A Consultant in Medical Education and Healthcare Quality Performance with more than 20 plus years of strong experience in data management, statistical analyses, quality and accreditation in health care and patient safety. I have also provided advice on healthcare quality and systems design, implementation, assessment and improvement in different regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. I have assisted different health organizations, coordinate projects and plan for quality initiatives and designs performance improvement projects. During these past years, I had served as a consultant in health sector reform projects, system assessments, surveyor for hospital accreditation and quality in health care, accreditation, gap analyses and performance measurements.
My expertise also includes helping many healthcare facilities for certification by ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 and establishment of Integrated Quality Management Systems (IQMS) that serve national and international licensing, certification and Accreditation standards. I served as a Consultant for JCI Accreditation and Re-Accreditation projects for many hospitals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and GCC according to JCI 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th editions standards; leading more than ten Actual accreditation & re-accreditation survey and 15 Gap analysis and JCI mock surveys.
I am a certified CBAHI (Central Board of Accreditation for Healthcare Institutions) and NCAAA (National Commission for Academic Accreditation & Assessment) Surveyor. I had served as a consultant in health sector reform projects, system assessments, and quality in healthcare, accreditation, gap analyzes and performance measurements. I am also a certified Hospital Organization and Higher Education surveyor and trainer on different topics of performance improvement models and techniques, accreditation by JCI Accreditation standards, and NCAAA for Higher Education, as well as leadership and professional development. As a certified surveyor of NCAAA, I provide assistance and recommend continuous development and maintenance of accreditation methodologies processes and tools. I also contribute to the development and maintenance of educational programs at the University of Dammam.
I am presently working as an Academician, Researcher, Assistant Professor, Supervisor General for the Deanship of Quality and Academic Accreditation at University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia and the Directorate of Quality and Safety at King Fahd Hospital of the University (KFHU). The Directorate of Quality & Safety is composed of seven (7) units namely: Accreditation Unit, Performance Improvement Unit, Education & Training Unit, Environmental & Safety Unit, Patient Safety Unit, Decision Support Unit and last but, not the least Documents Control Unit. In my capacity as Director of the Directorate of Quality and Safety (KFHU), I provide guidance and education to healthcare professionals and administrators of KFHU on different aspects of healthcare quality management, systems international accreditation, quality improvement, data management and health information systems. Also I am an active and valuable member of the JCIA Steering Committee of King Fahd Hospital of the University (KFHU) that is responsible for monitoring the progress of accreditation process and insure compliance with JCIA standards and requirements.
Being a founder of the Directorate of Academic Affairs and Training (formerly known as Directorate of Medical Education) at King Fahd Hospital of the University, it had contributed to my experience in organizing conferences and symposia in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. I also had developed various workshops and training programs in quality improvement & tools, academic and hospital accreditation and risk management. I also did several speaking engagement and was invited to be key note speaker on quality assurance, quality management, and risk management and accreditation process.
I am certified by the American Institute for Healthcare Quality (AIHQ) as a Hospital Surveyor and had completed mock surveys, and assisted in the administration of one final survey for the Joint Commission International.
I am an experienced leader in establishing many organizations and establishments of programs in various Healthcare organizations and Educational institutions.
Presently, I am the Middle East Regional President of the Association of Healthcare professionals and also I am a Board Member of three International Journals, namely: International Journals of Medicine, International Journal of Primary Healthcare and International London Journal of Primary Care.
As a researcher and public speaker, I had published three textbooks and over 20 scientific papers. I had also presented lectures, seminars and workshops on Quality, Accreditation systems, Risk Management and Patient Safety, Professional Development and Leadership.