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medical district

A popular term for any zone in a city with a disproportionate increase in the number of hospitals. For example, the Chicago medical district of the early 20th century was a seven-block area containing the Chicago College of Dental Surgery, Rush Medical College, Presbyterian Hospital, West Side Hospital, Frances Willard Hospital, and the Homeopathic Hospital.
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The Ras Al Khaimah Medical District has revealed plans to develop and expand the trauma and operations departments at the Saqr Hospital.
Dr Abdullah Al Nuaimi, director of Ras Al Khaimah Medical District, said they are geared up to develop, expand and maintain the departments in view of the pressing demand.
The Illinois Medical District on Chicago's West Side has suggested a life-sciences innovation district.
Departments from the UAE's Ajman Government -- including General Command of Ajman Police, Ajman Municipality and Planning Departments, Ajman Medical District, and the Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Centre in Ajman -- have been given one week by HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of Ajman Executive Council to submit a detailed report into the 'deplorable incident' that saw contaminated water being delivered to a residential tower in Ajman earlier this June.
KUWAIT, May 8 (KUNA) -- 1999 -- Mohammad Abdulrahman Al-Bahar Ophthalmology Center was inaugurated at Al-Sabah Medical District. 2005 - Al-Arabi club crowned His Highness the Amir 43rd football cup after beating Al-Kazma Club with penalty kicks 2011 -- Amiri Decree 143/2011 designated His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah as head of a new Cabinet.
The Premier gave directives to start the Muharraq medical district - which includes an elderly care centre, a hospital specialised in treating sclerosis, a maternity hospital and car park.
Vista Capital Company has announced it has closed USD 10 million of financing for the Indianapolis Candlewood Suites, located in the city's medical district, the company said.
Consulting firm IGNITE CITIES reported on Tuesday the opening of a Smart Medical District in partnership with the Illinois Medical District (IMD), one of the largest health innovation hubs in the US.
The developers of a proposed $75 million apartment project near Duluth, Minnesota's, expanding downtown medical district hope to attract doctors, nurses and other health professionals as tenants.
Meanwhile, the activities of the Umm al-Quwain medical district included numerous events as well.
(NYSE:VCRA), a recognized provider of clinical communication and workflow solutions, announced the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) Children's Hospital at Sabah Medical District is deploying Vocera technology throughout its new oncology building to improve care team communication and create a quieter, more healing environment for patients, the company said.