American Hospital Management Company (AHMC) Announces that Mount Saint John's Medical Centre has Achieved Caribbean Association of Medical Councils Accreditation

American Hospital Management Company (AHMC) announces that Mount Saint John's Medical Centre* (MSJMC) has achieved internationally respected Caribbean Association of Medical Councils (CAMC) Accreditation and established a formal affiliation with the University of the West Indies (UWI) enabling Mount Saint John's Medical Centre* to be recognized as an official teaching hospital

Mar 02, 2011, 11:00 ET from American Hospital Management Company

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Mount Saint John's Medical Centre* executive team confirmed that the team's efforts and preparation for the CAMC Accreditation process had been successful. This accreditation was only possible after a considerable amount of hard work by the Mount Saint John's Medical Centre* team laying the groundwork for a successful on-site survey by a respected and experienced team of CAMC surveyors.

Effective on Tuesday March 1st, 2011 (ST. JOHN'S, ANTIGUA) The Honourable Baldwin Spenser attended a ceremony at Mount St. John's Medical Centre* recognizing the hospital for its CAMC Accreditation and recent affiliation with the University of the West Indies (UWI) the signing of an affiliation agreement which enables the institution to officially be designated as a teaching hospital. The Prime Minister was also there to celebrate Mount Saint John's Medical Centre's* second anniversary, as well as, the commissioning of the four new anesthesia machines.

With a workforce of nearly 400 and a medical staff of over 60, Mount St. John's Medical Centre* is one of the island's largest employers. As the only tertiary level hospital of its kind in the lower Eastern Caribbean the newly designated 185-bed teaching hospital offers a full range of services including primary care, to advanced critical care as the only hospital in Antigua & Barbuda with ICU beds, and state-of-the-art diagnostic services which include the recent installation on an open MRI, the only one in the Eastern Caribbean. MSJMC* affiliated physicians offer an array of medical services and specialties including the region's only pediatric surgical services.

"This is an excellent example of how Public-Private partnerships evolve and adapt to create successful ventures which can effectively increase patient access to quality healthcare services and create opportunities to nurture and promote the development of future physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals, said Dr. Raymond Mansoor, prominent and respected MSJMC* physician.

Victor Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of MSJMC stated, "I am most excited about working alongside dedicated administrative and clinical staff. Our patients are better served by the recent UWI Accreditation and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda has a lot to be proud of as truly establishing a centre for health care excellence."

"We are pleased to announce the CAMC Accreditation and the signing of the UWI affiliation agreement and I would also like to take this time to recognize the distinguished efforts of Dr. Raymond Mansoor who had the perseverance, vision and desire to see the accreditation process through to its successful conclusion," stated Randall D. Arlett, President and Managing Director of American Hospital Management Company.

About American Hospital Management Company

American Hospital Management Company (AHMC), is a Washington, DC, USA based diversified international healthcare system whose focus is on the administration, management, and development of international hospitals and healthcare systems. Founded in 1998, AHMC has grown to be the leading international hospital management and administration outsourcing company. AHMC provides turn-key, outsourced administrative and management services to hospitals and health systems. AHMC currently operates medical facilities in various regions and countries of the world including: Antigua & Barbuda, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Ghana, Honduras, and Panama.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Randall D. Arlett, President & Managing Director

American Hospital Management Company

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rarlett@americanhospitalmanagement.com

Contact: Ralph Foster, 210-744-1172, rfoster@americanhospitalmanagement.com



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