AMG signs strategic partnership agreement with Methodist International
- Oman: Thursday, October 04 - 2012 at 11:57
- PRESS RELEASE
The President of Apex Medical Group, Dr. Abdullah Al Joaib is elated to announce the formal signing of the strategic partnership agreement with Methodist International, the global subsidiary of The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, United States of America, for the development and operations of the 'International Medical City (IMC)' in Salalah, Oman previously known as 'The Medical City (TMC)'.
Located East of Salalah, IMC healthcare complex will offer a comprehensive continuum of specialized medical and surgical services through its new large multispecialty acute tertiary care hospital along with an organ transplantation center of excellence, a rehabilitation and diagnostic center of excellences.
In addition the IMC facilities will also include a state-of-the-art diagnostic center, a healthcare resort and a healthcare education complex. Furthermore, the IMC will also feature a luxury hotel, wellness center, and free medical and educational community support services to poor families.
Methodist International will be at the core of programme management to coordinate development and implementation activities. Methodist International will set up the management and operation system of the tertiary care hospital including the recruitment and training of hospital C-suite staff.
Leadership development, clinical integration and medical management models will also be implemented. A clinical and administrative team of consultants from Houston will focus on the development and establishment of exceptional and distinguishable clinical, operational and quality standards for the multispecialty hospital in Salalah. Following the opening of the hospital, Methodist International will be involved in a 10 year affiliation focused on quality, training and knowledge transfer management.
Methodist International sets a standard of excellence in providing international advisory services, clinical collaboration, professional education and training, hospital management, affiliations and patient care. Methodist International delivers the vast operational expertise and educational opportunities available at the Methodist Hospital to the international community.
The Methodist Hospital has a legacy of over 90 years of medical milestones that attracts patients from around the world, and is a founding member and partner of the renowned Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, located in Houston, Texas USA.
Dr. Abdulla Al Joaib, President of Al Joiab Group, said, "Our colleagues at Methodist International are world-renowned experts in the medical field and we are extremely proud to be working with them on this project for the International Medical City. He added that through this partnership IMC will offer training opportunities to Omani doctors & nurses in the Methodist Hospital system in Houston, Texas. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with Methodist International."
Cathy Easter, CEO and President of Methodist International, said, "The partnership between Methodist International and Apex Medical Group brings together two organizations with a shared vision for world class quality and differentiated services. Methodist International is committed to providing leading medicine coupled with the finest healing skill and compassion in health care. Our new partnership will support the progress of health care services in Salalah and Oman."
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