• 6/8/2022

    Doha 8 June, 2022: Executive leaders of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) last month attended the 2022 International Conference on Person-Centered Care in Anaheim, California to represent HMC as the event’s Premier Gold Partner. 

    The 2022 Planetree International Conference is the leading conference in the field of person-centered care, an approach to healthcare delivery that prioritizes the active participation of patients and their families with an emphasis on partnership, compassion, transparency, and equity. At the conference exhibition area, HMC showcased its journey towards transforming the way it delivers services by creating a person-centered care culture in the healthcare system across the organization.

    Mr. Nasser Al Naimi, the Chairman of Delegation from Qatar for this prestigious event, the Deputy Chief of Quality for Center for Patient Experience and Staff Engagement and Director of Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute, has participated in the conference together with his fellow HMC leaders, Dr. Khalid Al Jalham, Director of Ambulatory Care Center, Dr. Muna Al Maslamani, Medical Director of Communicable Disease Center, Ms. Nadya Al-Rauili, Executive Director of Nursing, Private Nursing Services and Home Healthcare Services, and Ms. Khadija Khalid Mohammed, Assistant Executive Director of Patient Safety, Ambulatory Care Center.

    “We believe in the person-centered care model pioneered by Planetree, which has enabled us to transform the way we deliver care within our organization.  We are pleased to have partnered with Planetree for this conference, which we hope will inspire many healthcare organizations around the world to adopt person-centered care,” said Mr. Al Naimi, who is also a member of Planetree International’s Global Person-Centered Care Certification Committee.

    The President of Planetree International, Dr. Susan Frampton, PhD, applauded HMC for partnering with Planetree International Conference. “HMC is deeply committed to a vision of healthcare quality that puts patients first. This vision is truly transforming how healthcare is experienced by its patients, staff and communities. As a conference partner, HMC expands this leadership role by helping to convene a global community of person-centered care champions who share this vision and are eager to expand adoption of person-centered care around the world,” said Dr. Frampton.

    Planetree International is a not-for-profit organization that partners with healthcare organizations around the world to transform how patient care is delivered. In a span of three years, from 2020 to present, five of the twelve HMC facilities have been certified by Planetree International for Excellence in Person-Centered Care, namely Enaya Specialized Care Center, Home Health Care Services, Private Nursing Services, Ambulatory Care Center, and Communicable Disease Center as the first infectious disease facility in the world to achieve this prestigious recognition.