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Over 65,000 take virtual tour of new Medical City hospitals.

A view of the the Ambulatory Care Center


More than 65,000 people have visited the newly launched website for the new Medical City hospitals to take a virtual tour of the state-of-the-art facilities.

The new website launched earlier this month, has videos showcasing the new facilities and their innovative approach to care. The videos have been viewed nearly 500,000 times across Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) social media channels.

Ali al-Khater

"This level of engagement demonstrates the community's widespread interest and pride in these ground breaking hospitals," said HMC's chief communications officer, Ali al-Khater. "The new website's functionalities include the popular 360-degree virtual tours of the facilities so people experience the state-of-the-art environment in which care will be offered." "The virtual tours have proven to be especially popular, as it gives people a unique and holistic view of some of our services including the operating theaters in the Ambulatory Care Center, private patient rooms in the Women's Wellness and Research Center and the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute's unique Sensory Simulation Room." Visitors to can also register to attend site tours of the new hospitals, which are scheduled to commence this month. In addition, they can receive up-to-the minute updates on patient numbers and read the latest news about new services on offer. "We have used our popular social media channels to showcase the facilities and services at the new Medical City hospitals to great effect," al- Khater said. "People can really get a "behind the scenes" look at the workings of the new hospitals as well as find out more about the innovative services they offer." HMC's new Medical City complex, which was opened last week by His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al- Thani, represents the biggest healthcare facility expansion in the region and is bringing new services and care options to the people of Qatar. Once fully operational, the three new hospitals will house 500 new hospital beds and 3,000 highly trained clinical and support staff.

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Date:Dec 31, 2017
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