Nov 04, 2017: Thumbay Hospital – Fujairah, one of the leading academic hospitals under Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division, conducted the inaugural meeting of its ‘Well-wishers Forum’, a body of stakeholders’ from various industries and business segments supporting the hospital’s constant pursuit of excellence in high standards of healthcare delivery and patient satisfaction. Held on 3rd November 2017 at Concorde Hotel – Fujairah, the Well-wishers Meet was a grand get-together of leaders from the business sector, academic institutions, religious and cultural organizations, local and regional bodies, etc.
The Well-wishers Meet is a unique initiative by Thumbay Hospital Fujairah, which brings together friends of the hospital from different sectors and backgrounds, providing the hospital management with valuable feedback on the ways to continuously improve the standards of service delivery and patient convenience. The recommendations made by the forum are evaluated and will be implemented by the hospital management.
The Well-wishers Meet was followed by a ‘Doctors Meet 2017’ attended by around 400 doctors& delegates from various hospitals, insurance companies and corporates , presided by Mr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group, in the presence of Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group. Dr. Mohammad Faisal Parvez - Chief Operating Officer of Thumbay Hospital Fujairah delivered the welcome address and Dr. Osama Mahmoud Rizk - Medical Director of the hospital proposed the vote of thanks. The Doctors Meet also felicitated some senior doctors from various hospitals & Insurance company representatives,noted for their remarkable contributions to the healthcare industry.
Addressing the gathering, Mr. Thumbay Moideen elaborated on Thumbay Group’s strategic plans for the healthcare sector, according to which the Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1000beds in the UAE, 1500beds in India and 750beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022, taking the total number of hospitals to 15worldwide.
Commenting on the ‘Well-wishers Forum’ initiative, Mr. Akbar Moideen said that it was important for Thumbay Hospital to hear from various stakeholders. “This is part of our comprehensive and holistic approach to ensuring that we not only provide more and improved access to our healthcare services, but also maintain the highest standards of quality, patient safety and integrity. The feedbacks and recommendations from various stakeholder groups also help us to identify the trends in healthcare delivery,” he said.
Emphasizing the importance of constantly engaging with external stakeholders and healthcare professionals, Dr. Mohammad Faisal Parvez said that Thumbay Hospital Fujairah planned to organize more such events in the future.
Thumbay Hospital – Fujairah is a 60 bedded full-fledged multi-specialty hospital which believes in promoting quality healthcare with compassion, at affordable costs. A JCI-accredited hospital, it is equipped with latest advancement in medical technologies providing specialized care through clinical acumen of highly qualified and experienced doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals. The Hospital is accredited to the Ministry of Health, UAE, and has the credentials of being a member of other equally eminent organizations like the prestigious QHA-Trent Accreditation, UK. The hospital offers 24X7 Services like Accident & Emergency, Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy, and Ambulance.
Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division
The Thumbay network of academic hospitals is now the largest network of private academic hospitals in the Middle East, treating patients from around 175 nationalities. It is also one of the biggest JCI-accredited private academic hospital networks in the region. Thumbay Group’s healthcare division also operates a chain of family clinics (Thumbay Clinic) and multispecialty day care hospitals (Thumbay Hospital Day Care) in the UAE as well as diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and pharmacies (Thumbay Pharmacy) in the UAE and India. The hospitals and clinics are presently located at Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain in the U.A.E. and in Hyderabad—India. Thumbay Medical Tourism, which promotes Thumbay Group’s ultra-modern healthcare services to international patients, is tied-up with 87 countries through representative offices.
Established by the Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, today Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate with presence across 20 sectors of business 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. Thumbay Group follows a strategic plan, according to which the Group aims to expand its businesses over ten times, with global presence. The strategic vision plan aims to increase the employee strength to 25,000 by the year 2022.