Canadian Specialist Hospital Bags a Raft of Nominations at Dubai Health Awards

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Published February 21st, 2018 - 11:09 GMT
Yashar Ali, CEO, Canadian Specialist Hospital.
Yashar Ali, CEO, Canadian Specialist Hospital.

Dubai based Canadian Specialist Hospital has been shortlisted in the 2018 edition of Annual Health Awards under 3 categories namely ‘Best Hospital in UAE’, ‘Best Medical Tourism Hospital’ and ‘Best Organization for Informative Technology in the UAE’. The annual event, organized by Dubai Health Authority and the HEALTH magazine, aims to acknowledge and appreciate exceptional accomplishments in the field of healthcare. The event will be held on 26th February 2018 and will honor the most deserving healthcare institutions of the year.

“We are proud to announce that Canadian Specialist Hospital has been nominated for the prestigious Annual Health Awards 2018 and has gained recognition for its quality, technology and medical tourism in the field of healthcare. We have focused on providing world-class facilities and advanced technologies to our patients since the very beginning and are delighted to be acknowledged for all our endeavors and contributions in the last decade. We look forward to expanding and progressing further in the upcoming years to enhance our patient experience and provide premier services”, said Dr. Yashar Ali, CEO, Canadian Specialist Hospital.

Canadian Specialist Hospital is a multi-specialty hospital with qualified doctors trained from prestigious institutes around the world and a state-of-the-art laboratory and imaging department. The hospital currently offers 35+ specialties including cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, nephrology, dialysis and a rehabilitation department. The rehabilitation department provides services for orthopedic, neurological, cardiac, oncological and metabolic treatment.  The hospital will soon be adding new departments for oncology, pediatric surgery, pediatric neurology and family medicine.

The hospital has been promoting Health Tourism since 2006 and has a fully functional department dedicated to international patients. It is recognized as one of the leading health tourism centers in Dubai offers a variety of packages for people with different needs and resources including orthopedics, ophthalmology, dental, dermatology, wellness and preventive health check-up and assisted reproductive techniques.

In terms of technological advancements, the hospital has adopted latest technologies and has partnered with Etisalat to provide paperless transactions. Etisalat has provided hardware and software upgrades along with 24/7 support to provide faster information flow from the time a patient is admitted to his discharge including insurance claims. The most critical application of the entire upgrade would be to diagnosticians who can diagnose critical out-of-hours emergency cases remotely and sans delay.

“We are constantly looking for ways to improve by adopting new technologies, upgrading our equipment and ensuring specialized staff in order to provide a pleasant experience to our patients”,

concluded Dr. Yashar Ali.

Canadian Specialist Hospital received its 3rd JCI accreditation in 2017 and is also certified by Temos for ‘Quality in International Patient Care’ and ‘Excellence in Medical Tourism’. The hospital is recognized as one of the leading health tourism centers in Dubai and recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.

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Canadian Specialist Hospital

Canadian Specialist Hospital provide a wide range of medical services and houses most of the surgical facilities of Dubai. Continuous development and investment in technology, medical expertise and support facilities have contributed to the hospitals' current stature as one of the preeminent medical institutions in the middle east.


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