Mediclinic rebrands UAE hospitals
Dubai, December 4, 2012
Mediclinic International, an international private hospital group with operations in South Africa, Namibia, Switzerland and the UAE, has announced name change for all the hospital units under Emirates Healthcare Group in Dubai.
The Mediclinic move comes following its recent acquisition of the entire stake in EHL Management Services.
The company's new brand was unveiled yesterday by Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, and Dr Edwin Hertzog, the chairman of Mediclinic International, at a ceremony held in Mediclinic City Hospital.
Now known as Mediclinic Middle East, all hospital and clinics which are part of the group will come together under a single Mediclinic name. The key changes made include:
*Welcare Hospital becomes Mediclinic Welcare Hospital
*The City Hospital becomes Mediclinic City Hospital
*EHL Dubai Mall Medical Centre becomes Mediclinic Dubai Mall
*EHL Arabian Ranches Clinic becomes Mediclinic Arabian Ranches
*EHL Meadows Clinic becomes Mediclinic Meadows
*Welcare Clinic Ibn Battuta becomes Mediclinic Ibn Battuta
*Welcare Ambulatory Care Centre becomes Mediclinic Al Sufouh
*Welcare Clinic Qusais becomes Mediclinic Qusais
*Welcare Clinic Mirdif becomes Mediclinic Mirdif
*Emirates Diagnostic Clinic (closed) becomes Mediclinic Beach Road (opening)
Mediclinic is one of the 10 largest listed private hospital groups in the world with 52 healthcare facilities in Southern Africa, 14 in Switzerland and 10 in the UAE. Currently employing around 1,900 staff, Mediclinic sees more than 600,000 patients visit its facilities every year.-TradeArabia News Service