It has recently been reported that GE Healthcare is set to collaborate with Tatweer Medical Co. The duo will work together to develop a new Diagnostic Radiology Centre based in Riyadh, with the aim to complete in 2020.
The demand for exceptional patient treatment has extended to the country’s focus on developing a number of specialised areas of care, such as diabetes and cancer therapies, fully in line with its Saudi 2030 vision. This has led significant investment in attracting and growing talent, in new digital tools to transform the sector and enhance improve present services.
The new facility will become part of the largest private medical campuses in the region, and become part of the Medical Village Project.
The project will encompass over 30 medical centres, catered towards various specialties, as well as over 900 beds and specialised areas for medical treatment. The diagnostic centre will support all areas of the campus to ensure it becomes a centre of excellence throughout the region.
“The agreement between Tatweer Medical and GE Healthcare underlines the positive investment environment of Saudi Arabia,” explained Dr. Rafat Taher, Managing Director of Healthcare & Life Science at SAGIA.
“Healthcare is one of the core economic sectors that offers promising opportunities for public private partnerships, and Medical Village sets a model in this regard, bringing not only inward investment but also the advanced technologies and know-how that will enhance the standards of healthcare delivery.”
Adnan Abdullah Al-Olayan, CEO of Medical Village, said: “The Medical Village project is a visionary development that complements the goals of the Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program 2020. As a sophisticated healthcare hub, Medical Village will bring together experienced clinicians and professionals to deliver high quality care for the community.”
“Through our partnership with GE Healthcare, we are creating a diagnostics hub for the entire region that will ensure better and timely diagnosis, which is of critical importance in delivering efficient healthcare.”