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  • Bupa Opens New Health And Dental Clinic In Central London
    Bupa has opened its doors to a brand new health and dental clinic on Chancery Lane in Central London. Bupa has invested in a new centre to offer insurance and pay-as-you-go customers a range of services from everyday through to specialist care, all in one prestigious location. The centre is equipped with the latest clinical technology across ten consultation rooms and three dental surgeries, Bupa has also invested in a new panoramic dental x-ray facility. The clinic will provide customers with services and treatments including health assessments, physiotherapy, orthopaedic physician services, GP appointments and dental services including; general dentistry, emergency…
    Written on Wednesday, 12 July 2017 08:31 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • 12 New Private Hospitals To Open In Dubai By 2020
    International Hospital and Clinic Provider News: 12 new private hospitals will open in Dubai by the year 2020 totalling the number of private hospitals in Dubai to 38, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) revealed. The DHA’s Health Regulation Department revealed that the private medical field in Dubai is going to witness a growth in the next few years leading to 2020. Earlier this week, the authority revealed that the number of private medical health facilities in Dubai have witnessed a four per cent increase in the second quarter of this year compared to the first quarter, totalling the number of…
    Written on Thursday, 06 July 2017 08:29 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Iqarus Opens New Clinic At Hamid Karzai International Airport
    Iqarus has announced the opening of the American Medical Center (AMC) at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Afghanistan. Andrew Hames, Chief Commercial Development Officer, Iqarus, said, “We are delighted to be opening this new facility. The clinic will provide state-of-the-art services for a diverse group of people operating within the airport. Previously, companies would incur significant expense by sending staff overseas to receive certain types of medical treatment. Now, with the introduction of our new facility, we hope to help minimise cost as well as save time for both individuals and companies based in the area.” The clinic, the only non-military…
    Written on Friday, 30 June 2017 05:51 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Number Of Private Health Facilities In Dubai Increase By 4% Totaling 3018 Facilities
    The number of private medical health facilities in Dubai have witnessed a 4% increase in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the first quarter, making the total number of private health facilities 3018. This increase includes private hospitals, specialty health centres, pharmacies, diagnostic centres and dental centres. His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the DHA said the big capabilities, infrastructure, modern facilities and procedures of the city, make Dubai an attractive destination for the private sector to invest in, especially in the medical field, which has been witnessing an annual growth in…
    Written on Thursday, 29 June 2017 06:26 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • DHA Announces Eid Al Fitr 2017 Timings For DHA Hospitals And Medical Centers
    iPMI Magazine International Hospital and Clinic Provider News: The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced the working hours for all DHA hospitals, primary health centers, medical fitness centers and specialty centers during the Eid Al Fitr holidays on Wednesday. DHA Hospitals: The Accident & Emergency Section will function as usual, however all the outpatient clinics will remain closed during the Eid Holidays— except for Hatta hospital, as it’s family medicine clinic will be open from 7:30 am to 8:30 pm during the Eid Holiday. Hospitals and health centers, will work as per shift timings and medical practitioners will be on call…
    Written on Friday, 23 June 2017 05:35 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Dubai Medical Tourism Industry Generated More Than AED 1.4billion For The Emirate In 2016
    The Dubai Medical Tourism industry generated more than Dh1.4bil­lion for the emirate in 2016. The city received 326,649 medical tourists, representing an increase of 9.5% over the previous year. The most popular areas of treatment for medical tour­ists last year was orthopaedics, dermatology and ophthalmolo­gy. In 2016, the largest market for the emirate was Asian med­ical tourists, who accounted for 37 per cent of visitors. Arab and GCC countries were the second largest market, accounting for 31 per cent of tourists and vis­itors from Europe amounted to 15 per cent of the total. Director of the Dubai Med­ical Tourism Project,…
    Written on Wednesday, 14 June 2017 10:57 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Dubai Hospital To Undergo AED 290 Million-Expansion Plan
