AI Corniche Hospital
United Medical’s Management contract for this hospital in Abu Dhabi in the UAE, commenced 32 years ago, the longest public sector contract in the Middle East. The unit has 225 beds over six wards, 3 Theatres, a 14 room delivery suite, and a 32 cot neo-natal intensive care Unit. The hospital is at the forefront of providing maternity and women’s services in the United Arab Emirates.
Infertility Clinic An infertility Clinic was established in 1998.
United Medical sought and subsequently achieved recognition by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist London for postgraduate medical training in a number of positions in both Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Quality Al Corniche Hospital successfully achieved ISO 9001 accreditation in November 1995. The Hospital was monitored on a 6 monthly basis where representatives from the British Standards institute formally assess the quality system. All policies and procedures were fully computerized and are available for staff to view through the hospital’s E-Mail facility.
IS & T United Medical successfully introduced into Al Corniche Hospital the Cerner Patient Management System, an American Software System designed to correspond to the single discipline hospital.
Equipment Purchase and Maintenance United Medical undertook the procurement and commissioning of all new equipment purchased on an annual basis via the capital equipment program. Calibration and safety testing of all equipment was carried out in accordance with planned preventative maintenance programmes. Procurement of supplies was undertaken on an international basis using maximum purchasing power. This was enhanced with the introduction of Oracle based purchasing and stock control systems.
Human Resources United Medical undertakes recruitment of all grades of staff ensuring that expatriates from all countries settle in quickly to their jobs. Specific training on professional and cultural issues is provided. United Medical introduced an integrated personnel and payroll computerised system development using Oracle Developer 2000 tool. The hospital's Human Resource strategy was developed to ensure good staff are attracted to the hospital and retained while providing them with the opportunities for professional and personal development.