Sharjah, April 17,2017: The healthcare division of Thumbay Group has opened a new multispecialty day care hospital, Thumbay Hospital Day Care, as the latest addition to its network of teaching hospitals. Located at University City Road, Sharjah, the new hospital will offer treatments and procedures as day-cases, meaning no overnight stay in the hospital is required, and patients can rest and recuperate in their own homes. The Group had opened its first day care hospital in Rolla, Sharjah in January 2017.
The new hospital was inaugurated on Sunday, 16th April 2017 by H.E. Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri - Assistant Undersecretary for MOH Policy & Licenses, Ministry of Health, Dubai, in the presence of Mr. Thumbay Moideen - Founder President, Thumbay Group, Mr. Akbar MoideenThumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division, Mr. Akram MoideenThumbay - Director Operations of the Construction & Renovation Division and Director – Thumbay Technologies, as well as other members of Thumbay Group Board.
Thumbay Hospital Day Care is a state-of-the-art multispecialty facility envisioned as a center housing all major specialties under one roof. Fully-equipped laboratory, advanced radiology services with ultrasound and x-ray facility and trained personnel to ensure optimum patient safety and satisfaction are some of the highlights of the hospital.
The hospital uses the latest healthcare technology, which combined with excellent post-operative care and effective pain relief enable patients to recover in just a few hours. This also ensures minimal risk of hospital infections. The hospital has a dedicated Anesthesia team as well as operation theatre, and private patient beds for pre-op and post-op care. Specialties available at the hospital include Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Gastroenterology, Chest Medicine, Urology, Dental services and Dermatology, complete with ambulance services and dedicated insurance and administrative back-up.
Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, vice president of the healthcare division of Thumbay Group said that the concept of day care hospitals was catching up fast, in the country. Multiple factors have contributed to this transition including improved anesthetic and surgical techniques, and enhanced pain management system. The chance of faster recovery from the disease, shorter hospital stay, affordable costs of medical care, quick recovery with zero risk of infection and the possibility of going home the same day are some attractions.
“Thumbay Hospital Day Care offers the conveniences of minimal waiting times and faster admissions and discharges, in addition to delivering high quality, patient-focused and affordable care. Accessibility, convenience and efficiency of processes are the key factors that make patient care delivery system unique at Thumbay Hospital Day Care. The hospital has experienced doctors, and the focus is on the quality of clinical outcomes,” said Mr. Akbar.
Speaking about the expanding network of Thumbay academic hospitals worldwide, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, founder president of Thumbay Group said that the new hospital was the latest addition to the Thumbay Hospital network. “The Thumbay academic hospital network aims to have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022. The group will have 15 academic hospitals worldwide, by then,” he said.
About Thumbay Group
Founded by Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate with operations across 20 different verticals including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution. Headquartered in Dubai, the group presently employs around 4000 people, which will increase to 6000 by 2017-end. Presently, Thumbay Group is focusing on its strategic long-term plans which will see the group scale its businesses almost ten times and expand its operations globally, besides employing 20,000 people by the year 2022.