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NGHA Al Hasa Verification of Performance

NGHA Al Hasa becomes the third public laboratory in Saudi Arabia to achieve verification.

National Guard Hospital Administration King Abdulazziz Medical Center Al Hasa - Sigma Verification of Performance

Verification: August 23rd, 2016
Duration of Verification: August 23rd, 2016 through September 1, 2017

In August, Westgard QC was pleased to verify the third NGHA hospital in Saudi Arabia.

King Abdulaziz Hospital in Al Ahsa was founded in 2002.  It provides National Guard personnel and their eligible dependents with the highest quality of primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare services. In addition, medical services may be provided to eligible Saudi citizens suffering from diseases requiring tertiary care.

The hospital consists of 3 levels of a total area of 35,000 square/meter which has a 281 bed-capacity and can accommodate up to 400 beds.  There are four Operating Rooms and two Day Surgery Operation Rooms, Main Pharmacy, Laboratory and the VIP ward. 

In addition to that, the hospital consists of Housing buildings for its employees which cover a 24,000 square/meter area that has a lot of main and basic facilities such sports and recreation centers.

The verification was completed on two of their ARCHITECT instruments. The analytes verified include

  • Albumin (ARCHITECT 1)
  • Alk Phos (ARCHITECT 2)
  • ALT (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Amylase (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • AST (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Bilirubin,Direct (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Bilirubin,Total (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Calcium (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Chloride (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Cholesterol (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Creatinine Kinase(CK) (ARCHITECT 2)
  • Creatinine (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • GGT (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Glucose (ARCHITECT 1)
  • HDL (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Iron (ARCHITECT 1)
  • LDH (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • LDL (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Magnesium (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Phosphorus (ARCHITECT 1)
  • Potassium (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Total Protein (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Triglycerides (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Urea (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)
  • Uric Acid (ARCHITECT 1 & 2)

Performance of NGHA Al Hasa

 2016 NGHA AlHasa ARCHITECT1 NMEDX

2016 NGHA AlHasa Arch2 NMEDX

Congratulations to NGHA Al Hasa Laboratory on their accomplishment.