(MENAFN- Muscat Daily) Muscat- Abeer Medical Group, the renowned healthcare provider in Saudi Arabia and other Middle East countries announced the formal launch of its first hospital in the Sultanate of Oman. The launching ceremony held at Hotel Sheraton in Muscat was attended by dignitaries from Oman and other GCC countries.
The inauguration of Abeer Hospital located at Ruwi, Muscat was formally announced by HE Sheikh Dr Alkhattab Bin Ghalib Al Hinai, Deputy Chairman of Oman State Council in the presence of Dr Mazen Bin Jawad Al Khabouri, Directorate General of Private Healthcare Establishments, Alungal Mohammad, President of Abeer Medical Group, and other distinguished invitees.
Established in Saudi Arabia in the year 1999, Abeer has come a long way in the later years by expanding its operations to other countries like Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, India, and now in Oman. Over the years, the Group has embraced technological advancements, optimized healthcare delivery and harnessed clinical expertise with a vision to provide affordable and quality medical care to everyone. Its commitment to ensure the continuum of care and wellness has triggered new practices, developed innovative reach out programs and forged new relationships in the private healthcare sector.
Abeer has large expansion plans in the Sultanate and would soon be establishing an array of referral centers in the country's capital region. 'We are thankful to the ruler of the Sultanate of Oman and all the authorities for their unwavering support and continuous guidance which have been instrumental in our success journey', commented Alungal Mohammed at the event.
Abeer Hospital in Muscat is a multispecialty hospital offering services in almost all specialties. The hospital has a team of handpicked medical professionals in all departments. It offers 24-hour emergency care and advanced diagnostic and surgical services which are well incorporated to deliver total care to the public.
The inpatient rooms are specifically designed to address the healing needs of the patient and thus improving the patient, family and clinician experience. 'The specific elements of healing, patient safety and wellness have been carefully considered to design our service delivery model. It is the professionalism andclinical skills of our staff that enhance patient experience", remarked Dr Jemshith Ahmed, Vice President - Strategic Planning.
Superior Inpatient Rooms, state-of-the-art Diagnostic facilities including CT Scan, fully fledged Laboratory and Blood Bank ensure comprehensive care to the patients at Abeer Hospital. The round-the-clock operation of the Pharmacy attached to the hospital would be much beneficial to the residents of the locality. The second phase of the hospital will feature Gastroenterology and Urology departments apart from the addition of more super specialties.
Located on the busy Ruwi High Street, the hospital offers dedicated parking and valet parking facilities for the patients. Abeer Hospital, Oman has carefully recruited excellent clinicians, nurses, paramedics and other support staff to offer premium care. A multiethnic team of more than a dozen nationalities ensure cultural synchronization and reach to the different expatriate communities as well as nationals.
Abeer Group has established proficient patient safety protocols to improve clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. Abeer is already in the process of upgrading all its facilities in the Middle East to JCI standards. The In-House Quality Department continuously evaluates the performance of the hospital in all relevant areas including clinical practices, documentation, building maintenance, safety and fire drills.
'The GCC countries and Oman in particular are witnessing a demand for specialized healthcare. We look forward to establishing public-private partnerships for the benefit of the society and the country at large, remarked Jayan K, Vice President – Projects and Business Development'
Jabir Valiyakath, Vice President - Finance and International Business stated that according to healthcare forecast, hospital bed requirements in Oman would be reaching a demand of close to 8000 by 2020. 'We are keenly looking forward to our humble, yet significant participation in instituting quality and affordable facilities by this time to cater to the healthcare needs of the nation', he said.
Dr Mahira Alungal, Group Executive Director presented the corporate profile of Abeer Group with specific references to the growth history spanning over nearly two decades.
'We are committed to preserve the trust and acceptance for Abeer by the people in Oman. We promise them healthcare of the finest quality standards', said Jamsheer Hamza, Director of Operations.
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