King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center is one of the premier healthcare institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. At the heart of the multi-facility is an 894-bed tertiary care hospital that, together with remote sites, provides medical services of a highly specialized nature. The hospital also promotes medical research and education programs, including postgraduate education training, and contributes to the prevention of disease.

Challenges

  • Improve information management for better decision-making
  • Lower costs through improved operational efficiency
  • Establish a robust framework for healthcare regulatory compliance
Informatica is our main data integration solution for improving patient services and reducing costs. Data extraction and manipulation that used to take us weeks to produce are now available online instantly.
— Hamad Al-Daig
CIO
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center

Results

  • Reduced medical errors and increased patient safety
  • Cut decision-making from as much as one month to seconds
  • Increased return on data and reduced costs by automating workflow processes while ensuring data is consistent, accurate, and synchronized
  • Improved information management for better decision making by integrating and delivering data to critical applications at the right time and in the right format
  • Improved risk by simplifying compliance with requirements and HL7 standards
  • Inspired faster decision-making in support of improved patient care
  • Led to more efficient and cost-effective inventory utilization

Technologies Used