Mideast hospital awards unveil 2 new categories
Dubai, April 7, 2014
The Hospital Build and Infrastructure Awards 2014 has launched two new categories, said the organisers Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions.
It includes the ‘Best Laboratory Design Award’ and the ‘Best Facilities Management Service Strategy Award.’
The annual awards recognise leaders in the healthcare industry who have devoted their efforts to building hospitals that help improve healthcare services in the Middle East and raise the bar in providing patient care.
It will also act as a platform to promote the professionals who have worked hard to achieve a hospital environment that enables and promotes a healthy life.
The winner will be announced on the first day of the sixth Hospital Build and Infrastructure Middle East Exhibition and Congress, which will run from June 2 to 4, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Simon Page, managing director, Informa, said: “We are pleased to introduce two new awards categories at the 2014 Middle East Hospital Build & Infrastructure Awards.”
“The Best Laboratory Design Award will recognise an outstanding laboratory design that provides a superior innovative facility for testing and research that supports positive human factor and ergonomics principles, as well as incorporates state of the art safety features,” he said.
“The Best Facilities Management Service Strategy Award will honour an outstanding healthcare service provider that has demonstrated excellence in the provision of a facilities management strategy that embraces the widest possible scope of services, meets the needs of the clinical teams and improves patient safety,” Page added.
The other award categories for 2014 include ‘Best Hospital Design (Built or Future)’, ‘Best Hospital of the Future Award’, ‘Best Physical Environment (Built)’, ‘Best Sustainable Hospital Project’, ‘Best Healing Environment’ and ‘Best Technology Initiative Award.’
The professionals involved in developing healthcare facilities in the Middle East should nominate projects or organisations that deserve recognition in line with these categories by April 21, said the statement.
The conference will bring together investors, commissioners, backers and managers of major healthcare building projects together with planning, design, building, operations, management and refurbishment suppliers.
It will consist of eight leading conference that will focus on delivering up-to-date information which will address all the disciplines involved with the hospital build process. - TradeArabia News Service