Initiative designed to improve quality of life for patients with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and obesity
Dedicated programme is available to Damana SaicoHealth members in Dubai
Dubai, UAE: Damana, a leading insurer in the GCC, and Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, one of the UAE’s leading healthcare providers, have joined forces to launch a life-changing Chronic Care Management Programme (CCM) for people with chronic conditions.
The progressive initiative has been designed specifically to assist patients with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and obesity. With real-time support of a case manager, treating physician and monitoring tool, members are guided through healthier habits and ways to manage and slow down the progression of their condition.
The programme, which is open to Damana SaicoHealth members over the age of 30 with one of the four chronic conditions, aims to empower patients to better understand and manage their situation to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Georges Chidiac, the Executive Vice President & General Manager of Damana, said: “Raising awareness of the importance of preventative care is at the core of the work we do at Damana SaicoHealth and this partnership with Medcare underlines our commitment to offer unrivalled services to our members and the wider community. We are grateful to our partners Medcare for this programme, which will be a game-changer for so many people. We look forward to helping patients manage their conditions and living a healthier lifestyle.”
Andre Daoud, Group Chief Executive Officer, Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, said: “The launch of this programme with our healthcare partners ensures that our patients get the best, most up-to-date care and information that will allow them to better manage their health. Our aim is to encourage patients to use the CCM services which are designed to help them feel more in control of their health, more supported, and more motivated to care for themselves between consultations with their doctor. Thanks to Damana providing coverage for this programme we are able to reach a greater number of people with chronic conditions and provide the level of support they need and deserve.”
Limited spaces are available on the programme, which comprises a series of 11 sessions over the course of a year. Once eligibility criteria are met, each patient will get a dedicated case manager as their primary contact for their wellness journey and will have access to lifestyle coaching to set achievable wellness targets in real time.
Those enrolled in the programme can download an app to help manage their conditions. Additional benefits include discounted subscriptions to services such as meal plans, personal trainers, gyms, and yoga sessions, along with the option of a complimentary session with a psychologist.
DAMANA, is a leading insurance organization in the GCC. Originally founded in 1964, DAMANA offers a wide range of insurance solutions for personal and corporate use. DAMANA provides tailor-made solutions for its clients in most sectors of insurance and services clients locally through 7 offices in 5 countries in the Gulf and Lebanon. DAMANA’s growth, is powered by its team of over 200 specialized employees. DAMANA received its inaugural financial strength rating by AM best in 2015 and today, DAMANA helps clients aim for success, overcome hurdles, and achieve their business aspirations. DAMANA is a registered trademark for Saudi Arabian Insurance Company B.S.C.
MIG, part of the larger Mawarid Group of Companies (MHC), is the owner of one of the leading Insurance and Reinsurance organizations in the Middle East. Through its subsidiaries ACE and DAMANA, MIG boasts a comprehensive portfolio and a uniquely diverse clientele. The group possesses over 65 years of experience in the industry with unparalleled local knowledge and global reach.
Medcare is the premium private healthcare provider under the parent group, Aster DM Healthcare. Operating leading state-of-the-art Hospitals, including Medcare Multi-specialty Hospital in Dubai and Sharjah, Medcare Women & Children Hospital, Medcare Orthopedics and Spine Hospital (MOSH), and 15 medical centres in the UAE, Medcare has established a strong presence in the UAE.
Medcare is dedicated to offer premium integrated health services in accordance with the highest quality. From talent to technology to facilities and treatment, Medcare maintains the highest possible standards in healthcare delivery. All Medcare hospitals and medical centres are accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), which is considered the gold standard in global healthcare. Apart from this, Medcare facilities have won several certifications.
What sets Medcare apart is its exceptional multi-cultural, multi-lingual team of doctors who have received extensive training from some of the top-notch medical institutes around the world. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the Medcare team provides optimal, guideline-based treatment to patients, with the support of trained nurses, dieticians, rehabilitation therapists and technologists. Living by its simple promise “We’ll Treat You Well”, Medcare’s team is fully committed to providing high quality, personalized medical care to every patient.