Academic Medical Centre

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Academic Medical Centre

A health care facility that is often linked to a medical school and/or university complex and closely affiliated with or part of a degree-granting university. There are 120 to 380 academic medical centers in the US, depending on one’s definition.
Mission Teaching of medical students and physicians in training; research; tertiary patient care.
Additional components, AMCs Schools for other health professions—nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, and allied health professions—and other clinical entities—faculty group practices, community health centres, nursing homes and, increasingly, community-based networks of practitioners.
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The upcoming teaching hospital, expected to be completed by 2018, will be the biggest private academic hospital in the region.
The hospital, once complete, will be the biggest private academic hospital in the Middle East region.
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The investigators also looked at a single urban academic hospital in Aurora, Colo.
The company is set to open 15 more hospitals in the next five years, including a private academic hospital in the region, as per a company statement.
As part of the agreement, the academic hospital will be the first in the country to use the new IntelliSite digital pathology system of Philips to enable faster and better diagnosis of cancer and patient treatment.

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