    His Highness Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority has approved a new AED 290 million expansion plan for Dubai Hospital. The first phase of the expansion that will cost around AED 100 million and will include a six-storey building for specialized outpatient clinics. The expansion will meet the growing demand for its medical services from within and outside the country. The six-storey building will be spread across 17,800 square meters and will include 142 specialty clinics—this is three times the current number of specialty clinics…
    Written on Friday, 26 May 2017 05:59 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • The Dubai Health Authority signs MoU with The Doris Duan Young Autism Center
    The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed an MoU with The Doris Duan Young Autism Center. As part of the MoU the DHA will transfer cases of autistic children aged two to six to the center to be treated. The MoU was signed by His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the DHA and by the center’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Hassine Ben Hadj. The objective of the MoU is to provide the best care for children who have Autism and to raise awareness about the importance of early detection and intervention of children…
    Written on Tuesday, 25 April 2017 06:00 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Sanitas Acquires The Five Valdeluz Group Care Homes In Madrid
    Sanitas Mayores, the division of Sanitas which specialises in elderly care, is expanding its care home network through the acquisition of Valdeluz, part of the Arpada Group, which manages five nursing homes in the autonomous region of Madrid. As a result Sanitas Mayores becomes the leading operator in the region in terms of number of beds, with over 2,400 units spread across 19 care homes. In addition, the company also runs two day-care centres in Madrid. The five care homes have a total of 840 beds and employ 450 people. Their employees will continue to care for the residents in…
    Written on Friday, 10 March 2017 05:28 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Woman Posing As Apollo Hospitals' Doctor And Spreading False Rumours About Former CM's Death, Arrested
    Apollo Hospitals has confirmed that on 24.02.2017, the Hospital filed a Criminal Complaint against the woman going by the name “Ramasita” who was posing as a doctor in the Hospital and making false and fabricated statements about the Former CM’s Death. “Ramasita” had alleged during a public meeting held recently in R.K. Nagar that she was on duty at the hospital when Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister was brought to the hospital, and that she was brought dead. A video recording of her speech was widely circulated on Social Media, TV channels and in News Print. This caused tremendous turmoil,…
    Written on Monday, 06 March 2017 07:42 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Exact Sciences And Mayo Clinic Study Shows Promise Of New Blood-Based Lung Cancer Test
    A study from Exact Sciences Corp. and Mayo Clinic released today by the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) shows promise for the development of a blood-based lung cancer test. Researchers conducted a multi-round study of nearly 400 patients, which demonstrated high accuracy for detecting lung cancer at all stages. "These results reveal an opportunity to detect lung cancer from a simple blood draw," said Kevin Conroy, chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences. "Our collaboration with Mayo Clinic is efficiently identifying biomarkers for additional cancer applications on the same technology platform as Cologuard." AACR released an abstract of the study…
    Written on Thursday, 02 March 2017 10:45 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Rashid Hospital Doctors Successfully Treat A Filipino Woman Who Slipped Into A Nine-Month Coma
    After waking up from a nine-month coma and undergoing treatment and physiotherapy at Rashid Hospital—Perlie Almonte who is on the path of recovery— cannot wait to go back to the Philippines to see her children. The 35-year-old was first admitted to the hospital in April 2015, after she was found unconscious in the bathroom of her house. Once examined by the doctors it was found that the young mother of two had slipped into coma. Dr Zeyad Al Rais, Head of Critical Care Department at Rashid Hospital said she slipped into a coma due to intracerebral hemorrhage, a life-threatening type…
    Written on Thursday, 16 February 2017 10:00 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Bupa Arabia Launches The FIRST Maternity Booth Through Tebtom Program
    Bupa Arabia launches for the first time its one-of-a-kind “maternity booth” in GNP Hospital in Jeddah, through its unique program Tebtom. The motive behind creating the booth was to provide breast feeding mothers with the privacy and comfort they need to breast feed their child naturally during hospital visits. Judy Jisri, Tebtom Program Manager at Bupa Arabia, stated: “We are extremely proud to launch the maternity booth; we aim to engage with mothers directly in order to educate them about the numerous benefits of breastfeeding vs. bottle feeding/formula. The booth is manned by a dedicated female Bupa Delegate that provides…
