New hospital with “advanced digital technology” opens in Dubai

The Medcare Royal Speciality Hospital, a new hospital located in in Al Qusais, Dubai, has been officially opened, reportedly bringing together 83 doctors with international experience and “enhancing healthcare provision at the new hospital through extensive digitalisation”.

This digitalisation is hoped to support “seamless, accessible, and flexible care and patient management” with features such as instant appointment booking through a number of digital channels, remote consultations, AI-enabled diagnostics and “a real-time disease management programme to monitor lifestyle diseases effectively”.

Additionally, the hospital is to take a holistic approach to wellbeing which will include “digital innovations catering to non-medical needs”.

The new hospital is the fourth Medcare Hospital in Dubai and the fifth in the UAE, and will “soon introduce uaternary care services such as organ transplantation, radiation oncology, and robotic surgery” alongside the existing services such as neurosciences, paediatrics, psychiatry, dentistry, home care, emergency care and more.

Dr. Shanila Laiju, Group CEO of Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centre, states: “Our mission at Medcare Royal Speciality Hospital extends beyond the delivery of world-class medical care. We are combining top-notch clinical excellence with the best-in-class service experience, an unparalleled blend which will provide the best healing experience to every patient. As our flagship hospital, Medcare Royal is set to revolutionise healthcare delivery in the region.”

Earlier in the year, we highlighted how a demonstration during the 49th Arab Health Expo in Dubai, saw the MicroPort ® Toumai® robot complete an ultra-remote 5G laparoscopic surgery across a distance of 7,000 kilometres from Dubai to Shanghai.

We also explored virtual and remote care in the Middle East here.

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