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Patients Beyond Borders, Dubai Healthcare City Edition: Everybody's Guide to Affordable, World-Class Healthcare

Josef Woodman

"Centrally located at the crossroads of Asia, Europe, and Africa, Dubai now boasts 24 American-accredited JCI hospitals - half of all the JCI accredited hospitals in the UAE," said Josef Woodman, president of Healthy Travel Media. "With its culturally compatible surroundings and desirable climate, it's easy to see why Dubai receives over 400,000 international patients per year."

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of TECOM Investments, is located in the heart of Dubai and is one of the world's largest healthcare developments. At 4.1 million square feet, DHCC is home to two JCI-accredited hospitals, as well as over 100 commercial healthcare and retail services that follow stringent standards in healthcare delivery. With over 2,000 medical professionals and a patient satisfaction level of 89% , DHCC is one of the leading healthcare providers in the UAE. Their vision, implementation of global best practices, and unwavering commitment to healthcare excellence helped to earn them the prestigious Dubai Quality Award .

DHCC currently operates more than 90 outpatient medical centers and diagnostic laboratories, including: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Center, City Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Center, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Hospital, Drs. Nicolas and Asp, London Center for Aesthetic Surgery, Dubai Gynecology and Fertility Center, Mughrabi Eye Hospital, and German Heart Center. Several world-renowned pharmaceutical companies are also based in DHCC, such as Wyeth, Sanofi Aventis, Novartis, AstraZeneca, and Novo Nordisk.

"We are very pleased to be partnering with Healthy Travel Media to produce the Patients Beyond Borders: Dubai Edition," said Dr. Ayesha Abdullah, managing director for DHCC. "We are hopeful this important reference will bring even greater awareness of DHCC as a world-class medical center to healthcare consumers throughout the region and the world."

Book Details

  • Publisher: Healthy Travel Media
  • Publish Date: May 29th, 2012
  • Pages: 123
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.50in - 7.38in - 0.40in - 0.78lb
  • EAN: 9780984609529
  • Categories: Health Care Issues

About the Author

As president of Healthy Travel Media, Josef Woodman has spent more than five years touring 140 medical facilities in 30 countries, researching international healthcare travel. A cofounder of MyDailyHealth and Ventana Communications, Woodman's pioneering background in health, publishing, and web technology has allowed him to compile a wealth of information about global health travel, telemedicine, and consumer-directed healthcare demand.
Woodman has lectured at the UCLA School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School, and Duke Fuqua School of Business and has chaired and keynoted conferences on medical tourism and global healthcare in 14 countries. He has appeared in numerous print and broadcast media, including CNN, ABC News, Fox News, "The New York Times, Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, " and more. Woodman is an outspoken advocate of affordable, high-quality medical care for healthcare consumers worldwide.