KKESH and the Saudi Central Board for the Accreditation of Health Institutions (CBAHI) signed a joint cooperation agreement on Tuesday morning. The agreement aimed at activating joint work and continuous cooperation in all fields related to the development of quality health services and patient safety and raising the level of healthcare services in the field of ophthalmology in Saudi Arabia.
The agreement includes benefiting from the experience of the King Khalid Eye Specialist Hospital in implementing the quality standards of health and patient safety specified by the CBAHI in ophthalmic programs in addition to the joint cooperation in researches about the quality of healthcare and patient safety. KKESH has a distinguished research center and it is the first in the region in the number of researches. It has published 1794 medical researches and 1754 scientific papers until 2017.
The agreement is about cooperation in the field of education and training that contribute to the development of quality and patient safety skills to help improve the level of medical services in the field of ophthalmology. KKESH is the leading medical facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which provides training to meet the healthcare needs in all regions of the Kingdom and the Gulf countries. KKESH has trained more than 322 ophthalmologists through the fellowship and residency programs and provided support programs in technology and ophthalmic nursing