KAEC inks hospital management contract
Dubai, March 12, 2013
Saudi-based Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital Company has won the contract to manage and operate the first medical center for primary care and emergency services in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).
The contract was signed at KAEC medical center in the presence of Fahd Al-Rasheed, the managing director and CEO of KAEC, and Dr Mazin Fakeeh, the chairman of the board and president of Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital Company.
The medical center is located at the World Academy building in KAEC where Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital Company will provide all the medical services to residents, students and workers round-the-clock with the help of an integrated medical and nursing team.
Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital said in addition to providing primary health care services, family medicine, first aid and emergency services, arrangements have been made to transfer specific cases by ambulance to their own hospital or the nearest one to the city depending on the patient's condition and desire.
As part of the contract, the company will also provide KAEC residents with education and health awareness programs including the importance of prevention and early intervention in detecting and treating diseases.
On the contract win, Dr Mazin Fakeeh said: “This is an important strategic partnership in which we are committed to providing KAEC residents with world-class medical services delivered by fully qualified nursing and medical staff selected according to highest international standards.”
In response, Fahd Al-Rasheed said, “Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital has more than three decades of experience and accomplishments in bringing to Saudi the highest global standards in the provision of healthcare and medical services and it is this record of outstanding achievement that led us to choose the company to manage and operate the first medical center in our city.”-TradeArabia News Service