Perkins Eastman Unveils Design for Advanced Accident and Emergency Care Hospital In The U.A.E. Print
Wednesday, 01 April 2009 10:11

International architecture and design firm Perkins Eastman recently unveiled the design of Al-Maktoum Accident and Emergency (A&E) Hospital, the newest and Accident and Emergency Hospital of its kind in the UAE.

“Based on our experience with large-scale complex care facilities, we believe that the Al Maktoum A&E Hospital will create a new standard for innovative, patient-centered care, in the UAE,” says Jonathan N. Stark, AIA, Principal and Managing Director of Perkins Eastman International.

Chosen by the Dubai Health Authority and the Department of Health and Medical Services (DOHMS) to create an advanced A/E hospital, Perkins Eastman designed a facility capable of providing immediate care for minor- to high-level trauma. An ambulance receiving area is directly linked to a surgical trauma operating suite and a diagnostic imaging unit with MRI, CT, and X-ray capabilities.

The integrated design provides significant flexibility and a focus on patient care and family needs. The 300-bed facility includes a large, five-floor nursing unit providing specialized treatment and care for patients recovering from surgery.

“Perkins Eastman—a leader in the planning and design of state-of-the-art healthcare facilities around the world—has designed this emergency hospital to the highest tertiary care standards available and includes the most advanced medical technology, international design, and healthcare planning solutions available,” says Nadia Tobia a Principal of the firm. She adds, “A facility of this importance and magnitude demonstrates the commitment of the Dubai Health Authority and the Department of Health and Medical Services (DOHMS) to bring world-class emergency care to Dubai.”
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