Quality Management Agenda

17 October 2021


Opening remarks by the conference chair

Dr Khalid Kheder Khalid, Supervisor of Business Development Department – Vice Minister for Planning and Development Office, Ministry of Health – KSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Challenges & Opportunities following COVID-19

Dr Muhammad-Al Abdel Ali, Spokesman, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Assessing and Reassessing hospital accreditation during COVID-19

Dr Arif Alhasan, Family Physician, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Post Graduate Health Professional Education during Covid-19: A training quality challenge

Dr Wesam Talal Abuznadah, Chief Academic Officer, Saudi Commission for Health Specialities, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

Session: Digital Transformation in Healthcare


Panel: Digital Adoption & Transformation in Healthcare

  • Using applications/software to improve the quality of healthcare
  • Impact of COVID-19 on healthcare systems and maintaining healthcare quality
  • Reassessing QI practices and how technology can assist in delivering excellent quality services & sustaining them
  • Virtual care – The story of Digital Health Transformation in Saudi Arabia

Hamish Clark, Partner – Health Industries, Middle East, PwC, Dubai, UAE


  • Dr Nawfal Aljerian, CEO, Medical Referrals Center, Ministry of Health and President of the Professional Council of Physicians, Saudi Commission for Health Specialities (SCFHS), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Faisal Alsaif, Vice President, Health Holding Company, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Eng. Mona Sahman Alsubaie, Digital Health Advisor to Assistant Minister & CEO of Digital Health’s Center of Excellence, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Majed Eshaq, Senior Consulting Manager and Director of Digital Health, Ascend Healthcare Solutions, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia