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MOH: Over 30, 000 Beneficiaries of Home Medicine Services in 2017
27 December 2017
According to the Ministry of Health (MOH), during 2017, the Home Medicine Program (HMP) conducted 311,522 visits by 320 medical teams (2,000 visits a day). “This service is provided by 213 hospitals across the Kingdom, serving 30,538 patients. Thus, 11,728 new cases have been accepted, while 7,440 patients have been completely treated”, added MOH.

Since 1430H., MOH has provided home medicine services through a qualified medical team across the Kingdom to the eligible patients at their homes and among their families; in an endeavor to enhance their physical and mental health conditions, and to give them and their families peace of mind. Also, the program increases the bed usability turn-over; thus, helping MOH serve more patients at less costs.


It is worth mentioning that the home medicine departments and sections across the Kingdom provide healthcare to patients with the engagement of their families, and meet their needs, in terms of medication and devices, which positively reflects on patients’ psychological, social and health conditions.


 




 



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