Hemas Hospitals celebrated the reception of 18 prestigious national and international ac-colades by the healthcare provider at ‘Sethkaraya.’
Sethkaraya was patronized by distinguished guests including Dr Amal Harsha De Silva, Deputy Director of Health, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine; Dr Wasantha Dissanayaka, Director – Private Health Sector Devel-opment, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine and Director of Apeksha Hospital, Maharagama; Prof Athula Perera, Chairman, Sri Lanka Accreditation Board; Chandrika Thilakarathna, Director-General, Sri Lanka Ac-creditation Board Sri Lanka; Dr Siddhika Senaratne, Director-General and CEO, Standards Institution; Bannet Gamalath, President, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity; Dr Nirmalie Champika Amarasinghe, Direc-tor-General, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Dheeraj Rathi, Director Consultant, ECOVIS RKCA; Dr Chinthana Galahitiyawa, Nephorologist; Steven Enderby, Group CEO, Hemas Holdings; Murtaza Esufally, Chairman, Hemas Hospitals; and Dr Lakith Peiris, Managing Director, Hemas Hospitals.
“Hemas Hospitals has always been at the forefront of quality, patient safety and innovation. We have always raised the bar of healthcare provision in this country, and set benchmarks for other healthcare providers to follow for the benefit of the precious people of Sri Lanka. We have been the change agent and will continue to change the healthcare landscape in this country,” said Dr Lakith Peiris, Managing Director, Hemas Hospitals and President, As-sociation of Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes.
During the past six months, Hemas Hospitals was awarded a series of top awards, earning the title of the most feted hos-pital in Sri Lanka. The trophies include three Healthcare Asia Awards as well as a Hospital Management Asia Award in the international arena. The health-care provider brought interna-tional recognition to the island’s healthcare industry by receiving a prestigious international award in 2019.
In Sri Lanka, the hospital group received three awards from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and nine gold awards, one silver award and one bronze award from the National Con-vention for Quality and Produc-tivity (NCQP).