Health City Cayman Islands Performs Brain Surgery With Patient Awake

Health City Cayman Islands Performs Brain Surgery With Patient Awake

CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 15, 2017) – In a first for the English-speaking Caribbean, neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have successfully performed another advanced procedure by surgically removing part of a brain tumor while the patient was awake. The procedure – known as awake craniotomy or awake brain surgery, enables the surgeons to remove, partly…

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Canadian Boxing Champ Retains Title While Fighting For Charity

Canadian Boxing Champ Retains Title While Fighting For Charity

HAMILTON, ONTARIO (June 22, 2017) – Canadian boxing champ and Hamilton, Ontario hometown hero Steven “The Piranha” Wilcox successfully defended his belt while fighting for a cause during his recent title bout in Canada. Wilcox, who is now 17-2-1, retained his World Boxing Association-North American Boxing Association (WBA-NABA) Super Lightweight title by defeating Oscar Arjona from…

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Health City Cayman Islands Celebrates Three Years Of Achievement

Health City Cayman Islands Celebrates Three Years Of Achievement

CAYMAN ISLANDS (April 27, 2017) – Health City Cayman Islands, the renowned Caribbean hospital, has treated more than 29,000 patients since it opened its doors three years ago. Caribbean hospital has treated patients from 60 countries in the past year. As Health City celebrates its third anniversary this month, officials at the Joint Commission International-accredited…

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Health City Cayman Islands Continues Conservation Commitment This Earth Day

Health City Cayman Islands Continues Conservation Commitment This Earth Day

CAYMAN ISLANDS (April 22, 2017) – To coincide with this year’s Earth Day on Saturday, April 22 Health City Cayman Islands has released its 2016 Conservation Report, highlighting results including significantly reduced electricity demands, limited waste output and efficiently recycled rainwater and sewage, culminating in a small environmental footprint for the facility. Health City was…

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Direct Charter Flights To Bring St Maarten Patients To Health City Cayman Islands

Direct Charter Flights To Bring St Maarten Patients To Health City Cayman Islands

CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 27, 2017) – Cayman Islands based tertiary care hospital Health City Cayman Islands announced today that direct charter flights to St Maarten will bring patients from that country to the Cayman Islands for specialized medical treatment. Following an agreement between Health City Cayman Islands and SZV Social & Health Insurances, the government-owned…

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Health City Sports Ambassador Wins Boxing Bout

Health City Sports Ambassador Wins Boxing Bout

CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 24, 2017) – Canadian boxing champ Steven “The Piranha” Wilcox, holder of the World Boxing Association-North American Boxing Association (WBA-NABA) super lightweight title, defeated Argentina’s Jorge Luis Rodriguez in a weekend match on Saturday, March 18. Wilcox was recently named a Sports Ambassador for Health City Cayman Islands. Proceeds for his upcoming…

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Health Care Needs a Better System for Importing Ideas From Abroad

Health Care Needs a Better System for Importing Ideas From Abroad

Read the full column on Wall Street Journal. With political winds potentially changing the U.S. health-care system—yet again—it’s tempting to look inward, rather than outward for solutions. That means opportunities may be lost to learn from innovations abroad in the delivery of health-care services. Other countries are confronting and—in many cases—solving some of the same…

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Turks And Caicos Toddler Gets Critical Diabetic Care In The Cayman Islands

Turks And Caicos Toddler Gets Critical Diabetic Care In The Cayman Islands

CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 3, 2017) – A two-year-old toddler from the Turks and Caicos Islands has a new lease on life after receiving critical diabetic treatment at a Caribbean hospital. Bahamian Lakeisha Wilson, who works as a nutritionist in a Turks and Caicos Islands hospital, traveled to Health City Cayman Islands, a Joint Commission International-accredited…

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World Boxing Champ Teams Up With Caribbean Hospital And Charity To Provide Free Cardiac Care For Children

World Boxing Champ Teams Up With Caribbean Hospital And Charity To Provide Free Cardiac Care For Children

CAYMAN ISLANDS (February 15, 2017) – World Boxing Champion Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines is partnering with a leading Caribbean hospital and charity to bring free cardiac care to children from his homeland. Pacquiao, who together with his wife founded the Emmanuel and Jinkee’s Heart Foundation, has sealed a partnership with Have a Heart Cayman…

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Health City Cayman Islands: A Caribbean Hub For Sports Medicine?

