The Health Institutions Accreditation Committee met yesterday (Tuesday) at the conference hall of the Ministry of Health headquarters.
The meeting was chaired by H.E. Dr. Sultan bin Yarub Al-Busaidi, Advisor of Ministry of Health for Health Affairs and Chairman of the Committee in the presence of Committee's members from the related government institutions.
At the beginning of the Meeting, Dr. Al-Busaidi welcomed the attendance and hailed the efforts of the Committee and its tasks that have been achieved.The Meeting shed the lights on five groups that established accreditation standards for the emergency, infection control, medical care, Operation Theater and medical rehabilitation.
A number of issues including the work requirement and needs, as well as the procedures of establishing an Accreditation Authority were discussed during the Meeting.The Meeting also addressed proposals to form groups specialized in leadership/ governance, Quality & Risk Management, Human Resource,Credentialing/ Scope of Practice, Patient & Family Education/ Rights.