Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Sohar, launched an advanced MRI facility (GE Signa Voyager 1.5 T) which is the first of its kind by GE Company in the sultanate.
Sheikh Ahmaed al Ghofaily, Goodwill Ambassador and former member of the State Council was the chief guest, Eng Salim Bin Hamad al Kindi, DG Sohar Municipality, was the guest of honour and Dr Najat Mohammed Issa al Zadjali, director – DGPHE, North Batinah Governorate, was the special guest, a press release said.
The event was also attended by managing directors of Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals, Abdul Latheef and Dr P A Mohammed, executive directors Firasath Hassan and Moiedeen Bilal, Sameer P T, CEO, Jacob Oommen, COO, besides other staff.
The newly launched MRI has the best features resulting in precise diagnosis and utmost patient comfort like a wide bore of 70mm for best patient comfort, TDI (Total Digital imaging) for better image clarity and 27% higher signal to noise ratio, silent scan (reduce scan noise down to 3db above ambient noise), AIR Recon which enables shorter scan time and higher resolution, motion correction on all anatomies, 3D imaging on all anatomies, ability to scan with metallic implants, advanced Cardiac exams and needle free suite (ability to scan vascular imaging without the need of injection). This machine will be the boon for the private healthcare sector of North Al Batinah Region.
Sheikh Ghofaily expressed his gratitude and happiness towards Badr Al Samaa management and staff for providing world class treatment modalities at an affordable cost for the people of North Batinah Governorate. Eng Kindi said since the inception of Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Sohar, the management of Badr Al Samaa Group is not looking back and keeps on adding more advanced facilities. He thanked Badr Al Samaa for bringing quality healthcare to the North Al Batinah Region.
Dr Najat expressed her satisfaction on this addition and appreciated Badr Al Samaa Group for their long term vision of taking the private healthcare sector of Oman to the next level.
In a joint communiqué, managing directors of Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals, Dr P A Mohammed and Abdul Latheef said the advanced MRI System is capable of diagnosing many diseases with high clarity and accuracy. This will help the doctors with timely diagnosis and treatment of patients.
“Badr Al Samaa is not stopping here and soon we will introduce Cathlab and the Dialysis Centre at Badr Al Samaa Hospital, Sohar,” they said, adding, “Badr Al Samaa is following its vision of being the most affordable, accessible and available private healthcare brand of Oman.