Wednesday 22 November 2017

Burjeel Hospital wins top medical tourism award

DUBAI, July 6, 2017

Burjeel Hospital, a unit of VPS Healthcare, was named '2017 UAE Emerging Medical Tourism Service Provider of the Year- Hospital Category' at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet held recently in Dubai, UAE.

Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi is an emerging medical tourism service provider in the UAE. It caters to the growing medical needs of the UAE and GCC by offering high quality care in all medical specialties. The top five specialties in Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi, for international patients, include obstetrics, gynaecology, orthopaedics, neonatology, general surgery and gastroenterology.

It offers special packages for caesarean section, bariatric surgery and hip replacement. Established in 2012, the hospital is currently expanding its operational beds to accommodate the growing needs of the local and international populace.

"We are truly honoured to be recognized in this category by Frost & Sullivan this year. The award underlines our commitment as an organization to provide the best healthcare in the region and significantly contribute in enhancing the area of medical tourism in the UAE," said Dr Raja Gujju, chief operating officer, Burjeel Hospital – Abu Dhabi.

Sandeep Sinha, vice president, Transformational Health Practice, Frost & Sullivan said, "2016 has been a very successful year for Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi. The company's international patient department contributed 34 per cent to the total revenue of the hospital with an inflow of more than 8,000 international patients.

“The hospital not only provides world-class tertiary healthcare in the region, it also enhances the patient's experience by managing their logistic needs, including visa and travel arrangements, hotel stays, dietary services, religious needs and airport transfer, thus delivering a stress-free experience. Its growth, unique services, marketing initiatives, technical advancements and the compassionate patient-centric approach are some of the key factors which have contributed to its leading position in the region." – TradeArabia News Service

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