    Written on Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:54 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Hatta Hospital Receives International Accreditation From The Joint Commission International
    International Hospital, Clinic and Healthcare News: Dubai Health Authority has announced that Hatta Hospital received international accreditation from the Joint Commission International. Hatta Hospital now joins a list of DHA facilities that received the accreditation, which include 10 Primary Health Care Centers; Nad Al Hamar, Al Badaa, Al Barsha, Al Khawaneej, Al Safa, Al Twar, Al Mizhar, Al Mankhool, Al Mamzar and Al Lissaily. JCI is an organization which works to improve patient safety and quality of health care in the international community by offering education, publications, advisory services, and international accreditation and certification. Along with DHA Hospitals that include…
    Written on Monday, 30 January 2017 10:33 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • More Than 1 Million Patients Visit Dubai Health Authority Facilities In 2016
    More than 1.1 million patients visited the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Hospitals and medical centres in 2016, revealed Dr Ahmad Bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at DHA. Bin Kalban said that Dubai and Rashid hospitals had the highest number of visits in 2016 as Dubai Hospital received 382,106 patients while Rashid Hospital received 325,619. Meanwhile Latifa Hospital received 161,006 patients while Hatta Hospital received 124,074 patients in 2016. DHA’s specialized medical centre’s also received a notable number of patients seeking its specialized treatments. Bin Kalban said the Dubai Diabetes Centre received 44,074 patients, the Dubai Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation…
    Written on Monday, 23 January 2017 09:00 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Dubai Health Authority Signs Three MoUs With Private Hospitals
    The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Prime Hospital, ProVita International Medical Center and International Modern Hospital on Tuesday. The three MoU’s are part of the authority’s strategy to partner with the private sector to provide the public with the best medical services possible. His Excellency Humaid Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the DHA signed the MoU with Dr Kishan Pakkal, CEO of International Modern Hospital, Dr Jamil Ahmad Managing Director of Prime Healthcare Group and Micheal Davis, Chief Executive Officer ProVita International Medical Center. Al Qatami said that providing…
    Written on Monday, 23 January 2017 08:53 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Dubai Hospital Expands Nephrology Department
    The Dubai Hospital announced that it has completed its expansion of the nephrology department to increase its patient capacity from 106 to 240 patients per day. According to the hospital’s statistics, there has been a 10 to 15 per cent yearly rise in the number of patients seeking care at the nephrology department. In 2016, the nephrology department, which provides care for dialysis patients with acute and chronic kidney injuries, received 106 patients per day and 33,300 annually. This is a notable increase from 2007—when the department was first established— where the number of patients did not exceed 25,000 patients…
    Written on Monday, 23 January 2017 08:48 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, Successfully Performs Cochlear Implantation On A 5 Year Old, A First Of Its Kind For Eastern India
    Young Arian Debbarma, a resident of Tripura was suffering from the effects of prenatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. The five year old was unable to hear since birth, and as a result, could not speak. His parents had tried multiple options across the country, but to no avail. Finally, they turned up at Apollo Gleneagles , Kolkata, where a team of specialists carried out a series of rigorous investigations. Following the investigations, a team under the leadership of ENT and Head and Neck Surgeon Dr Abhik Ghoshundertook the implantation of a cochlear device in Arian’s brain to bestow him with the…
    Written on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 10:33 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • HCF Releases Highest Hospital Claims Data Of 2015
    Australia’s largest not-for-profit private health insurer, HCF, has released data detailing its highest hospital benefit payments made to members during 2015. According to the fund, most Australians would be unaware of the potential high costs associated with hospital admissions, noting there were 136 benefit payments made by HCF in the last year that exceeded $50,000 in value, and for which the member was only in hospital for one night or less. HCF Managing Director, Shaun Larkin, said, “Despite the common view that health insurance doesn’t deliver as much value when you’re younger, our data clearly shows the benefit of health…
    Written on Thursday, 03 March 2016 07:02 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Emergence Of ‘Super Specialty’ Clinics In Central London
