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Awards & Accreditations

Surgical Review Corporation (SRC)

Danat Al Emarat Hospital has achieved dual accreditation in 2019 as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG), as well as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), a USA based internationally recognized patient safety organization dedicated to recognizing and refining surgical care. These Center of Excellence accreditations distinguish Danat Al Emarat Hospital from many other hospitals by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. This comes in line with the Department of Health Abu Dhabi strategies, uplifting the standards of care delivered to our patients from UAE and the region. Danat Al Emarat Hospital is considered the first in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to receive SRC accreditation in two surgical areas, Bariatric and Minimal Invasive Gynecological Surgeries. Furthermore, the hospital has achieved a third center of excellence accreditation by SRC in 2020 for its Anesthesiology – Obesity specialty.

For more about SRC, visit https://www.surgicalreview.org/

Joint Commission International (JCI)

Danat Al Emarat Hospital, HealthPlus Network Specialty Centers and Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi have all recently received their Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation in 2018. JCI is recognized to be a worldwide leader for the improvement of quality in healthcare. Their high standards for patient care and safety are designed to be adaptable to local needs. Standards focus on the areas that most directly impact patient care. These include access to care, assessment of patients, infection control, patient and family rights, and education. The standards also address facility management and safety, staff qualifications, quality improvement, organizational leadership, and management of information.

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

Danat Al Emarat laboratory is internationally accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), assuring the high quality of the laboratory and its compliance with internationally recognized standards and procedures. Achieving and maintaining laboratory accreditation is vital to providing high-quality patient care. The CAP’s Accreditation Program is universally regarded as the most rigorous choice to achieve and maintain accreditation. Participation in the CAP’s accreditation program demonstrates the laboratory’s and biorepository’s commitment to the highest quality and patient care.

ISO 15189

Danat Al Emarat laboratory is ISO 15189 accredited. ISO 15189 is a global initiative that aims at creating a standard measure of quality in medical laboratories. The standard has developed initiatives to promote competence and responsibility in medical laboratory processes, equipment and outcomes. ISO 15189 accreditation involves an independent assessment of the medical laboratory that includes an examination of personnel qualifications and competence, equipment, reagents and supplies, quality assurance, and analytical, pre-analytical, and post-analytical factors. Qualified assessors conduct a thorough evaluation of all factors affecting the production of test result.


Danat Al Emarat has become an official member of the EFQM Excellence Model in April 2019. The EFQM Excellence Model is based on a set of European values, first expressed in the European Convention on Human Rights (1953) and the European Social Charter (revised in 1996). The EFQM Foundation was formed to recognize and promote sustainable success and to provide guidance to those seeking to achieve it.


Danat Al Emarat Hospital is honored to have achieved Pathway to Excellence Program™ Designation – a nursing excellence award presented by the American Nurses Credentialing Centre (ANCC). The ANCC Pathway to Excellence Framework depicts six standards which have been an integral part of our nursing department including: Shared Decision Making, Leadership, Safety, Quality, Well-being and Professional Development, each of these is an essential element in developing a positive practice environment for nursing across healthcare settings including acute care and long-term care.

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