Kidney disease patients in Dubai can now undergo dialysis from the comfort of their homes.
The new home dialysis service is provided by NMC ProVita, through Americare, the largest home health service provider in the UAE.
This service will involve a range of physicians, therapists and nurses caring for dialysis patients at times of their choosing at home.
The launch ceremony was held at the Four Seasons Dubai in the presence of the seniors of the Dubai Health Authority, Dr Sabah Ahmed Alshabebi, Director of Al Suroor Specialty Hospital, and Dr Amna Khalifa Al-Hadari, Head of the Department of nephrology.
NMC CEO Michael Davis said: “It’s time people had access to better healthcare services, and in Dubai we have unparalleled facilities that are now reaching patients’ doors. We continue to work closely working with relevant authorities to ensure that all Covid-19 measures are in place to enable the provision of home support services by our professional staff.”
“There is a growing demand to improve the way we provide dialysis care. By championing patient-centric innovation, we can continue to provide a service that supports high-quality, high-value care for dialysis patients across the UAE,” he added.
Clancey Po, President of Operations at NMC Healthcare, said, “Home dialysis patients can dialyze from the comfort of their own home, giving them more control over their treatment schedules, more time for themselves, their family, their work and the activities they enjoyed. before starting dialysis. This service will also exclude travel and long waiting times, which represent an additional cost and unnecessary burden. With this company, we aspire to offer a better quality of life to dialysis patients”
Stanley Rodrigues, CEO of NMC ProVita International Medical Center, said, “At NMC ProVita, we always aim to provide medical services to support and improve the physical and mental well-being of our patients. This revolutionary approach to home dialysis will give patients the freedom to live a more normal life. »
Dr. Wael Jebur, Head of Nephrology and Dialysis Department at NMC Specialty Hospital, said, “The personalized patient-centered hemodialysis modality is designed to holistically meet the needs of each patient; including lifestyle, psychology, adequacy of hemodialysis and general health). Benefits of home hemodialysis include a dedicated nurse, flexible dialysis schedule, flexible dialysis duration, ability to change setup as needed like SLED and SCUF, ability to scale down as needed Patients to Achieve Target Fit, and Family Support.”
NMC ProVita is the largest provider of post-acute care and rehabilitation services across the United Arab Emirates. Serving patients of all ages, it offers long-term care, post-acute rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, home care and hemodialysis services.– TradeArabia Press Office