Business News Update: For its 2018 Annual Report, Lanka Hospitals recently won a series of local and international accolades. Lanka Hospitals has received several prestigious awards, including the Gold Award in the Healthcare Sector category, which was first awarded to the hospital at the 55th Annual Report Awards 2019 organized by the Sri Lankan Institute of Chartered Accountants.
The hospital also won the Best Integrated Report in the Healthcare Sector category at the CMA Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards competition 2019, organized by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA).
Lanka Hospitals received the prestigious award from CMA for the third consecutive year having previously won the ten best-integrated report award in the year 2018 and year 2017 as well.
Lanka Hospitals’ Annual Report 2018 was also ranked among some of the world’s best annual reports at the 33rd ARC Awards Global Competition in South Korea where the hospital received a Silver Award for the first time.
The ARC Awards International competition is the world’s largest, globally recognized competition that honours excellence in annual reports worldwide.
“We are proud to receive accolades for the Lanka Hospitals Annual Report 2018. The recognition that we have received thus far is a testament to the hard work and commitment of our team and in particular, the Lanka Hospitals’ Finance Department which has dedicated itself to ensuring streamlined processes in financial management, accounting and assessing. We are grateful to all those who contributed to winning these accolades,” Lanka Hospitals Group Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Prasad Medawatte stated.
Lanka Hospitals is the first hospital in Sri Lanka to be awarded some of the most prestigious accreditations in the world for its healthcare service standards including the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation since 2014, and the world respected Medical Tourism Certification from the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA).
Furthermore, Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD) is the only Sri Lankan laboratory to be accredited by the prestigious laboratory accreditation body, The College of American Pathologists (CAP).