Hyderabad: Thumbay Hospital, Hyderabad, the leading academic hospital owned by Dubai-based international conglomerate Thumbay Group, has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), the highest national recognition and mark of quality patient care and safety. Also, the diagnostic lab of the hospital, part of the Thumbay Labs network has been accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). The accreditation were accorded in recognition of the high standards of healthcare services delivered by Thumbay Hospital, Hyderabad.
NABH and NABL are constituent boards of Quality Council of India (QCI). NABH is an institutional member of the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQUA), an international apex body which grants approval to accreditation bodies in the area of healthcare. Reports issued by an NABL accredited laboratory are internationally accepted owing to its tie up with International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC).
The hospital received the accreditation after a stringent evaluation process based on various parameters under patient safety and quality of care. With this recognition, the Thumbay network of academic hospitals in the UAE and India has become one of the largest networks of private academic hospitals with topnotch international accreditation. Thumbay Hospitals are already one of the largest JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited private academic hospitals in the Middle East region, while Thumbay Labs has the distinction of being among the largest networks of private diagnostic labs accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), in the region.
Congratulating Thumbay Hospital, Hyderabad on the achievement, Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder-President of Thumbay Group said, “This is a proud moment for the hospital. Across all Thumbay Hospitals in the UAE and India, our international accreditation and tie-ups are a testimony to the high quality standards we follow. The teaching/academic component of our hospitals is a unique factor, and keeps us motivated to continuously set higher quality challenges for ourselves.” Elaborating on the strategic global expansion plans of Thumbay Group for the Healthcare Division, he said that the Thumbay academic hospital network would have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022.
Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said, “We are proud that our Hyderabad hospital has been accredited by NABH and NABL. Thumbay Hospitals are constantly working towards providing the best services to our patients, giving them the benefit of the latest technological developments available. Prestigious accreditation such as these ultimately benefit our patients by assuring them of high quality patient care and safety. This recognition strengthens our commitment to always maintain the highest standards, with patient convenience and quality at the heart of our operations.”
About Thumbay Hospital Hyderabad
Thumbay Hospital New Life, part of the network of academic hospitals owned and operated by the Dubai-based diversified international business conglomerate Thumbay Group is a 200-bed family healthcare facility in Hyderabad where high quality care is delivered at affordable costs. The hospital aspires to emerge as a leading super-speciality facility in the region. It delivers high-quality healthcare using the most modern equipment and cutting-edge technology combined with expert doctors, technicians and nursing staff with extensive experience.
The specialities include Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Critical Care, Endocrinology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Medical Gastroenterology, Nephrology Medicine, Neurology Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Paediatrics, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Respiratory Medicine, Surgical Gastroenterology and Urology Medicine. Thumbay Group aims to develop the hospital into a hub for medical tourism and for training medical students. Plans are also afoot to establish an advanced transplant centre at the hospital.
About Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division
The Thumbay network of academic hospitals is now the largest network of private academic hospitals in the Middle East, treating patients from around 175 nationalities. It is also one of the biggest JCI-accredited private academic hospital networks in the region. Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division also operates a chain of family clinics (Thumbay Clinic) and multispeciality daycare hospitals (Thumbay Hospital Day Care) in the UAE as well as diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and pharmacies (Thumbay Pharmacy) in the UAE and India. The hospitals and clinics are presently located at Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain in the UAE and in Hyderabad—India. Thumbay Medical Tourism, which promotes Thumbay Group’s ultra-modern healthcare services to international patients, is tied-up with 87 countries through representative offices.