SEHA’s six teaching facilities granted ACGME-I accreditation

WAM Abu Dhabi, Dec 30th, 2012 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has announced that six of its teaching facilities have received Institutional accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International LLC (ACGME-I).

This grant of accreditation makes the UAE, represented by SEHA, the second country in the world outside of the US, to have its hospitals and residency programmes accredited by the ACGME-I.

The six facilities that received the accreditation included: SKMC (Sheikh Khalifa Medical City), Mafraq Hospital, Corniche Hospital, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain Hospital and AHS (Ambulatory Healthcare Service Company).

Commenting on this achievement, Saif Bader Al-Qubaisi, Chairman, SEHA, highlighted the importance of this achievement, which aims at promoting the quality of services and medical care, provided by SEHA with special focus on improving patient safety and building trust within the local community.

“We look forward to making Abu Dhabi one of the world’s most advanced healthcare cities, which have high and distinct levels in the quality of medical services, provided to their residents,” he said.