Medical systems manufacturer Philips delivers MRI center of excellence to UAE

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Philips, the Dutch lighting, electronics and medical systems manufacturer, has announced on Monday the opening of its first “center of excellence” for diagnostic imaging in the region.

The first of its kind in the Middle East, the center will deliver a comprehensive Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologist Development program, which aims to increase patient outcomes and increase staff confidence.

Partnering with Burjeel Hospital in Dubai, part of the VPS Healthcare Group, the center also aims at “transforming the corrective and replacement surgery through the use of advanced diagnostic imaging techniques,” according to a press release.

"This recognition reflects our never-ending commitment to provide exemplary services and care to all of our patients across the various units of VPS Healthcare, said Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil, Managing Director, VPS Healthcare Group.

“As one of the leading healthcare groups in the region, we strive for excellence and Philips has provided us a great platform for our employees to get accustomed to the latest technology in the market, which again coincides with our commitment to be an innovation driven healthcare provider,” added Vayalil.