Health City Cayman Islands: A Caribbean Hub For Sports Medicine?

CAYMAN ISLANDS (February 4, 2017) – Health City Cayman Islands may be the go-to Caribbean hospital for Turks and Caicos Islanders needing to treat sports-related injuries, according to a recent beneficiary of treatment at the state-of-the-art medical facility. Judith Robinson, Director of Sports for the Government of Turks and Caicos Islands, shared this assessment along…

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Caymanian college students complete summer fellowship at Health City

Caymanian college students complete summer fellowship at Health City

CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 14, 2016) –  Eighteen Caymanian college students recently completed the inaugural Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program at Health City Cayman Islands. The SURF Fellows were chosen through a competitive application process and completed their fellowships in June and July. “We were very pleased by the diversity of students,” said Richard Parchment, Program…

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Health City And “Have A Heart” Successfully Operated On 100 Children

Health City And “Have A Heart” Successfully Operated On 100 Children

CAYMAN ISLANDS (August 12, 2016) – Health City Cayman Islands has achieved the initial target set by its founder, Dr. Devi Shetty, when it successfully completed 100 heart procedures for children from families with limited financial resources. In partnership with the Have a Heart Cayman organization, Health City was able to operate on young patients from the…

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Miss Universe Supports Mission Of Caribbean Hospital

Miss Universe Supports Mission Of Caribbean Hospital

Positively impacted by Health City Cayman Islands’ humanitarian approach to healthcare, the reigning Miss Universe has pledged her support to advance the mission of the internationally-accredited facility. During her visit to Health City Cayman Islands, Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines spent time with children from Bolivia who received lifesaving heart surgeries through the efforts of…

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Health City and NWDA Announce Healthcare Apprentice Program

Health City and NWDA Announce Healthcare Apprentice Program

Health City Cayman Islands and the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) have collaborated on an innovative program with the aim of providing young Caymanians the opportunity to become qualified support-level healthcare administrators. With destination healthcare set to become the third pillar of the Cayman Islands economy, and due to the continued growth of Health City,…

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Pioneering Treatment for Hypertension Succeeds in the Caribbean

Pioneering Treatment for Hypertension Succeeds in the Caribbean

For the first time in the Caribbean region, surgeons at Health City Cayman Islands successfully performed an operation which relieves serious hypertension. Senior Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Health City Cayman Islands, Dr. Ravi Kishore performed the procedure, known as renal denervation, on Caymanian Allan Ebanks who had been diagnosed with resistant hypertension symptoms that were…

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Health City Cayman Islands Adds Robotic Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

Health City Cayman Islands Adds Robotic Assisted Orthopedic Surgery

Health City Cayman Islands has joined an elite group of hospitals around the world that can perform robotic assisted orthopedic surgery on knees and other joints. “This technology has really changed the way surgeries are performed,” asserted Dr. Alwin Almeida, Health City’s Senior Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon. “With the acquisition of this advanced system we have…

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Health City Completes First Ever TAVI Procedure in the Caribbean

Health City Completes First Ever TAVI Procedure in the Caribbean

The first ever Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI Procedure) undertaken in the English-speaking Caribbean region has been completed at leading tertiary care hospital, Health City Cayman Islands. The complex cardiac procedure was performed on local Cayman Islands patient, Dianna Merren, in February 2016, by Health City Senior Cardiologist, Dr Ravi Kishore and Senior Cardiac Surgeon,…

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Eco-friendly Health City Cayman Islands Releases 2015 Conservation Statistics

Eco-friendly Health City Cayman Islands Releases 2015 Conservation Statistics

Health City Cayman Islands this week released its annual conservation statistics detailing the tertiary care hospital’s water, energy, waste-reduction and landfill diversion efficiencies. Mr. Gene Thompson, Project Director at Health City Cayman Islands, said the eco-friendly JCI accredited hospital had been committed to a conservation-minded business since its inception, from construction through to operations. “We…

