- By Rhoda Madson
Saudi German Hospital Cairo joins Mayo Clinic Care Network
Saudi German Hospital Cairo is the first health care facility in Egypt to become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a group of carefully vetted, independent health care systems that have special access to Mayo Clinic's knowledge and expertise. Saudi German Hospital Cairo doctors will be able to combine their understanding of their patients' medical needs with Mayo Clinic expertise so patients get exactly the care they need, close to home.
"Joining Mayo Clinic Care Network as the first hospital in Africa reflects our ultimate dedication to provide the best we can to our patients," says Mohamed Hablas, M.D., CEO of Saudi German Hospital Cairo. "This membership provides us with an access to get better care for more patients in Egypt, Middle East and Africa. I would like to thank Mayo Clinic and my team for this successful collaboration."
Saudi German Hospital Cairo is the first branch in Egypt of Saudi German Hospitals Group. Saudi German Hospital Cairo has 300 beds and offers medical services in a wide range of specialties and subspecialties, and critical care. It provides world-class quality of care, expert physicians and staff, and a patient-centered approach. Saudi German Hospital Cairo is accredited by Joint Commission International, Temos and Accreditation Canada International.
"Mayo Clinic is pleased to collaborate with Saudi German Hospital Cairo to share our knowledge and information," says David Hayes, M.D., medical director, Mayo Clinic Care Network. "Both organizations understand that collaboration is essential to bringing the best care to patients. We look forward to working closely together."
Mayo Clinic developed the first integrated, multispecialty group practice more than 150 years ago. Today, Mayo Clinic is the largest nonprofit group practice in the world, serving about 1.3 million patients annually. Mayo Clinic is dedicated to providing patient care with respect, quality and excellence. Mayo Clinic doctors, advanced practice providers and others from every medical specialty work together to advance medical knowledge through research and education, and apply that knowledge to medical care.
As a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Saudi German Hospital Cairo will have access to:
AskMayoExert is a point-of-care tool that offers concise clinical information on hundreds of medical conditions, and includes medical protocols, treatment recommendations and medical references. The database can be used wherever health care is provided.
eConsults enable Saudi German Hospital Cairo physicians to contact Mayo Clinic specialists for second opinions on specific patient cases when they believe additional input will benefit their patients.
The live video conferences enable Saudi German Hospital Cairo medical teams to review and discuss complex cases with a Mayo Clinic multidisciplinary panel and other doctors within the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
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As a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Saudi German Hospital Cairo can access Mayo's extensive experience, knowledge and subspecialty expertise to attain clinical, operational and business goals.
Staff from Saudi German Hospital Cairo also can use educational materials designed for patients, and access opportunities for professional development and continuous medical education.
Created in 2011, the Mayo Clinic Care Network has more than 40 member organizations across the U.S., and in Asia, Mexico and the Middle East.
About Saudi German Hospital Cairo
Saudi German Hospital Cairo is a tertiary care hospital that aims to become the premier health care provider and the employer of choice, drawing the best talent in the Middle East and North Africa region. Learn more about Saudi German Hospital Cairo.
About Mayo Clinic
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