Seha hospital wins ISO quality certification
Abu Dhabi, April 3, 2013
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha), has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management in its purchasing department.
ISO 9001:2008 certification is based on eight quality management principles that help improve organisational performance: customer focus, leadership, involvement of people, process approach, systems approach to management, continual improvement, fact based decision-making and mutually beneficial supplier relationships.
“We at SKMC understand the importance of establishing and maintaining longstanding relationships with key suppliers and contractors. The purchasing department is committed to ensuring that products and services are of the highest quality and delivered on time at the optimal price,” said Zayed Al Dahema, director of Supply Chain Management at SKMC, which is managed by Cleveland Clinic.
“The ISO 9001:2008 certification will help shape activities around fulfilment of the hospital’s needs, and will assist in achieving organisational objectives now and in the future,” Al Dahema added.
This is the second time that SKMC has received the ISO 9001:2008 certification, previously awarded to the stores and warehouses department in 2012. – TradeArabia News Service