• 1/24/2024

    Doha - January 24, 2024 - Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Acute Care Surgery section held its annual report meeting on 17 January 2024 to discuss acute care surgical activities across different facilities affiliated with the Surgery Department, represented by Dr. Mohamed Abu Nada, Acting Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services and Chairman of Surgery Department at HMC. The meeting was inaugurated with the presence of Dr. Abdullah Al Ansari, Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mohammad Al Akkad, Vice chair of Surgery Department and Dr. Ahmad Zarour, Head of Corporate Acute Care Surgery

    The meeting was attended by over 50 hospital directors and heads of surgery across various medical specialties within HMC and is a yearly event that highlights the achievements and challenges of the Acute Care Surgery Program at during the past year. The meeting included a presentation of the program's vision, diverse tasks and an overview of accomplishments and operations conducted by Acute Care Surgery at HMC.

    Dr. Ahmad Zarour, the Head of Acute Care Surgery (ACS) presented achievements and successful operations alongside Hamad General Hospital, Al Khor Hospital, Hazm Mebaireek Hospital, The Cuban Hospital and Aisha Bint Hamad Al-Attiyah Hospital. The successful experience in dynamic operations for organizing patient flow in the Acute Care Surgery section was presented, along with a full medical coverage for inpatients throughout their stay in the hospital.

    Additionally, the meeting included a brief presentation of clinical and non-clinical quality domains in Acute Care Surgery at HMC. The presentations focused on patient experiences, education and fellowship programs, quality and performance, surgical quality improvement program certificates, data input and registration systems, academic affairs, outpatient clinics and care services, scientific research, patient flow, clinical practice guidelines and auditing protocols.

    ACS was launched in 2015 to offer specialized non-trauma emergency general surgery services. The ACS team provide advanced surgical services 24/7 to ensure the best and most effective patient care at HMC facilities.

    Acute Care Surgery services are of key importance in any healthcare system to reduce the patient risk of death or disability. ACS services improves the timely assessment of a patient, diagnosis and treatment for incidents or potential emergency situations. ACS provide its services through a specialized, highly-trained and multidisciplinary team.