RMI conducts course on healthcare quality, Hospital Management

PESHAWAR:Rehman Medical Institute (RMI) Tuesday conducted another course on Healthcare Quality and Hospital Management to improve monitoring and evaluation of healthcare quality in line with international best practices.

For the purpose Quality and Patients’ Safety Department of the hospital organized a ceremony wherein health sector experts from both public and private sector institutes including Health Care Commission, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital, Lady Reading Hospital, and other prestigious hospitals participated and shared their views, said a press release issued.

Muhammad Umar, who is leading the course, said that the role of standardizing quality in Healthcare & Hospital Management is the motto of RMI for which it has taken progressive initiatives.

He said that RMI will provide full support to all stakeholders of healthcare in KP region.

RMI has already signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) for provision of training in healthcare quality, patient safety, clinical risk management, on-going professional practice evaluation of consultants, credentialing and privileging of medical staff and clinical audits.

RMI and PGMI intend to support and uplift healthcare quality and patient safety in the region through similar collaborations.

Later, a detail panel discussion was held on quality management wherein Riaz Tanoli from Sehat Sahulat Progam, Dr Maqsood from Healthcare commission, Dr. Javed from Faculty of Paramedical Sciences and Dr. Muhammad Tahir COO Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital Peshawar were the panelists.

The panelist mutually identified the gap in healthcare quality and hospital management capacity building in the region, they focused on collaboration in the area of healthcare quality and patient safety training and agreed to put forward their efforts in involving public private partnership.