Benefits of Hakeem program

For the patient

  • Hakeem program concentrates on preventive healthcare for the patient through many features such as clinical reminders for better management of chronic diseases as well as early detection of illnesses which on the other hand decreases death rates.
  • Create and sustain a patient centric health record which can be accessed from any automated institute in the public sector across the Kingdom at any time.
  • Patient safety is a priority to Hakeem program where it provides information that allows healthcare providers to examine their patients' electronic health records using their national identification number, these records include: 
    • Current medications, possible allergies, and drug-drug interaction alerts to avoid giving the wrong medications.
    • Medical and surgical history including comprehensive procedural and surgical reports.
    • Progress notes taken during patient visit.
    • Electronic access to the patient’s lab results and x-rays.
  • Improving the patient's experience during receiving healthcare services through: 
    • Optimizing workflows, enhancing process mapping and enabling a platform for continuous process improvement in healthcare.
    • Reduce the need to visit specialty centers through a patient health information exchange platform that allows doctors to access the patient's electronic health record remotely thus evaluate and diagnose cases with ease.
    • Enhance quality of healthcare and ensure patient safety and privacy.

For the healthcare facility

  • Elevate healthcare facilities standards to meet international standards. 
  • Reduction of operational costs in health institutes which will reduce the overall healthcare cost as well as enhance the level of service provided through: 
    • Reduction of waste of medications distributed in the country and lower duplication in ordering medications.
    • Elimination of x-ray prints and x-ray waste and lower patient/doctor exposure to x-rays as well as improve resolution of x-ray images and ability in zooming in and out, thus easing the life of patients and doctors alike.
    • Lowering of costs of laboratory tests and lower duplication in lab tests orders. 
    • Through provision of preventive healthcare patients are treated more in out-patient clinics than being admitted to hospitals therefore reducing the overall cost of patient care. 
    • Patient workflow optimization through automating different procedures such as appointments, Pharmacy, Radiology and Lab.
  • Creation of a comprehensive database of patients that will be made available to authorized researchers for use in scientific studies in addition to support decision makers in setting health strategies and policies aiming solely at improving healthcare delivery in Jordan.
  • Hakeem program builds and provides instant and periodic reports that support better decision-making.
  • Develop and install hardware and network infrastructure in healthcare facilities implementing Hakeem program.
  • Healthcare facilities will thus become more efficient and provide better patient experience, which will also enhance Jordan’s position as a destination for medical tourism.
  • Limiting mistakes among health and administration professionals.
  • Creation of hundreds of job opportunities nationwide for qualified Jordanians with expertise in the fields of health informatics and information technology.