Thumbay University Hospital launches center for imaging
It will benefit people of the UAE as well as medical tourists from the region and beyond.
Thumbay University Hospital, the largest private academic hospital in the region, located at Thumbay Medicity, Al Jurf, Ajman, officially launched its center for imaging at a special function in the hospital on January 25, 2020.
"Being an integral part of Thumbay Medicity, the Center for Imaging's innovative technologies will benefit people of the UAE as well as medical tourists from the region and beyond, adding to Thumbay University Hospital's importance as a leading regional healthcare hub. This also reiterates the hospital's commitment to provide the latest medical technology to improve the overall quality of care and ensure patient safety," said Mr Akbar Moideen Thumbay.
The Center for Imaging has cutting-edge technology and advanced equipment and is manned by a highly skilled team of professionals. Radiology services include 3 Tesla MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), 256 slice CT (Computed Tomography), Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD), Ultrasonography and Color Doppler studies, Conventional and Portable X-ray and Contrast studies, etc., in addition to the upcoming Digital Mammography, Fluoroscopy and PET-CT services. PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication System) used by the center provides better storage and retrieval of images, also in line with the hospital's paperless initiatives. Special attention is given to the quality and accuracy of tests, at the same time ensuring minimal wait/turnaround time.
"Thumbay University Hospital's medical imaging services focuses on detecting diseases in their earliest stages, leading to faster diagnosis and treatment. The Center for Imaging would also contribute to the comprehensive preventive health check-up programs including full-body checkups, as well as breast cancer screenings etc. held as part of the hospital's CSR initiatives," said Dr. Mohammad Faisal. "To celebrate the launch, the Center for Imaging has announced a month-long, heavily discounted offer for all imaging services," he added. All major insurance cards are accepted at Thumbay University Hospital.
The Center for Imaging will also contribute to the hospital's overall clinical excellence delivered in collaboration with its global partners Villa Beretta, Facility of the Valduce Hospital in Como - Italy; Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics - Kansas City, US; IMO - Spain; Gruppo Ospedaliero - San Donato, Italy; Hopitaux Universitaries - Paris Sud, France; Hopital Universitaire Mere Enfant - France; Hopital Paul Brousse - France; Institut Cochin - France and BK Plastic Surgery - Korea.
Thumbay University Hospital is a state-of-the-art family healthcare destination with 350-beds, over a hundred consultation clinics, a dedicated 100-beds long term care and rehabilitation unit, upcoming Centre for Oncology equipped with PET-CT scan, 10 modern surgical suites for all major specialties, 10-bed dialysis unit, Cath Lab, ICU/CCU/NICU/PICU etc. The Hospital has a dedicated floor for the Mother and Child program including 10 Labor & Delivery Rooms, NICU, SCBU, Well Baby Unit, etc.
The Thumbay Pharmacy located within Thumbay University Hospital is the biggest robotic pharmacy in the country. The hospital's diagnostic lab is connected to the central reference lab of Thumbay Labs through a pneumatic tube system; the largest of its kind in the country. The hospital has a 'Therapeutic Garden' for better relaxation and holistic recovery of in-patients. Marhaba Services - personalized fast track services for patients - are available in addition to Presidential Suite Rooms, VIP Rooms, Private Rooms etc. The hospital has a dedicated medical tourism department for serving medical tourists. In addition, Thumbay University Hospital offers a wide range of amenities for patients and visitors, such as a multi-restaurant food court, movie theatre, coffee shops, health club, 1000+ free parking spaces etc. The hospital is part of the academic hospital network of Thumbay Group, which boasts a professional workforce of 25 different nationalities serving patients in 50 different languages and serving patients from over 175 nationalities.
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