PHOENIX, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners Development, LLC, today announced a partnership with American World Clinics (AWC) to jointly develop an international medical center in the nation of Barbados. The $100 million project will be located on a 21.5 acre site in St. Peters, Barbados and represents AWC's first site in a global development program for the export of American medicine to the international community.
The centerpiece of the project, a surgical specialty hospital will consist of 12 operating rooms to serve both international medical travelers and local patients in the Caribbean region. It will feature 60 inpatient beds, ICU capabilities, 12 operating rooms, an interventional lab, and state of the art facilities for diagnostics and therapeutics. Multidisciplinary clinic space, including dental and concierge medicine, will be located adjacent to the hospital.
Winners Development has created and collaborated on hospital and healthcare projects throughout the U.S. and views their relationship with AWC as an opportunity to expand their footprint in the growing global health market. The collaboration calls on Winners Development to manage project funding, construction and campus development with AWC providing operational expertise, staffing, and marketing for AWC-Barbados.
According to Lee Ploszaj, President and CEO of Winners, his team will be joining the American World Clinics team in Barbados from September 23-27 to meet with business and government leaders and move developmental and planning aspects of the project forward. Presently, the facility is expected to open in 2015. Said Ploszaj, "We believe AWC has developed a unique business model predicated on best clinical practices and the highest levels of service, and we're extremely excited to be a part of this project."
Paul Angelchik, MD, Chairman and CEO of American World Clinics, stated, "We welcome to AWC- Barbados the experience, and high quality expertise which Winners Companies brings to our project. With their development leadership and a shared vision of excellence, they are a perfect fit to help us set new standards in global health care services delivery."
About Winners Development, LLC
Winners Development is a privately held real estate development company with over 35 years experience in the development and construction of large scale projects spanning the educational, hospitality, government, entertainment and healthcare industries. The company and its strategic partners finance, design, build, manage and acquire real estate and essential infrastructure assets for local, state and federal government agencies, as well as for private sector healthcare and energy-related enterprises on a turnkey basis.
About American World Clinics – Barbados, Ltd.
American World Clinics (AWC), with offices in Glendale, Arizona, USA, has created a unique business model designed around the exportation of U.S. acute care medical expertise to the most desirable global locations. The AWC platform incorporates well trained, board certified U.S. physicians and surgeons as well as international practitioners deploying the latest medical technology, treatments and recognized best practices in care delivery. AWC has created a new and unique style of practice, where its doctors and dentists will work free of the administrative and bureaucratic obstacles that often interfere with patient care. The result will be an energetic, collegial environment where stronger patient-doctor relationships and physician satisfaction create a shared culture of exceptional experience for both patients and doctors. In addition, AWC will offer an education facility, and partner with public and private entities in education, life sciences, and other specialty areas. Find out more at www.americanworldclinics.com.
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