Established in 1996 as the first private hospital in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, Almoosa Specialist Hospital is a leading integrated health services provider, focusing on patient-centered care, with highly qualified medical, technical and administrative staff using the latest equipment, thus keeping pace with the needs of visitors from all regions of the Kingdom and neighbouring Gulf.
Almoosa Specialized Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in the region with 240 inpatient beds. Another 220 beds will be added upon completion of the new North Tower which is due to be completed in 2020 and be the home of 4 centres of the excellence (Bone and Joint Center, Heart Center, Cancer Center, Neuroscience Center).
Almoosa Specialist Hospital has long offered speciality medical services and is adding a major service line expansion with a new 300-bed rehabilitation and long-term care facility.
The hospital employs more than 2300 caregivers with more than 700 nurses and 250 full-time physicians. It is accredited by major international and regional accreditation bodies such as Joint Commission International, CBAHI, and College of American Physicians. It hosts a Bariatric Center of Excellence and was the first hospital in the Middle East to receive the Planetree Golden Certification for excellence in patient-centred care. It is a teaching hospital accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties to train physicians under the Saudi Board program.
Asthe first private hospital in Al-Ahsa, Almoosa Specialist Hospital has long specialty medical services, including: Pediatrics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Urology, Dermatology, and Cosmetic Surgery. In addition, it offers sophisticated care in Bariatrics, Cardiac Disease, Cardiac Catheterization, Neurosurgery, Renal Dialysis, Joint Replacement, tumors and hair implants. It also operates Intensive Care Units for adults, children, newborns, and preterm infants.
Almoosa Specialist Hospital employs 2,000 of the best medical, technical and administrative staff from more than 30 nationalities to establish a national centerwith international expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in Saudi Arabia. In keeping with the Kingdom Vision 2030 initiative and about benefiting from the capabilities of young Saudi men and women, the hospital enjoys a Saudization ratio of 39%. To promote the continuous development of staff skills, the hospital established a specialized center for medical and technical education and training equipped with the latest technology.
Confirming its commitment to the continuous development of our staff’s skills, Almoosa Specialist Hospital established a specialized education and training center for medical, technical and administrative training. It is equipped with the latest technology and includes a Life Support Center which offers specialized courses in CPR / BLS, NRP, PALS, ACLS, ATLS and first aid, for healthcare practitioners and the public, serving the hospital’s staff and the region’s hospitals and community.
Almoosa Specialist Hospital is keen to create a comfortable and safe diagnostic and treatment environment, which can alleviate anxiety and provide the highest levels of safety and comfort to patients. This is among the reasons why Almoosa Specialist Hospital has a distinguished reputation among all its visitors.
Because the satisfaction of patients is our first priority, Almoosa Specialist Hospital has retained the international company PressGaney to survey patient and customer satisfaction. It is, the first hospital in the region that measures service quality and patient satisfaction against international benchmarks
We at Almoosa Specialist Hospital realize that we are a part of the community, and education and raising awareness about preventing disease is an essential task in providing high-quality diagnostic and therapeutic services. We work hard to carry out our community responsibilities through several programs in partnership with many community associations that encourage a healthy lifestyle and proper practices to increase the health level of society.
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Contract with Saudi Aramco
Opening of Endoscopy & Dialysis Units
Increased the Capacity
Opening of the Intensive Care Unit – ICU
Adding MRI to Radiology Services
Adding a Young Ambitious Administration
Opening of the Lasik Unit
Receiving the Award from Al-Ahssa Chamber of Commerce
Launching the New Identity
Opening of the Cardiac Center
Opening of the Medical Tower
Planetree Silver Designation
Opening of the Oncology Center
Opening of the Digital Surgery Unit
Signing for the Establishment of the North Tower
Signing for the Establishment of the Rehabilitation Center
Signing for the development of the hospital Information System
Planetree Golden Designation
The ambitious expansion plans of Almoosa Specialist Hospital include:
– The new 200-bed medical tower with 16 floors will be a masterpiece among medical facilities. It is designed to enhance elements of the healing environment, providing a spacious lobby and relaxing colors to the patient, visitor and healthcare providers. It is designed by HKS, the world leader in healthcare projects.
