INDEX Holding Acquires the Full Shares of Samsung Medical Center in Collaboration with INDEX Holding
Under the patronage of H.E. Essa Al Maidoor, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, the Emirati INDEX Holding announced on February of 2013 the acquisition of the full shares of Samsung Medical Center in collaboration with INDEX Holding, the new name of the center will be “INDEX Medical Center”. INDEX Holding now owns 100% of the ownership of the center which is located at the heart of the Dubai Healthcare City and is fully supported by the Dubai Health Authority. INDEX Medical Center is an innovative addition to the medical sector in Dubai particularly and in the UAE in general.
INDEX Medical Center boasts more than 10,000 square feet at the Dubai Health Care City, with Emirati and international resident staff, in addition to visiting doctors and specialists who come from all parts of the world including South Korea, Germany and the United States of America.
This vast investment in the medical center reflects the investors’ confidence in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and in the vision and the wise leadership of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and the continuous support of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Health Authority.
The vision of INDEX Medical Center goes in line with the policy adopted by the Emirate of Dubai to encourage the medical tourism sector in Dubai and make it a world class destination for healthcare. The healthcare sector in Dubai encompasses prestigious and advanced health facilities and infrastructure in addition to an abundance of distinguished professionals who possess valuable capabilities and experience.
Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, the Chairman of INDEX Holding said during the announcement: “throughout the years, INDEX Holding has managed and supervised several medical projects inside and outside the UAE. Moreover, INDEX has organized a number of international Medical Conferences and Exhibitions. Therefore, we took the step to operate and manage a prestigious comprehensive medical center that presents all types of treatments for patients of the UAE and the Region”.
Dr. Al Madani also expressed his gratitude to the Dubai Health Authority and Dubai Healthcare City for their continuous support to all Healthcare projects and their encouragement to the private sector and allowing private companies to play a key role in the development of the health sector. He added: “we are keen to broaden the scale of health services that the region provides; we believe that the health sector can play a more advanced role and we are working diligently to support and encourage the investment in this field in order to bring attraction to the Middle East’s health sector. INDEX Medical Center provides specialized medical services such as the early detection of cancer for all ages and other specialized international services for local and international patients.”
INDEX Medical Center offers comprehensive services such as: Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hematology, Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Woman’s Health and Medical Diagnostic and Comprehensive Check up.
“INDEX Medical Center provides Dubai Healthcare City and the UAE in general with great added value through its highly professional staff, advanced technology, and offering of niche medical solutions in early cancer detection among other specialized services. We look forward to sustaining this synergy for raising the bar on the quality and range of healthcare delivery that DHCC provides.” Added Dr. Al Madani