Diagnostic Radiology

The Radiology department at Amman hospital offers patient with 24hrs coverage seven days a week with the following services:

  • Computed Tomography Scanning.
  • Ultrasound Imaging
  • General X-ray with computed Radiography capability.
  • General Fluoroscopy.
  • Mammography.


The Laboratory department at Amman hospital provides patient with 24hrs coverage seven days a week with comprehensive clinical testing, to meet all routine and special requests for laboratory procedures in accordance with international standards of excellence, as well as local applicable laws and regulations, to ensure the highest level of quality of provided patient laboratory services as following:

  • Routine Chemistry.
  • Automated Hematology.
  • Hematomorphology. (Blood film, malaria smear)
  • Routine Coagulation (PT, PTT, FIB, D-D, FDP).
  • Special Coagulation (factors, protein C&S, lupus, anti thrombin III).
  • Bleeding time.
  • ESR.
  • Cell count and differential for body fluid & CSF.
  • Reticulocyte.
  • Blood group
  • Coomb’s (Direct, Indirect).
  • Parasitology
  • Routine urinalysis
  • Measure Cancer marker (AFP, CA 125, CA 15.3, CA 19-9, CEA, Free PSA, Total PSA
  • Cardiac markers (Troponin-I, B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP)
  • Fertility/Pregnancy hormones such as (Estradiol, FSH, LH, Prolactin, Total B-hCG)
  • Metabolic (Cortisol, B12, Ferritin).
  • Thyroid (TSH, , Free T3, Free T4 ,TPO)
  • Other tests: (ASOT (Anti- Streptolysin O-Titer), Brucella Titer, CRP, Rheumatoid Factor, Widal Test.
  • Manual ELISA tests: Vit D
  • Phlebotomy
  • Laboratory quality related issues that cover the preanalytical, Analytical, and post analytical.


The pharmacy department at Amman Hospital overseas all aspect of the medication use system at the hospital which include the selection, procurement, and dispensing of all medicinal product to patients .the department integrate the financial variables related to drug costs and availability, with clinical practice and evidence based medicine to produce a highly cost effective and profitable operation for Amman hospital. High quality service ensured by:

  • Closed formulary –Amman hospital drug formulary Drug formulary allows for uniform processes for selection, usage and monitoring of drugs used at the hospital thereby adding to efficiency and patient safety. As new drug become available, the selection of drugs on the formulary change in an ongoing effort to supply doctors with the drugs they require to meet the therapeutic needs of patients. The formulary has a major impact on safety and cost reduction.
  • Clinical pharmacists Improve patient care outcomes by providing education for patients and staff, reducing medication errors.
  • Active pharmacy and therapeutics committee.
  • Expanded inpatient and outpatient services.

Drug shortages addressed:Amman hospital has built a system to ensure a constant supply of drugs for its patients. It has done so through better purchasing, storage and inventory controls. Some steps taken include:

  • Implementation of effective controls over drug storage, distribution and tracking within the hospital.
  • Negotiation of contracts and partnerships with pharmaceutical companies.
  • Maintenance of perpetual inventory with periodic/random stock counts.
  • Implementation of the Unit dose system as a cost effective mode of distribution for inpatient medication.

Patient and staff safety addressed:

  • Occupational exposure to cytotoxic drugs reduced through use of proper equipment and techniques.
  • Chemotherapy agents prepared under aseptic conditions.
  • Safe and accurate packaging and labeling of chemotherapy drugs.
  • All outpatient prescriptions screened and verified by a pharmacist to limit harmful drug interactions.
  • Medication profiles for inpatients and outpatients maintained.

The newly established pharmacy and therapeutics committee sets all pharmacy policies and procedures for the hospital.


Amman Hospital created a fully equipped Endoscopy Unit, run by a team of specialized doctors and nurses in this field. Upper and lower gastro-intestinal tract problems can be accurately diagnosed with very high tech Endoscopes connected to monitors and videos. In addition, E.R.C.P and Bronchoscopy are also available at our unit.

Dialysis Unit

The kidney unit at KMC houses 12 dialysis machines for acute dialysis done at ICU and chronic dialysis done at our unit. The unit is staffed with full-time dialysis staff nurses and medical supervision, and conducts over 600 sessions a month. Kidney transplants are performed, as well, regularly at KMC.  The staffs in medical – surgical are trained to all required competencies for their units, which include:

  • Administration of intensive chemotherapy
  • Chemo certified.
  • Venous access device (Certified).
  • Pain management techniques
  • Physical Assessment
  • Unit-base procedural competency