Hasan Jasem Al Nowais is new Chairman of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
400-bed hospital is an extension of US-based Cleveland Clinic
September 11, 2023: Hasan Jasem Al Nowais, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of M42, a global tech-enabled healthcare company headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has been appointed Chairman of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s new Board of Directors.
The hospital has served a record number of patients from the UAE and worldwide, reporting a 20% growth in international patient numbers in H1 2023 over H1 2022.
Part of M42’s network of global healthcare providers, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi was established in 2015 as part of the Abu Dhabi government’s vision to build a world-class healthcare ecosystem.
Model of care
The 400-bed hospital is an extension of the world-renowned US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model of care. It addresses a range of complex and critical care requirements.
Hasan Jasem Al Nowais said: “In under 10 years, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has built an impressive reputation as the leading complex care facility in the [Middle East] region. This is a testament to our partners at Cleveland Clinic and our world-class caregivers. Across the M42 network, we bring to life the government’s vision to provide world-class healthcare in Abu Dhabi.”
Al Nowais also noted: “M42, together with Cleveland Clinic, will continue to take the world-class facility in Abu Dhabi from strength to strength, ensuring even greater delivery of complex services to the sickest of the sick.
“The partnership is two-fold; we will integrate Cleveland Clinic’s high-quality care model across our network while also working together to harness the M42’s innovative technologies, such as AI and genomic sequencing, to deliver more precise, patient-centric, and preventative care,” Hasan Al Nowais added.
Earlier this year, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi opened the Fatima bint Mubarak Center, a state-of-the-art facility providing innovative, personalised care for cancer patients.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has been instrumental in driving key initiatives related to education and research to upskill current and future talent and position the UAE as a knowledge hub.
M42 is a first-of-its-kind integrated healthcare company, combining G42 Healthcare’s unique medical and data-centric technologies with Mubadala Health’s world-class care provision.
M42 owns a global portfolio of health-tech and healthcare companies with over 450 facilities in 24 countries. The company recently acquired Diaverum, the world’s third-largest dialysis provider.
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, a cornerstone of the M42 network, has earned a reputation for its world-class complex care, making it a preferred choice for patients across the globe.
Dr Tomislav Mihaljevic, CEO and President and Morton L. Mandel, CEO and Chair of Cleveland Clinic, said: “Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is now one of the most accomplished hospitals in Cleveland Clinic’s global health system. Our caregivers have set new standards for patient-centric care driven by research, education, and innovation. The recent H1 international patient results and rankings demonstrate Cleveland Clinic’s vision to be the best place to receive care, anywhere.”
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi ranked as the only hospital in the UAE and GCC on the global list of top 250 hospitals from 28 countries in Newsweek’s 2023 ‘World’s Best Hospitals’ list.
Featured image: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi hospital exterior view. Image: M42
M42 is an Abu Dhabi-based, global tech-enabled healthcare company at the forefront of medical advancement. The company is seeking to transform lives through innovative clinical solutions that can solve the world’s most critical health and diagnostic challenges.
By harnessing innovative solutions and unique medical and data-centric technologies, including genomics and AI, M42 transforms the traditional healthcare ecosystem and delivers precise, patient-centric, preventative care.
About Cleveland Clinic:
Cleveland Clinic is a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical centre integrating clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, it was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based on cooperation, compassion, and innovation principles.
Cleveland Clinic has pioneered many medical breakthroughs, including coronary artery bypass surgery and the first face transplant in the United States.
About Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi:
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, an M42 company, is a multispecialty hospital on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model of care, specifically designed to address a range of complex and critical care requirements special to the Abu Dhabi population.