Thumbay Group has maintained the hospital as a Covid-free hospital
Thumbay University Hospital, Ajman has announced that it has begun accepting all major health insurance policies.
The move will greatly benefits patients at the private hospital, which opened its doors less than a year ago.
“By partnering with the network of leading health insurance companies and health service providers in the UAE, we are now able to provide our patients with a complete range of world-class treatments and services via direct billing for health insurance policies and convenient cashless services” said Akbar Moideen Thumbay, VP of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group.
“Our state-of-the-art 350-bed hospital operates a full-fledged insurance department that is committed to patient friendliness and quick and efficient approvals of medical insurance claims,” he added.
Adhering to its family-friendly status, the hospital has also launched a ‘Special Delivery Package’, an exclusive initiative for maternity patients. The hospital’s dedicated centre for Obstetrics and Gynaecology recently celebrated the milestone of over 1,000 births within a year of its opening.
The hospital’s family-friendliness culture extends beyond regular healthcare services, with amenities including a multi-restaurant food court, coffee shops, therapeutic garden, health club and movie theatre, while a Marhaba Lounge provides premium, personalised fast-track services for patients.
In keeping with its aim of offering patients world-class service, Thumbay University Hospital excels in offering telehealth services. Patients can call the hospital’s telehealth number (054-9955415) to access services such as follow-up consultations, review of reports, refill of medicines, as well as for getting home delivery of medicines and home collection of diagnostic samples. Patients can also consult their regular doctors through video conferencing.These particular services enable people to avoid non-essential physical visits to the hospital.
“Thumbay Group has maintained the hospital as a Covid-free hospital. As soon as the UAE government and its health authorities issued detailed guidelines for hospitals to comply with precautionary measures in the wake of Covid-19, Thumbay University Hospital rapidly introduced a series of whole measures to limit the spread of the virus,” said Dr. Manvir Singh Walia, COO of Thumbay University Hospital, Ajman.
“The steps include restricting movement of people in the hospital, social distancing arrangements and enhanced telehealth services” he added.
Since 2014, health insurance in the UAE has witnessed the fastest growth pertaining to the government’s roll out of a three-year plan, to cover the health needs of all workers in the country, including that of foreign workers who constitute about 80 per cent of the entire working population in the country.
Thumbay University Hospital features a dedicated 100-bed long term care and rehabilitation unit, 10 modern surgical suites for all major specialties, Center for Imaging, Cath Lab, ICU/CCU/NICU/PICU, and 10-bed dialysis unit. The hospital also has 10 labour and delivery rooms, NICU, SCBU and Well Baby Unit.
Source: Khaleej Times