The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has won the 2016 Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI) Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality by Press Ganey Associates Incorporation.

Among the winners are HMC’s Mental Health Service and Rumailah Hospital.

HMC was the only award recipient located outside of the United States among other 1,900 hospitals affiliated with the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators and is among an elite group of six hospitals that received the national award for 2016 during a ceremony held in Orlando, Florida, as reported by the Qatar Tribune.


It may be mentioned that the NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality is given annually to the best performing hospital on the basis of six categories, which are – academic medicalcentre, teaching hospital, community hospital, paediatric hospital, rehabilitation hospital and psychiatric hospital.


Ghaya al Tamimi, director of Nursing at Rumailah Hospital, expressed her delight on receiving the prestigious award and feels honoured to be part of such an outstanding group of nurses.