Capital Health's Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital Selects InterSystems TrakCare to Become a Fully Digital Hospital

Monday, September 25, 2017 Hospital News
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DUBAI, UAE, September 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

166-bed specialty hospital

is the UAE's first fully sub-acute, outpatient and long-term rehabilitation facility 

InterSystems, a global leader in health information

technology, and Capital Health's Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital (SRH), the nation's first comprehensive rehabilitation hospital, have announced that they will implement the InterSystems TrakCareŪ unified healthcare information system, to enable SRH to become a fully digital hospital.

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This will further support the clinicians in making better informed decisions and improving patient safety. TrakCare will also enable SRH to create a consolidated view of each patient's history on any authorized Internet-connected device.

SRH is being developed to cater to an increasing number of patients requiring specialized rehabilitation services and often travelling abroad to receive treatment. To that end, SRH will provide world-class, evidence-based medical care closer to home.

SRH will be offering the whole continuum of rehabilitation care for all ages including sub-acute, long term, outpatient as well as home care rehabilitation services. Specialized therapeutic services will be provided in multiple dedicated therapy areas by best-in-class physical medicine physicians (Physiatrists), Rehabilitation Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Recreational Therapists as well as Social Service/Case Managers.

In addition to the specialized rehabilitation services, the hospital will offer full-fledged 24-hour critical care units (ICUs and PICUs).

"Our main focus is to enable our patients retain their abilities to the greatest extent possible so that they can lead a better life," said Dr Mishal Alkasimi, CEO of Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital. "Real-time patient information is crucial for our medical staff to make informed decisions and that is what we are going to achieve with the deployment of InterSystems TrakCare in our hospitals."

"We are honored to be working with SRH on this important project to help improve the quality of life for the patients who need rehabilitation care," said Michel Amous, InterSystems Managing Director for the Middle East, Italy, and India.

TrakCare will also be deployed at Capital Health's newly developed Health Shield Medical Center (previously known as Emirates French Hospital prior to the takeover by Capital Health).

SRH is managed and operated by Capital Health, a UAE-based private healthcare group with the overall objective of building a healthcare platform with a focus on physician-led patient experience and quality. Capital Health's slogan: 'Trust and Pride'; reflects the core values of the group and its intention to gain patients, partners and stakeholders trust at the same time taking pride in every service it renders.

About InterSystems

InterSystems is the engine behind the world's most important applications. In healthcare, finance, government, and other sectors where lives and livelihoods are at stake, InterSystems is the power behind what matters. Founded in 1978, InterSystems is a privately held company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), with offices worldwide, and its software products are used daily by millions of people in more than 80 countries. For more information, please visit

About Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital

Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital, managed and operated by Capital Health, focuses on rehabilitation. It will cater to an increasing number of patients requiring specialized rehabilitation care and those requiring acute long-term care and rehabilitation. In addition to this, the hospital will provide intensive care, outpatient, home health rehabilitation services, advanced diagnostics and therapy. For more information, please visit

About Health Shield Medical Center (HSMC) 

Health Shield Medical Center will be devoted to providing all patients with the highest quality medical care using state-of-the-art technologies and leveraging the highest standards of clinical talent. In order to provide an improved patient experience, HSMC will be providing outpatient clinics (pediatrics, internal medicine, gastroenterology, gynecology, cardiology, dermatology and rheumatology) as well as a comprehensive diagnostic center, state-of-the-art dental services, and comprehensive general surgery with new operating theater. Health Shield Medical Center is relocating to new premises in Al Qurm district. For more information, please visit

SOURCE InterSystems

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