikh from Dammam Medical Complex, Change Agent of the Year 2019 went to Hanadi Al-Qadi from Maternity and Children Hospital- Abha, and Data Collector of the Year 2019 went to Sherrill Eleco from King Abdulaziz Specialist Hospital- Al-Jouf. 

The award jury has praised the number of entries in all tracks and categories. They commended the participation of King Khaled Hospital- Najran in the General Hospital of the Year 2019, Al-Zabia Healthcare Center- Jazan in Primary Healthcare Center of the Year. The jury also praised the project of Mahayel General Hospital in KSA New Comer of the Year.

In the Best Improved KSA Non-MOH Provider (another government sector) for 2019, the jury praised Security Forces Hospital- Makkah and the Medical City of King Saud University- Riyadh, and Dr. Suleiman Al-Habib Specialist Hospital in Best Improved Private Sector Provider and in the individual category, Mrs. Aslah Mohammed from Asir Health Affairs in Performance Improver of the Year.

It is noteworthy that the Ada’a Health program was launched by MOH to pave the way for achieving the health goals of the Saudi Vision 2030 and raising the level of productivity, efficiency, and quality performance in the provision of health services in hospitals.

It includes more than 42 key performance indicators across seven hospital domains. The program has had a huge impact on the way care is delivered to patients and resulted in over 1500 focused improvements that are implemented in hospitals that led to many success stories that have directly impacted patients and their families.

Some of the most notable achievements include being able to treat over 87% of patients within 4 hours of their arrival in the emergency unit compared to 36% prior to the launch of the program in 2016, in addition to helping more than 1,900 employees to gain the required skills to boost decision making and select and lead improvement projects based on the measurement of key performance indicators.

MOH has rolled out this program to include over 150 hospitals and has incorporated over 700 primary healthcare centers with an expansion to more than 10 hospital domains. The goal is to be able to standardize the KPIs being measured and upload these into a dashboard that will help the ministry monitor performance, draw meaningful insights and make decisions that will continually provide better, safer and more efficient care to the patients and citizens in the Kingdom

Last Update : 25 October 2020 11:56 PM
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