Popular Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal visited Thumbay Hospital – Dubai on Tuesday, 29th August 2017. The actor was at the hospital to meet and greet his fans as part of the promotion of his new film. Arjun was welcomed at the hospital by members of the administrative team of Thumbay Hospital Dubai. Accompanied by them, the actor toured the modern facilities of the hospital. He also visited the outlets of various Thumbay Group brands within the hospital, like Thumbay Medical Tourism, Thumbay Pharmacy, Zo & Mo Opticals, Nutri Plus Vita and Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe. The celebrity visitor was appreciative of the latest equipment and state-of-the-art technology in use at the hospital. He was particularly impressed with the recently launched ‘telemedicine’ facility at the hospital. The hospital’s telemedicine service uses a mobile application platform incorporating advanced communications technologies to support long-distance video visits, wellness care, patient health education, push alerts, health analytics, electronic health records administration etc., maximizing patient convenience. Elaborating on the telemedicine service, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said, “The telemedicine service is part of our continuous efforts to maximize patient convenience. The service seeks to enable access to our world-class healthcare from the comfort of the patient’s home or office. Apart from hassle-free healthcare access, it would also enable us to manage health records electronically, enable automated prescriptions and long term medical history access and provide emergency assistance, achieving improved clinical outcomes and healthy life through education, technology and accessibility.” The actor also experienced the Marhaba Lounge, a unique offering from Thumbay Hospitals which delivers personalized services and fast-tracks patients’ requirements including registration formalities, consultation, examination/diagnosis, procedures, documentation, billing etc., requiring minimal waiting times. About Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates academic hospitals in the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & Sharjah) and Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of day care centers and state-of-the-art family clinics at various locations in the UAE, making it the largest network of private academic hospitals in the region. All the hospitals and clinics provide clinical training for the students of Gulf Medical University (GMU), the leading private medical university in the region owned by Thumbay Group. They treat patients from over 175 nationalities, and are staffed by doctors, nurses and technicians from over 25 different countries, speaking more than 50 languages. Thumbay Group also operates CAP-accredited diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and retail pharmacy outlets (Thumbay Pharmacy), in the UAE and India. The Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022, taking the total number of hospitals to 15 worldwide. Established by the Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, today Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate with presence across 20 sectors of business including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution. Thumbay Group follows a strategic plan, according to which the Group aims to expand its businesses over ten times, with global presence. The strategic vision plan aims to quadruple the employee strength to 20,000 by the year 2022.