– The comprehensive rehabilitation center and long-term care hospital with 250 beds, which will provide continuity from (acute care, will expand on an area of 30 thousand square meters. The new center will be the first of its kind in the Kingdom, God willing.
To be a leader of quality and patient centered care in the region by adopting the highest international standards using advanced technology in a financially reasonable manner through a culture of safe practices.
To be a leading tertiary care hospital renowned locally and regionally for its excellence in patient care and training of health care professionals.
At Almoosa Specialist Hospital we pursue the following core values:
Sharing knowledge, skills and supporting each other to achieve our common goals.
Following the Islamic Character of Medical and Health Ethics, consistent with the recommendations of the World Health Organization.
Pursuing and promoting Continuous Quality Improvement.
Respecting all persons regardless of their race, creed, color and socio-economic status.
Educating our staff, patients and visitors.
Committing all resources to programs that are ethically, socially and financially accountable.
Quality and best practices are among our top strategic priorities, and we are proud to have achieved accreditation by Joint Commission International (JCI) three consecutive times, 2009, 2012 and 2015.
Accreditation by JCI certificates that Almoosa Specialist Hospital adheres to the highest international standards in quality control, patient safety and best practices worldwide.
Almoosa Specialist Hospital in 2013 was accredited by the Saudi Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutions, following the evaluation of 811 standards.
CBAHI is the official board authorized to grant accreditation to all healthcare facilities in Saudi Arabia. The Central Board’s main role is to establish and evaluate quality standards for health care and patient safety in all Saudi health care establishments.
The hospital achieved re-accreditation in in 2017.
Almoosa Hospital won the Chamber of Commerce Award in 2014, which is the first award to the development sectors in AL-Ahssa region to contribute in the development and upgrading of local performance. The award is one of the Chamber’s initiatives which aim to support the business sector in AL-Ahssa, improve its performance, and to honor the companies and institutions that have contribute distinctly to the development boom taking place in the Kingdom.
In 2017, the American Planetree organization granted the Golden designation for Almoosa Specialist Hospital for its role in providing distinguished health care with internationally recognized standards. Almoosa is the only hospital in the Middle East region to receive this accreditation. . It was also the first to receive the Planetree Silver Designation in 2015.
Founded in 1978, Planetree is an international nonprofit organization that promotes patient-centered care in healthcare. Its mission is to establish and evaluate standards for healthcare providers based on a simple philosophy of designing healthcare services to suit patient needs, enhancing the role of personal compassion and human interaction in patient care, providing education and information resources in healthcare institutions, and highlighting the role of health care providers in promoting human communication, independence, freedom, family, friends, social support, and nutrition in healing and educating patients.
In 2015, the Nutrition and Food Services Department at Almoosa Hospital won accreditation by HACCP, an international food safety certification in all stages, from catering, storage, cooking, to serving the meal to the final consumer. The criteria have been audited by an independent team of international surveyors from the United Kingdom authorized by the HACCP.
The Almoosa Specialist Hospital Laboratory won accreditation by the American College of Pathologists (CAP) in 2017. This marked a significant shift in the hospital’s level of patient-centered care by improving the quality of laboratory services, and aiming to conform to best practices for patient safety in the laboratory.
This accreditation is a sign of the Almoosa Specialist Hospital Laboratory’s a commitment to quality and a pact with the community that the hospital will achieve the highest standards of laboratory services. The laboratory has been always keen to be recognized for its implementation of international standards, particularly those measured by the CAP team from the United States.
Almoosa Specialist Hospital is also accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks, which is granted to blood banks that conform to the AABB standards and are surveyed every two years for administrative and practical organization and quality control.
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