Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare 2024

Attend the Forum in person at or join us online from abroad

Since 2013 the Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in healthcare has helped equip and inform healthcare professionals to excel, to improve and be catalysts for change. The long-standing strategic partnership between Hamad Medical Corporation and the Institute of Healthcare Improvement has led to meaningful improvements in healthcare in Qatar and the region.

The 2024 Forum program covers engaging topics across five tracks:

  • Quality and Safety
  • Population Health
  • Leadership and Innovation in Healthcare
  • Applied Improvement
  • Person-Centered Care

This comprehensive learning activity will inspire healthcare professionals to meet, learn and share knowledge with the collective aim to improve the quality and safety of care for the patients and communities we serve.

This year’s Forum will connect both in-person and online, more than 2,500 physicians, nurses, quality leaders, healthcare administrators, hospital executives, patient and family advisors and other allied health professionals.

On these pages you will find more information about sessions and speakers as well as how to register.

We look forward to welcoming you  23rd-25th February 2024 at the Qatar National Convention Center!





Learning Objectives

Quality & Safety:

  • To develop a comprehensive understanding of quality improvement methodologies and strategies.
  • To enhance the ability to identify and mitigate potential risks to patient safety.
  • To promote a culture of continuous and sustained quality improvement in healthcare organizations.

Population Health:

  • To explore quality improvement strategies for improving the overall health outcomes of diverse populations.
  • To gain insight into enhancing the health results of a collective of individuals, encompassing the dispersion of these outcomes within the group.

Leadership and Innovation in Healthcare:

  • To cultivate leadership skills and innovation in healthcare quality and safety.
  • To inspire and engage leaders at all levels to drive positive change and sustainable results.
  • To gain insight into the utilization of technology for enhancing the quality of healthcare.

Applied Improvement:

  • To apply improvement science concepts, methods, and tools to bring about meaningful and sustainable change in healthcare.
  • To develop the capability to manage unexpected challenges while maintaining day-to-day operations.
  • To enhance the capacity for rapid, data-driven decision-making to drive improvement initiatives.

Person-Centered Care:

  • To emphasize the importance of placing patients, staff, and care partners at the center of healthcare improvement.
  • To learn how to effectively partner with individuals to enhance the quality of care.
  • To create a more patient-centered healthcare environment that plans, manages and improves based on individual needs and preferences.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the forum, the participants will be able to:

  • Understand improvement science and its data driven applications in healthcare, and its role in addressing diverse population needs through collaboration between healthcare disciplines, teams and systems.
  • Connect functional teams applying improvement projects, including an aim, measures, and iterative tests of change to their purpose of better patient experience.
  • Develop leadership skills and resilience to drive sustainable improvements in healthcare, while also mastering the art of nurturing innovation, adaptability, and the effective utilization of technology within healthcare organizations.

About Us


Hamad Medical Corpora​tion 
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East.
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Institute for​ Healthcare Improvement
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is an independent not-for-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. For more than 25 years, IHI has used improvement science to advance and sustain better outcomes in health and health systems across the world.
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Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute
The Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute (HHQI) was established with the single-minded purpose of improving the quality of healthcare within Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the State of Qatar and the greater region.
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"The Scientific Planning Committee and all staff involved in organizing the Middle East Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare 2024, have no Conflicts of Interest to declare."

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