ISLAMABAD, (Parliament Times) : Dr. Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital (ANTH) awarded with ISO 9001:2005 Certificate by The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) from the United Kingdom. ANTH is the first state-of-the-art 500-bed multi-specialty hospital of its kind to have received ISO certification.
This prestigious certificate is awarded based on a quality paradigm that centers around excellence in services delivery, patient & staff safety measures, effective leadership and standardization in organizational processes, as well as continuous and steady improvements in terms of quality, safety and overall management.
Yasir Khan Niazi, Managing Director of the Hospital, expressed that this splendid achievement is another proof that indeed ANTH is the leading hospital in the area and the certification shows our commitment to, and relentless pursuit of, quality patient care at affordable rates – the traits that make us unique and the first hospital in our category to achieve ISO certification.
He told that ANTH has served over 1 million patient interactions at very affordable charges and further said that the hospital’s decision to obtain ISO certification is yet another manifestation of the hospital and Islamabad Medical & Dental College’s commitment to offer full transparency and provide superior quality services to the patients, partners, students, employees and their families.
Hospital Executive Director Col (R) Dr. Ghullam Mujtaba Abbasi told that ISO has brought about a significant reduction in medical errors, patient waiting times, test results and infection rates. This international certification is a testament to the hospital’s high quality of medical data, and lab, radiology and clinical results.
Dr. Areej Nyazi, Director ANTH, expressed that ANTH’s decision will help the hospital in delivering more value and innovation, creating ideal partnerships with each stakeholder and enabling its staff to anticipate, understand and fulfil each patient’s needs.
Prof. Dr. Sadaf Khalid, Head of Quality Assurance at ANTH, said that ISO 9001:2015 Certification is central for enabling the hospital to ensure quality systems and improvement of our service delivery along with better patient satisfaction.