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Healthy outlook for GCC healthcare industry

Alpen Capital's latest report forecasts steady growth for the GCC healthcare industry as the region's Current Healthcare Expenditure (CHE) is projected to reach US$104.6 billion in 2022. Technology will remain the core factor in upgrading the GCC healthcare sector over the coming years. Technologies such as electronic health records, e-visits, telemedicine, connected medical devices, robotic procedures, health monitoring wearables and health analytics are gaining acceptance in the region. Alpen Capital recently announced the publication of its GCC Healthcare Industry report,…

Keeping community at the core

With a humble beginning back in 1975, the award-winning NMC Healthcare believes that healthcare is simply not about detecting, diagnosing, or treating an individual but about helping people lead a wholesome and healthy life. Introduction NMC Healthcare is the UAE's largest private healthcare provider with two main branches of business, NMC Healthcare and NMC Trading. From a one room clinic in Abu Dhabi to a global healthcare enterprise in 40 years, NMC has been chalking out distinct growth strategies that…

Elevating ambitions Saudi German Hospitals Group

The SGH Group is working towards providing all healthcare services in every corner of the Gulf and beyond Drive has moved SGH into a new era of healthcare industry development, where the scope and goals got elevated from a local ambition to a regional ambition. Now the SGH Group's vision is “To design, finance, construct and operate 30 world-class hospitals by 2018 and create 50,000 jobs in healthcare industry.” Taking a deeper look at the success story of the Group,…

Creating the ideal healthcare Infrastructure

With the UAE boasting the strongest growth rate in healthcare sector, billions of dollars are being poured into new projects in MENA to build top facilities for patients both from within and outside the region To ensure that the healthcare infrastructure is well in place and according to the guidelines, the infrastructure should convey a positive message to its patients, visitors, volunteers and staffs about what the facility and medical care is being provided there. An ideal message should be…

Commitment to make a sustainable healthcare provision

With limited health insurance coverage and low government spending on healthcare, India needs better health infrastructure and a more robust healthcare financing system to broaden access, Novartis India notes Global leader in healthcare As a science-based and patient-oriented healthcare company, Novartis strives to be a global leader in growing areas of healthcare. Following a corporate transformation Novartis globally focuses on three divisions with global scale and innovation power – pharmaceuticals, eye care and generic medicines. This has strengthened the future…