Receives global recognition for its healthcare standards
Dubai: 26 August 2022
Another important milestone has been achieved by Al-Futtaim Health, the healthcare division of Al-Futtaim Group. It’s a journey that began with the pursuit of the highest standards of care and patient safety by winning Gold Accreditation from Accreditation Canada for nine of the HealthHub clinics, including a state-of-the-art Day Surgery Center. This achievement resulted in them became the first chain of primary care clinics to be internationally accredited in the UAE.
Following on the heels of this victory, is yet another moment of pride for Al-Futtaim Health, as 3 further HealthHub Clinics have just been awarded the Platinum Accreditation, namely Karama, Barsha Heights & Muteena clinic. This is a pivotal moment, as the Platinum status recognises the groups embedded cornerstones of quality and patient safety in providing client-centered care.
This new level of excellence achieved by Al-Futtaim Health showcases its commitment to continuous improvement of its healthcare offerings to the community. This recognition sets the benchmark for Al-Futtaim Health as a top-tier quality healthcare provider, built on unwavering trust.
As a part of the accreditation process, Al-Futtaim Health also underwent an evaluation by the Qmentum Global Program for its Virtual Health Standards and achieved an impressive 97.8% based on a survey that met the required organizational practices and the highest international quality standards.
Commenting on this momentous triumph, Dr. Haidar Al Yousuf, Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Health, said, “We are extremely pleased to receive this global recognition as it once again demonstrates our ambition to raise the bar in our approach to patient-safety and high-quality healthcare services, while being a young, vibrant homegrown brand at the heart of the community in the UAE. Being the first group of clinics to achieve international accreditation in the UAE and winning the Platinum category of accreditation, is proof that our journey of excellence never stops”.
Elaborating further on the high ratings received for Virtual Health Standards, he added, “Achieving recognition for virtual health excellence also reflects our recent introduction of digital-next healthcare initiatives in telehealth, such as the SmartDoc and launch of Smart Clinics, a first of its kind in the UAE. As always, the spirit of innovation constantly propels us forward in enhancing the well-being of our people here in the UAE”.