    The Central London private hospital market is opening up to a new breed of small, highly specialised provider, according to the latest research from healthcare analyst LaingBuisson.Findings published in the updated Private Acute Medical Care in Central London show that theatre capacity in the capital’s private hospital sector is set to increase by around 10% this year as a number of small, ‘super-specialty’ clinics become operational. Although not a dramatic increase in terms of market-size, the new models of care being adopted by these operators could present a challenge to incumbent providers as they seek to build brand awareness and…
    Written on Wednesday, 10 February 2016 07:52 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Carter Review Says Hospitals Must Standardise Procedures
    Implementing the recommendations will help end variations in quality of care and finances that cost the NHS billions, Lord Carter has advised Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in his final report. The executive summary is available and the full report will be published shortly. His review found unwarranted variation in running costs, sickness absence, infection rates and prices paid for supplies and services. As part of the review, a ‘model hospital’ has been developed which will advise NHS trusts on the most efficient allocation of resources and allows hospitals to measure performance against other trusts. Following the model hospital examples could…
    Written on Friday, 05 February 2016 09:53 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Tenet And Aetna Sign Multi-Year National Agreement
    Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) and Aetna (NYSE:AET) signed a new, four-year agreement providing Aetna’s commercial, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and Coventry members with in-network access to Tenet’s 87 hospitals, more than 2,130 employed physicians and 218 of the company’s outpatient centers. “We are pleased to have extended and expanded our long-standing relationship with Aetna,” said Clint Hailey, Tenet’s chief managed care officer. “It is always our goal to work collaboratively with insurance companies to bring high-quality, convenient and affordable options to its members. Aetna, our largest health plan customer, recognizes the value in having Tenet’s hospitals and other care facilities in…
    Written on Sunday, 20 December 2015 10:52 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • Indonesian Private Hospital Group Rumah Sakit Pondok Indah Gains Measurable Benefits With InterSystems TrakCare
    Indonesian private hospital group Rumah Sakit Pondok Indah (RSPI) has deployed the InterSystems TrakCare® unified healthcare information system and achieved measurable improvements in key performance indicators (KPIs), including laboratory, radiology, pharmacy and health check-up turnaround times. Users report satisfaction with how TrakCare has streamlined hospital operations. Administrators have benefited from faster access to information and better communications. Text message appointment reminders integrated with TrakCare, for example, have significantly reduced the number of no-shows to appointments. Within one year of TrakCare’s implementation, RSPI - Pondok Indah, one of RSPI’s two hospitals in Jakarta, reported double-digit growth in revenue. RSPI operates two…
    Written on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 07:26 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • State-Of-The-Art Radiation Oncology Centre Opens In Manhattan
    NewYork-Presbyterian, with Weill Cornell Medicine, has officially opened the NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Cancer Center, a freestanding, state-of-the-art radiation oncology center located on 21 West Broadway in Manhattan. The NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Cancer Center is the newest site providing cancer care available at the Stich Radiation Oncology Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and at Weill Cornell Medicine, and is the only radiation oncology center in Lower Manhattan. “Patients in Lower Manhattan will now have access to the exact same quality of care available at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, without the need to miss work or skip other obligations…
    Written on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 07:19 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News
  • MSH CHINA Sign Partnership With 17 Hospitals In Southeast Asia
    MSH CHINA signed strategic cooperation agreements with 17 hospitals in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand to provide a cashless, convenient & claims-free experience to MSH members. Dr Lily Sun, Senior Operations Director of MSH CHINA say,s “MSH invested significant time and resources in carefully assessing the medical capabilities available in Asia. We are very happy to sign an agreement with world class hospitals to accept our MSH member cards for direct billing access to their facility. The last thing we want our members to be worried about is whether they have enough cash for the medical treatment. Our partnership today effectively resolves…
    Written on Monday, 24 August 2015 07:41 in iPMI Magazine Hospital Clinic Provider News