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Type 1 Diabetes Patients Receive Educational Tour At Health City

Type 1 Diabetes Patients Receive Educational Tour At Health City

CAYMAN ISLANDS (December 3, 2015) – Health City Cayman Islands recently held a tour of the hospital for young Type 1 Diabetes patients and their families.  The tour included a discussion with medical staff, including Paediatric Endocrinologist, Dr Deepa Subramonian and Registered Dietitian, Stellerie Noyons. The tour, held on 28 November 2015, included treating the families…

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Texas Couple Praises Health City

Texas Couple Praises Health City

When Wayne Wright needed knee replacement surgery, his wife wanted him to undergo the operation in an American hospital, but Wayne did his research and all signs pointed to searching for a solution overseas, more specifically to Health City Cayman Islands. Because Wayne’s company is self-insured, finding an affordable, high quality medical facility was a…

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Cayman Islands Premier Lauds Health City

Cayman Islands Premier Lauds Health City

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (May 25, 2015) – The Premier of the Cayman Islands believes a new Caribbean hospital’s accreditation will stimulate interest in the Caribbean destination as a premier location for world-class healthcare and medical tourism. Speaking at a press conference marking the award of the Joint Commission International’s (JCI) Gold Seal of Approval to Health…

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Health City Cayman Islands Awarded JCI Accreditation

Health City Cayman Islands Awarded JCI Accreditation

CAYMAN ISLANDS (May 13, 2015) – On the heels of Health City Cayman Islands’ first anniversary celebrations, the Caribbean hospital has received the news that it has earned the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission International (JCI), the worldwide leader in accrediting the quality of healthcare. The accreditation commission’s on-site evaluation of Health…

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Health City Cayman Islands Celebrates First Anniversary

Health City Cayman Islands Celebrates First Anniversary

CAYMAN ISLANDS (April 9, 2015) – Health City Cayman Islands celebrates its first anniversary of providing quality and affordable healthcare this month. Since the state-of-the-art medical facility received its first patient 12 months ago, Health City brought life to the shared vision of renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Devi Shetty, and Ascension, the world’s leading non-profit…

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Health City, Cayman Tourism Partner to Promote Medical Travel

Health City, Cayman Tourism Partner to Promote Medical Travel

CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 1, 2015) – The Caribbean’s newest healthcare facility is venturing into a new partnership to strengthen its identity as the region’s premiere destination for world-class healthcare and medical tourism. Shomari Scott, Marketing Director of Health City Cayman Islands, said that the international hospital’s strategy to attract more travelers  seeking medical attention has…

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Health City’s Second Successful LVAD Heart Surgery

Health City’s Second Successful LVAD Heart Surgery

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (December 1, 2014) – Health City Cayman Islands has performed its second successful LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device) heart surgery, allowing another ailing Caribbean national to move to a new beat. Ralph Wright of the Cayman Islands recently benefited from the complex procedure, which is performed at advanced stages of heart…

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American Retiree Chooses Caribbean Hospital for Hip Replacement Surgery

American Retiree Chooses Caribbean Hospital for Hip Replacement Surgery

(October 13, 2014) – Some diligent research into his options for hip replacement surgery led American Michael Lepley to Health City Cayman Islands, and the experience changed his life for the better. Lepley desperately needed the procedure so he set out to learn all he could about the availability of options in Asia, Latin America…

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World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress Shines Spotlight on Health City

World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress Shines Spotlight on Health City

WASHINGTON, DC (September 24, 2014) – The Caribbean’s newest medical facility was the subject of much interest at the World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress held in the Washington, DC area this week. At the Caribbean and Island Ministerial Summit of the conference, the invitation-only audience reviewed an exclusive presentation on Health City Cayman…

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Cayman’s First Ever Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Performed at Health City

Cayman’s First Ever Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Performed at Health City

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (July 24, 2014) – A key milestone in the history of medicine in the Cayman Islands was achieved last week with the country’s first ever Adult and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and first CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery) performed. The patient, a  65 year old woman with diabetes and high blood pressure…

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