A New Strategic Partnership for Enduring Improvement

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)  has entered into a strategic partnership with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).  The IHI is a distinguished independent not-for-profit organization which leads innovation in health and healthcare across the World.  

The partnership will be founded on close collaboration between HMC’s healthcare professionals and managers and the IHI’s experienced and expert facilitators.  In our work together, we will design and develop innovative ways to bring genuine and enduring improvement to every area of HMC’s work.   HMC’s patients and its people will see and feel lasting benefits to the quality of care they receive and deliver.

HMC and IHI are committed to sharing their experience of working together with the healthcare community in the Middle East.  The first Middle East Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare will provide an invaluable opportunity to learn from and contribute to a fundamentally important initiative.   All those who are committed to improving healthcare are most welcome to join us.

About IHI

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an independent not-for-profit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a leading innovator in health and health care improvement worldwide. At our core, we believe everyone should get the best care and health possible. This passionate belief fuels our mission to improve health and health care.

For more than 25 years, we have partnered with a growing community of visionaries, leaders, and front-line practitioners around the globe to spark bold, inventive ways to improve the health of individuals and populations. To advance our mission, IHI is dedicated to optimizing health care delivery systems, driving the Triple Aim for populations, realizing person- and family-centered care, and building improvement capability.

IHI's National Forum is a leading conference in the US for people committed to the mission of improving health care. The Forum was established 24 years ago and has gained a solid reputation for quality. Since then its popularity and reputation have led to the establishment of international forums around the world. The partnership with HMC will see the internationally respected Forum delivered for the first time in the Middle East.
To visit IHI website, please click here.

About HMC

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is the principal public healthcare provider for the State of Qatar. The Corporation manages eight hospitals along with further specialist clinical, educational and research facilities, and is growing in capacity each year around the diverse needs of the evolving population. HMC’s ambition is to become an academic health system; a world leading center of excellence in clinical care, medical education and research that transforms into significant clinical advancements. 

HMC believes in excellence in healthcare, education and research with each supporting the other to provide world-class quality patient care in a safe and healing environment.

As well as four general hospitals situated in the most densely populated areas of Qatar, HMC also manages four specialist hospitals, looking after patients with the most prevalent conditions, including cancer, heart conditions, rehabilitation, and a hospital providing specialist treatment for women. HMC also operates the national Ambulance Service and a home healthcare service.

The Corporation was the first public healthcare system outside the United States to achieve Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation for all hospitals simultaneously. JCI accreditation is based on quality and safety across all clinical and management functions. HMC is also the first hospital system in the Middle East to achieve institutional accreditation from the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education - International (ACGME-I), which demonstrates excellence in the way medical graduates are trained through residency, internship and fellowship programs.
To visit HMC website,please click here.