The Specialty Hospital in Amman, Jordan is the pioneering private teaching hospital, delivering a full range of high quality diagnostic and therapeutic services using state of the art technology. The Specialty Hospital’s official inauguration was in 1993, and originally started with a capacity of 88 beds.
As a result of the continuous development, superior reputation, and distinguished medical achievements, the hospital received a huge numbers of patients, necessitating the growth of the bed capacity to 250 beds.
In this expansion of the hospital, we combined the best medical services and the best hospitality services with a chic decor that provides our patients with the feel of a luxury resort during their hospital stay.
The hospital took into consideration its mission: highest quality comprehensive healthcare services in safe well managed facility for patients from all over the globe while providing a true value in cost. This vision has been the driving force behind the continual improvement of the hospital’s services.
The Specialty Hospital is equipped with high satellite transmission that is designed to meet the needs of the patients who come from any country, offering wireless internet connection in all rooms and throughout the facility to make the stay of the patient as convenient as possible.
We have over 850 staff members, a number that was increased due to the high demand from patients. Our personnel who work with patients are bilingual as a minimum requirement.
The Specialty Hospital staff is committed to implementing infection prevention and control standards according to the latest updates of the CDC and World Health Organization guidelines. Our hospital strives to disband any risk of hospital acquired infections and increase patient safety, which increases our overall patients’ satisfaction.
Through the years, the hospital has diversified its services in order to serve the patients coming to the hospital from different countries in the world. In the last few years, the Specialty Hospital has received patients from 48 different countries, seeking different types of services.
These patients are attracted to Specialty Hospital for many reasons, amongst which are the great reputation of medical services provided, high technology and the strong staff qualifications. The Specialty Hospital attracts patients from countries like Canada and the UK which can face very long waiting periods for a procedure.
One of the attractive points that encourage patients to come to the Specialty Hospital is the reasonable length of stay in the hospital. Additionally, Jordan has a reputation for its safety, stability, easy accessibility, and fantastic tourism which makes it the top medical tourism destination in the region.
Through its journey, Specialty Hospital has focused on improving its quality of services and the safety of its patients by receiving recognition from prestigious bodies on national, regional, and international levels. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) and the Health Care Accreditation Council (HCAC), which is the national accreditation council.
The Specialty Hospital was also awarded by the most prestigious award in the country: “The King Abdullah II Award for Excellence” twice in a row for excellence and distinguished work processes.
The hospital also sought to be certified in ISO 9001:2000. It was the first hospital in the country to achieve the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Certificate (HACCP), which is mainly related to ensure that the provided catering services for patients is up to the highest quality standards in the world.
The Specialty Hospital is also the first hospital in Jordan to be certified as operating in an environmentally sustainable manner through the ISO 14001. Another important achievement was (Occupational Health and Safety Zone) OHSAS 18001, the standards of this certificate helped the hospital increase its safety to the maximum.
The Specialty Hospital is considered to be the first hospital in the region to obtain the Muslims Excellence and Competitiveness Corporations Award (MECCA Award) for excellence.
As a leading international hospital the Specialty Hospital is a member of the Medical Tourism Association, ISQua, and a member of the American Hospitals Association. After every goal is achieved, the Specialty Hospital continues to strive for distinction by using the triumph to continue improving.
Our philosophy is based on respecting the patients and their families. Our core values include being culturally sensitive, excellence, compassion, teamwork and innovation.
The Specialty Hospital provides a full range of services which include:
- Nutrition and Slim Clinic & Obesity Treatment
- Cosmo Skin Care Center
- Plastic Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- I.V.F – Genetics Lab
- Nuclear Medicine Center
- Bone Mineral Densitometry Unit
- Heart Center
- Hyperbaric O2 Therapy
- Corneal Transplantation
- Maxillofacial Surgery
- Sleep Lab
- Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Center
- Vision Correction Center
As a teaching hospital, The Specialty Hospital was able to select and train physicians from nearly all specialties including general surgery, pediatrics, orthopedics, anesthesia, radiology and gynecology. Our physicians are specially trained to serve patients from any country, and are also able to communicate with them in many different languages.
The Specialty Hospital has participated in many initiatives that enhance the safety of our staff visitors and patients including: Safe Surgery Saves Lives (WHO), Hand Washing Campaign (WHO), Elderly Friendly Hospital, Environment Friendly Hospital, Children Friendly Hospital, and Internet Friendly Hospitals.
In addition, we have started a Venous Thromboembolism Safety Zone Campaign in order to be a hospital free from Venous Thromboembolism. The Specialty Hospital has a strong commitment to its community, dedicating a great amount of time and effort through the creation of awareness campaigns about diseases such as breast cancer, helping the impoverished, and participating in welfare campaigns.
After the financial crisis hit worldwide, patients started to look for better value in healthcare, which has become a great determinant in patients’ medical destination choices. The Specialty Hospital offers high quality services all in at an affordable cost for both national and international patients.
Mr. Abu Sneineh is the International Marketing Coordinator in the Specialty Hospital. He has been a part of The Specialty Hospital since 2003 and has experience in different positions including Human Resources Management, Patients’ Affairs Management and is currently International Marketing Coordinator. In addition to his work in The Specialty Hospital, Mr. Abu Sneineh is a member of the Volunteer Team of the Private Hospitals Association, where he generates strategies to internationally market the Jordanian hospitals and the country of Jordan as a viable destination for medical tourism. Through his career, Mr. Abu Sneineh has gained vast experience in the Quality Field and in implementing quality standards from several accreditation bodies such as the Joint Commission International and the Health Care Accreditation Council, in addition to excellence awards like the King Abdullah Award for Excellence.