HOUSTON- April 25, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)-- Methodist International, the global subsidiary of The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, United States of America, has entered into an affiliation agreement with Al Amal Hospital to provide services for the design, development and commissioning of a new acute care hospital in Amman, Jordan.
Al Amal Hospital is an established and respected maternity hospital in Amman, Jordan with a vision to expand its services and establish a distinguished acute care hospital. The new hospital will include around 150 inpatient beds and more than 50 outpatient clinics in addition to emergency rooms, operating rooms and critical care units.
Under the agreement, Methodist International will provide expertise in the planning and design of the facility, medical equipment and information system selection. In addition, Methodist International will be responsible for management, operation systems and leadership development as well as the commissioning of the facility. Following the opening of the new hospital, the agreement will focus on quality, training, and knowledge transfer management.
Al Amal Hospital Board said, “Our colleagues at Methodist International are world-renowned experts in the medical field, and we are extremely proud to be working with them on this project. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with Methodist International.”
“Methodist International is committed to improving the health of the world community through our sharing of innovative, personalized patient care, health care expertise, and clinical service excellence,” said Cathy Easter, President and CEO of Methodist International. “Our partnership with Al Amal Hospital demonstrates our shared vision for supporting the progress of health care services in Amman.”
The Methodist Hospital has a legacy of over 90 years of medical milestones that attracts patients from around the world, and is a founding member and partner of the renowned Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, located in Houston, Texas USA. Methodist International sets a global standard of excellence in patient-centered care, education and training, clinical collaboration, and advisory services. Through its award-winning clinical and professional expertise, Methodist International gives our international partners and patients a single point of contact for all the services that go into creating a vibrant health care organization, as well as meets the unique needs of international patients who travel thousands of miles to seek healing at The Methodist Hospital.
Source: ME NewsWire
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