The International Hospital Federation has designated the 15th of December as a global day of awareness for hospital and health service providers that have delivered exceptional service amid the coronavirus pandemic.
After a call for entries in July, the IHF is honored to announce that 103 hospitals and health service providers across 28 countries will be receiving the special recognition for demonstrating initiative, agility, and an incredible capacity to innovate under extraordinary circumstances. They have instituted changes in the provision of healthcare, from technological innovations in diagnosis and treatment, to restructuring workflow systems and doctor-patient interactions.
The International Hospital Federation Beyond the Call of Duty for COVID-19 Program is sponsored by the Japanese Red Cross Ashikaga Hospital – Nikken Group and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA).
Read the IHF Press Release HERE.
The IHF is committed to supporting hospitals and health service providers to overcome the pandemic and prepare for a post-COVID-19 environment. The coronavirus crisis has sparked many inspirational examples of hospitals implementing new practices and innovations ‘beyond the call of duty’, which will have lasting benefits for patients, healthcare professionals and their local communities. View the full IHF Statement HERE.