Emaar celebrates Methodist Hospital partnership
Dubai, November 18, 2009
The Methodist Hospital System and Methodist International recently held a VIP event in Dubai in collaboration with Emaar Healthcare Group to celebrate their strategic partnership.
The Dubai Mall Medical Centre is the first and flagship facility to have opened under this partnership.
The event, supported by the American Business Council of Dubai and the Northern Emirates, was attended by senior executives from The Methodist Hospital and Emaar Properties.
These include Ahmad Al Matrooshi, managing director – UAE, Emaar Properties; Ronald G. Girotto, president and CEO of The Methodist Hospital System; Dr. Lynn Schroth, CEO, Methodist International; and Omar Al Shunnar, CEO, Emaar Healthcare Group.
The Methodist Hospital is regarded as one of America’s leading academic medical centres.
Working closely with Methodist in their forthcoming projects in the UAE and throughout the Mena region, Emaar Healthcare Group’s partnership with Methodist International is aimed at leveraging the expertise of the premier healthcare provider to deliver advanced healthcare services in the Middle East and beyond, said Al Shunnar.
The Dubai Mall Medical Centre has set the platform for developing world-class healthcare facilities.
In addition to its emphasis on evidence-based medicine and commitment to international best practices, The Dubai Mall Medical Centre offers superior hospitality standards with exceptional customer service and a patient oriented experience, raising the bar for healthcare delivery in the region, he noted.
“Through our partnership with Methodist International our patients will have access to new standards in healthcare. Emaar Healthcare is leveraging Methodist’s legacy of nearly 100 years of proven expertise to offer world-class healthcare, global best practices and the highest standards of care at our medical facilities.'
'The partnership establishes a strong benchmark for advanced, need-based and path-breaking healthcare practices in the region,' he added.
Dr Schroth said: “Our partnership with Emaar Healthcare brings together two leading organizations with a shared vision for innovation, quality and performance, and aims to deliver a differentiated standard of clinical quality.'
The Methodist team also visited two further healthcare facilities in The Meadows and Arabian Ranches communities that are due to open soon, continuing the partnership between Methodist International and Emaar Healthcare.-TradeArabia News Service