Director of Monitoring and Accreditation at Office of Vice President for Treatment at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Mohammad Esmaeil Khayami announced that some surgical centers would receive health tourism license, WEBDA reported.
On the sidelines of his meeting with technical experts at specialized clinics and some surgical centers, he said, “we have received a letter from Health and Medical Education Ministry so that the license could be given to surgical centers.”
“Our administrative program will arrange some meetings to inform technical staff, to raise their awareness, as well as to create a better relationship with them,” Khayami added.
Accordingly, some direct meetings and communication with technical experts are under due, he noted, maintaining that at one meeting, the technical staff at skin clinics were present and another meeting was attended by technical personnel at the entire specialized clinics including Pediatrics, Cardiology, Genetics, Diabetes, and pain ones as well as by technical staff at surgical centers, according to him.
Director of Monitoring and Accreditation at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences stated that technical staff’s responsibility, their duties, and legal issues were negotiated at the meetings.
“Furthermore, the necessity of creating a relationship between technical experts with the Directorship of Monitoring and Accreditation, and, also, the necessity of understanding license issuing system (renewal of the license and issuing of other licenses) were discussed,” Khayami stressed.
He noted that such meetings’ goals are to inform technical experts on their duties, to provide the necessary information on the instructions, and to know each other’s views.
“Based on the letter of Health and Medical Education Ministry, some surgical centers will receive health tourism license so that they could admit health tourism patients,” Khayami said, adding, “following the surgical centers, clinics will be supported by health tourism license and they could acquire the license’s reception mechanism.”