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UAE's largest private academic hospital opens in Ajman

AJMAN, 6 days ago

UAE-based Thumbay Group has opened its latest academic hospital at Thumbay Medicity, Ajman.

The new Thumbay University Hospital is the largest private academic hospital in the region, with a capacity of 350 beds in the first phase. With over 100 consultation clinics and 100 beds dedicated for long term care and rehabilitation, the campus is a one-stop family healthcare destination comprising Thumbay University Hospital, Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital and Thumbay Dental Hospital. Moreover, there are 40 beds for intensive care including ICU, CCU, NICU, PICU, etc along with a dedicated 10-bed dialysis unit for Nephrology with extended facility for transplant surgery (Renal and Liver) serving the GCC region and Africa.
 
Additionally, the hospital will be offering free consultations across all OPD specialties for the first 15 days of operations.

Speaking about the new hospital, Dr Thumbay Moideen, the founder president of Thumbay Group, said: “With the opening of the region’s largest private academic hospital, Ajman has now become a landmark. Located at Thumbay Medicity – the futuristic hub of medical education, healthcare and research, the hospital is perfectly positioned to serve a large population, at the same time further advancing our efforts to transform the country and the region into a global medical tourism destination. The main pillars of our business are Education, Healthcare and Research. In line with Thumbay Group’s vision to expand our global strategic network, the new hospital has established international collaborations with leading international centres of excellence in the USA, France, Spain, Italy and Korea.”

Providing a wide range of amenities for patients and visitors, such as a multi-restaurant food court, movie theatre, coffee shops, health club, 1000+ free parking spaces amongst many others, the hospital also features a ‘Therapeutic Garden’ for better relaxation and holistic recovery for in-patients.

Commenting on the hospital’s state-of-the-art facilities, Akbar Moideen Thumbay - vice president of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, said: “Thumbay University Hospital is the first and only hospital of its kind in the region, equipped with the latest technology and expert healthcare professionals. As a quaternary care facility, it is a referral hospital to which primary and secondary care hospitals and clinics refer their complex cases. We are confident that the hospital would complement the world-class amenities at Thumbay Medicity and set new standards of quality and innovation in healthcare.”

“We are very glad and proud on the opening of Thumbay University Hospital under the Gulf Medical University Academic Health System, the first private academic health system in the region, and will be a centre for clinical training for the students of Gulf Medical University. In addition to the state-of-the-art medical technology, it has been designed as a university hospital, in such a way as to accommodate academic activities, with lecture halls, academic departments, special physical facilities etc., creating a learning environment. Even the hospital’s food court has been designed as a ‘Live & Learn’ environment, facilitating the exchange of knowledge and information and promoting seamless learning,” said Prof. Hossam Hamdy, chancellor of Gulf Medical University.

The event also included the opening of the first robotics pharmacy under the Thumbay Pharmacy network, which will also be the biggest robotic pharmacy in the country with automated robotic technology to prepare and dispense medicines.

The smart pharmacy ensures zero dispensing errors and achieves considerable reduction in waiting times. Spread across 4,700-sq-ft area, it is equipped with robotic and pneumatic tube system, and has been designed for high density storage up to 42,000 units and hassle-free retrieval of medications. It is equipped with medication safety bar-code scanning, ensuring that the medications and strengths are correct during both the carousel stocking and dispensing process. It will also serve as a training site for the students of the ACPE-recognized PharmD program offered by the College of Pharmacy, Gulf Medical University. - TradeArabia News Service




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