Muscat, Oman: Muscat Private Hospital, the leading private hospital in the Sultanate, conducts more than 500 surgical operations in all medical specialties, including some of the most complicated due to the medical expertise and state-of-art equipment.
Dr Mohammed al Obaid, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Head of Department of Emergency Medicine and Medical director of Muscat Private Hospital indicated that the “hospital adopts the slogan of patient first as the basis for its work, and works in all ways to achieve it through the provision of outstanding medical treatment services.”
He added that Muscat Private Hospital , the first holder of JCIA international accreditation in the Sultanate which is an indication of its excellence among private hospitals in the Sultanate.
This is due to the vision adopted by its Board of Directors and applied by the management in the provision of high-end and appropriate health services for all segments of society. He provided the example that care for pregnant woman from the beginning of pregnancy to delivery costs only RO 450 for high-quality health services over nearly nine months at the relevant department which includes a distinctive selection of physicians, nurses, and specialists.
Dr Al Obaid added that Muscat Private Hospital , that turns thirteen this year, has become an integrated hospital with the availability of all medical specialties and specialised surgeries, Such as latest cardiac Catherisation lab and joint replacement, like the knees and hips.
“The Emergency Department is one of the best and has integrated modern medical equipment. Moreover, Muscat Private Hospital is the only hospital in the Sultanate Which has the open MRI, and closed MRI And CT to provide options for patients that make them comfort while making this complicated scan,” he further added.
The medical director indicated that the hospital enjoys a good reputation due to the available medical competences of 350 employees from various nationalities with 35 per cent Omanisation of whom 80-90 are senior consultants and physicians along with 50- 60 visiting doctors from among the most prominent physicians and top consultants in the country. This is an integral part of the hospital’s efforts to provide top health services for patients of different segments and financial abilities.
Al Obaid stated that 70 per cent of patients who visit the hospital are among the insured working at the private companies, institutions, authorities, etc. This is also evidence of the confidence in the hospital and its potentials. “We really cherish this as it is always a source of happiness,” added he.
Al Obaid said the Hospital is still at the beginning on the right track and that its vision is to be one of the best hospitals in the Sultanate and the Gulf region. “We gained a lot of experience over the past years that contributed to the development of the concepts of medical treatment in its specific sense. This has given us a niche status and Trust among all users of hospital services,” he said.
© Oman Daily Observer 2013May 2013