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Over 38, 000 Patients Served by Al-Rafaye Hospital – Al-Jamsh in 2017
14 May 2018

​According to statistics, over the past year (2017), Al-Rafaye Hospital – Al-Jamsh provided its therapeutic and ambulatory services to 38,927 patients (17,383 ER cases and 21,089 outpatients) and performed 678 surgical interventions, in addition to 301,803 lab tests.

It is worth mentioning that a number of health projects have recently been launched (at a total cost of SR 350 M). These projects featured the Asir Central Hospital Infrastructure Development Project, in addition to other developmental projects, such as developing the ICU, adding 23 beds, launching the one-day surgery department, and developing the medical compliance system. Also, some vital projects have been added, including preparing and furnishing Prince Faisal bin Khaled Cardiac Center (with a 72-bed capacity, of which 22 beds for cardiac care) and two catheter labs, establishing a regional laboratory and poison control center, developing emergency transport system, and constructing residential towers at Maternity and Children Hospital-Khamis Mushait. These projects will achieve a qualitative shift in the health services provided for the advanced cases in Asir region, through increasing the ICU bed capacity to quickly accept​ the critical cases, as well as reducing waiting lists for scheduled surgeries.

Last Update : 21 May 2018 03:36 PM
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