Celebrating the 10th Anniversary - 2013

The Healthcare Interest Group (HIG) is one of the Saudi Quality Council- Western Region interest established in 2013 by group of health care community's pioneers who devoted their efforts to seed quality culture in health care services.

HIG Mission is to continuously spread the quality culture among the health care providers through professional and educational networking, and to exchange knowledge and expertise of quality applications, implementation and certification within the health care community.

HIG Vision is to be among the pioneers in advancing quality culture in health care services derived from our ethical and professional values and social responsibility and have fingerprint in the quality journey of the health care facilities deploying it in the Western region.

HIG Goals are:

  1. Raise awareness about the necessity of quality implementation in health care services and facilities.
  2. Networking with the health care leaderships, professionals and advocates to advance quality excellence in health care industry and community.
  3. Prominent and active presence or participation in professional events to promote quality culture and its applications in health care services.
  4. Organize and/or co-sponsor health care quality events with interested parties.
  5. Bridging with the public to raise awareness about the quality culture, applications, certifications, rights, and benefits in the health care services offered to them through participation in the social and community activities.

HIG Values Are:

  • Professional volunteering devotion.
  • Considering all health care providers.
  • Team spirit is the drive.
  • Respect diversified cultures & background.
  • Results oriented.


Founded in 1976, Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA) is an international association of nearly 3,000 clinical laboratory professionals.  CLMA empowers laboratory professionals to achieve excellence in leadership through forward-thinking educational, networking, and advocacy opportunities. For more information visit


The Program Office of Laboratory Quality Management (POLQM) is a unique Certificate Course offered by the University of British Columbia Since 2002.

POLQM is a 21-week course Laboratory Quality Management and offered once a year. It is accredited for Continuing Education Credits for Canada and International. The course combines the convenience of on-line at-home study with the learning advantages of active faculty and peer interaction. It has provided an intensive on-line virtual classroom Certificate Course in Laboratory Quality Management for laboratory professionals interested in developing the knowledge and skills to be a medical laboratory Quality Manager.

This course is limited to individuals with established work experience in laboratories to ensure that the level of discussion is maintained at a high and relevant level. Participants regularly include Pathologists, Residents, Graduate Students, Quality Team Members and Managers, Technologists, Administrators and Quality Partner Organizations.

The course utilizes Blackboard Vista Learning System® software for a virtual class-room experience with group and subgroup discussions, discussion threading, document sharing, notifications, assignments, and examinations. It gives the opportunities for both synchronous and asynchronous chatting.

For further information and participant reviews, and to register on-line: or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 70,000 people.

The Abbott Diagnostic Division (ADD) is a leading science-based diagnostic business which delivers science leadership, innovative novel markers and superior service solutions to the Health community and laboratories to improve patient lives. Abbott offers modern, reliable instruments for small laboratories up to large, complex laboratories. The broad test menu encompasses assays for immunochemistry, blood screening and hematology. With the addition of a dedicated Diagnostic IT business, Abbott also supports the latest fully-automated lab solutions. All efforts leaded to trusted partnerships with our customers all over the world.

Abbott's Diagnostics Division has an impressive record of innovation. Abbott products have helped in transforming the practice of medical diagnosis from art to science, virtually creating the modern diagnostics industry through the company's commitment to improving patient care and lowering overall costs.

Abbott's history rich of examples of first-of-a-kind products and significant technological advancements.This tradition of innovation has been sustained through a consistent commitment to diagnostic research and development.

The scientific excellence and customer focus are the cornerstones of Abbott’s believe. Our mission is to complement Abbott Diagnostic Division’s science and systems with support solutions that allow the laboratory to extract the full value from Abbott instrument.

The performance portfolio contains a comprehensive service and support solutions that wecan offer to our customers as we continue to care. The procurement of Abbott device is the beginning of quality journey.

We partner with our customers to offer them what they need throughout the whole lifecycle of their instruments, and we provide solutions that help in maximizing the efficiency oftheir lab and optimize their total cost of ownership.

Being a physicians’ office lab, a hospital, or a reference lab, our goal remains solid ensuring that every Abbott Diagnostic instrument delivers intended performance, reliable and of a value during every stage of its life.

Our creed is the continuity of customer care.

Quality Logic:

Found in 2007, Quality Logic (QL) is a unique services office which serves a niche market with proven track records of accomplishments. Quality Logic structure provides a dynamic and versatile environment, which makes our client more comfortable from the one-on-one dialogue. QL event services focus on client's needs by supporting their initiatives and programs in quality, safety and environment with the right calibers "Train-the-Trainer" to ensure smooth implementation of their events. Quality logic as secretary services office is delighted to support "Seeding the Knowledge" series and the Laboratory Excellence Award. For more information visit