The diamond framework of an ibadah-friendly hospital: A revisit

Mohd Ariff, Sharifudin and Salman, Amiruddin and Siti Hawa, Nordin and Harmy, Mohamed Yusoff and Mai Nurul Ashikin, Taib and Mohd Sayuti, Razali and Mohd Salami, Ibrahim and Ariff, Osman (2021) The diamond framework of an ibadah-friendly hospital: A revisit. In: 4th National Conference on Shariah Compliant Hospital 2021, 06-07 Sep 2021, Kuantan.

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The Diamond Framework of an Ibadah-Friendly Hospital is a model illustrating the important aspects and facets of an ideal hospital with a holistic approach (uslub *iamb) in patient care. The framework was designed back in 2004 but it was only in the year 2015 that it first attracted international interest. It summarizes the four elements that contributes to the approach, grounded by the Tentindic paradigm. and guided by the purposes of the syari'ah (maqasid al-syari 'alt) and the Islamic legal maxims (qawalel al-Mb:nab). A brief appraisal of studies was performed to explore available publications related to the elements of the concept. Revisiting the diamond framework, four aspects form the center of the diamond model ( I) patients or clients. (2) medical/ non-medical healthcare providers, (3) facilities/ infrastructures, and (4) hospital policies. Balance of the four facets, ( I) education, (2) training, (3) research, and (4) standards, is important in providing services, and avenue in promoting spiritual, physical, and mental health for all who are involved. Based on these elements, a literature review on related papers and studies were obtained from electronic and manual searches. Keywords used included: qbadah-friendly' (or mesra-ibadah). 'Muslim-friendly'. along with 'hospital' or 'health services'. These included publications in English or Malay/ Indonesian languages since the year 2005. Publications from Malaysia mostly focused on the concept of ibadah-friendly hospital or health services. Recent papers highlighted the need of concept in relation to medical tourism. Others included surveys on the effectiveness of personnel empowerment, spiritual support, and disability assessment. The term 'Muslim-friendly' are more widely used in international papers. The trend was more on Muslim chaplaincy, gender preferences, religious and cultural diversity, Muslim-friendly services/ facilities, and end-of-life services. Efforts in research play an integral role in providing evidence-based solutions related to all aspects of the framework including needs assessment and module development.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2022 01:20
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2022 01:32

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