The International Medical Centre has held the first ever excellence awards that are aimed at recognising staff that have excelled in providing quality health services to the customers.
This was at a function held at Kingdom Kampala where staff were treated to great African fashion and amazing entertainment.
IMC General Manager, Joel Oroni said that the IMC Excellence Awards is aimed at motivating and inspiring staff to come-up with innovative ideas that bring together quality services to the customers as well as rewarding individuals and teams for their extra-ordinary work throughout the organization.
“As the main highlight for 2019, the IMC Excellence Awards is a platform for us to provide an opportunity for each of our staff to create, innovate and compete with one another to be part of the team that is making the decisions and strategizing to make IMC a better place to access quality primary healthcare that meets international standards,” Oroni said.
He added that these awards were categorized based on IMC Corporate governance that calls for the need to uphold the highest level of integrity while delivering healthcare, have standardized medical practices across all the clinics.
The awards will help ensure customers receive the best healthcare service that meets international standards and are able to appreciate.
IMC Marketing Executive and member of the organizing committee of the IMC Excellence Awards, Sheila Aboth commended the staff for showing up.
“We had fun, ate a lot of food, drank lots of beer, wine, and whisky. We also enjoyed the green carpet moment and photo opps with friends and colleagues,” Aboth said.
Different IMC Clinics won various awards categories such as: – Gulu won the Operational Excellence Award, Park Royal, the People’s Choice Award, Wandegeya clinic took the Service Excellence Award while Entebbe Road was awarded the best facility, with Mukono taking Our Owner Award and Kololo achieving the Team of the Year Award.
The overall award which is the CIEL was given to the best IMC of the year and the innovation award to IHK in recognition of their ability to use advanced technology, new equipment and specialized skills.
IHK was also appreciated for investing heavily in the group to further their mission of being Uganda’s leading healthcare provider as well as meeting the International Standards.