SKMC continues efforts to restructure Urgent Care Centers

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) managed by Cleveland Clinic has announced that newly renovated area of Al Ettihad Urgent Care Center will be fully operational with effect from 2 January 2011.

Meanwhile working hours of Al Ettihad Urgent Care Center and Khalidiya Urgent Care Center will also be changed from the date.

The changes follow the plan of improving SKMC’s ambulatory services and restructuring the overall outpatient care within its various facilities.

SKMC is committed to providing access to high quality medical care in convenient locations with convenient hours. Subsequent to a number of studies and surveys, SKMC Management made the decision to extend the working hours in Al Ettihad Urgent Care Center and Khalidiya Urgent Care Center from 8:00 am until 1:00 am. The two centers will remain open 7 days a week, year-round.

“We are pleased to announce that the renovated area in Al Ettihad Urgent Care Center will be operational on 2 January 2011. The renovation was executed to upgrade the facility and improve the delivery of health services.

It is part SKMC’s overall strategy to improve its entire healthcare system, and provide quality healthcare services to the community at all times,” Dr. Tej Maini, CEO of SKMC said. “The new expanded area will allow us to treat more patients and continue to offer high quality patient care by our Emergency Physicians.”

WAM

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