Dubai Health Authority and Amana Healthcare, a CARF- and JCI-accredited provider of specialized long-term acute care, post-acute rehabilitation, home transition and home healthcare services, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on medical care of complex long-term patients—with a particular focus on ventilated patients who need ICU-level care—and specialized post-acute rehabilitation of patients following stroke, trauma, major illness or major surgery.
H.E. Dr. Ahmad bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) led a delegation visit to the Amana Healthcare Medical and Rehabilitation Hospital yesterday, alongside 15 DHA representatives. The delegation’s visit emphasized their keen interest to establish closer ties for the coming years and provide comprehensive health services.
Amana Healthcare, a specialized provider of long-term acute care, post-acute rehabilitation, home transition and respite care services in the United Arab Emirates, was today granted the highest accreditation outcome of three years by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (“CARF”) and accreditation as a Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program for Adults and for Children and Adolescents.
When an operation to remove a spinal tumor five years ago left Ali Al Mehrezi paralyzed from the neck down, he never thought he would walk again. But thanks to REX, the Robotic Exoskeleton – a pair of robotic legs that supports and assists a person who usually uses a wheelchair – the Emirati was able this week to take his first steps in years.
Shuaib Al Hosni can remember the moments leading up to the accident that almost cost him the use of his legs. The Emirati father of four was talking on the phone when he lost control of his car while turning at a roundabout. “I remember being on my phone, then the crash happening,” he said about the incident in the capital in December last year.
When Habib Mohamed Omar arrived at Amana Healthcare (Al Ain) in January 2015 as new patient, he was met with great excitement by all the staff. He was referred to our facility in Abu Dhabi after two months of undergoing a lifesaving open heart surgery. On the very first meeting, the staff realized that Habib was a long way from his former self, but he still had the sparkle of determination and enough love for life to participate in rehabilitation activities with the aim of returning home.
Avicenna Partners in collaboration with Ministry Of Health has officially brought eKare, a revolutionary wound management and assessment tool, to the UAE. During Arab Rehab Conference 2016, the Ministry of Health displayed eKare at its booth. Within the sphere of wound management, assessment and care, there hadn’t been much innovation done in recent times.
The National – covered a cautionary story to alert the young drivers of UAE by illustrating real stories that involves patients of Amana Healthcare whose lives been deeply impacted by careless driving.
Patients with complex illnesses are living longer today than ever before as a result of advances in medical research and the availability of healthcare services. The disability-adjusted life year, or DALY, which measures overall disease burden by calculating the sum of years of life lost (YLL) when people die prematurely and the years lived with disability (YLD) confirms this increase.
When representatives of the Make A Wish foundation’s UAE office visited Amana Healthcare in Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi a month ago, they had expressed an interest in extending their support to the patients they interacted with during their visit there. Badr Al Ali, a patient with locked-in syndrome, used his eyes as a medium to communicate his wish to attend the 2015 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix event.