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Smart City hospital to be supplied by GE Healthcare

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The new healthcare centre at Smart City, S Ioannes Paulus II, will be supplied by General Electric, Synesis Ltd.In a statement, Synesis Ltd said it chose GE as its strategic partner for the supply of medical equipment, solutions for departments with high technological impact and energy solutions.It said the facility would be one of a mono-specialistic nature, dedicated to the entire skeletal system; with surgical activities in orthopaedics and neurosurgery (spine and skull); also specialising in the field of sports medicine and rehabilitation.

Various day-surgery activities would be available.GE Healthcare would be flanked by Johnson & Johnson Medical in the development of the project.The hospital is to be constructed on a 16,000 sq metre plot of land in Smart City with a structure totalling 23,500 sq metres internally and housing 214 patient bed rooms, including 50 suites. A further 3,000 sq metres have been dedicated to sports medicine.The agreement with GE Healthcare also identifies a new software for the management of the hospital and for the analysis of clinical data and the development of applied research.

The hospital, which should be open by the end of 2018, is expected to create employment for some 1,000 people including doctors, nurses and administrative personnel and indirect staff through the various services required.It will be built with technologically advanced systems, with great attention to environmental sustainability and energy efficiency, and with the exploitation of alternative energy sources such as geothermal and photovoltaics.

Source:Times of Malta
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