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Camana Bay Health City hospital approved

The Central Planning Authority has approved Health City Cayman Islands' application to build a new 57-bed hospital in Camana Bay. 

Court grants Doctors Hospital leave to continue with legal action

The Grand Court has given Doctors Hospital permission to move ahead with a judicial review challenging how the government grants an 'institutional' designation to medical facilities.

Legal challenge over government medical designations

Doctors Hospital is seeking a judicial review to challenge the practice in the Cayman Islands of allowing 'institutionally registered' medical professionals to practise without having to adhere to the same criteria as healthcare workers in other facilities.

Health City’s new hospital moves forward

In a few weeks, Health City Cayman Islands will be presenting plans for its new $100 million hospital project earmarked for Camana Bay, with the hope that shovels will hit the ground in September.
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Health City significantly grows outpatient numbers and revenue

The quarterly operating revenues of Health City Cayman Islands increased by 30.6% to US$18.5 million year-on-year.

Health City opens Brac clinic

Health City Cayman Islands opened its new Cayman Brac clinic in Stake Bay last week. 

Health City and Dart to build $100 million hospital in Camana Bay

Health City Cayman Islands and Dart have announced plans to build a $100 million hospital, specialising in cancer and neo-natal intensive care, in Camana Bay.

Cayman has made giant strides in ‘healthcare security’

Significant leaps forward in Cayman’s healthcare capacity helped the islands weather the storm of COVID-19 far better than it may have done a decade ago.

Dr. Devi Shetty featured in Netflix documentary

Founder of Health City Cayman Islands Dr. Devi Shetty will be featured on a BBC-produced documentary, 'The Surgeon’s Cut', which premieres on Netflix on Wednesday, 9 Dec.

Health City, Doctors Hospital opening satellite centres in Camana Bay

Health City and Doctors Hospital are opening medical centres in Camana Bay.

Health City parent company posts quarterly loss

Indian hospital group Narayana Health, parent company of Health City Cayman Islands, reported a consolidated net loss of INR1.2 billion (US$16.0 million) in second-quarter 2020 compared with net profit of INR300.2 million (US$4.05 million) in the same quarter last year.
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30,000 PPE kits arrive in Cayman from China

A shipment of 30,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) kits arrived in the Cayman Islands from China on Thursday as part of efforts to ensure the continued safety of the islands' frontline health workers.

Average age of Cayman COVID-19 patients is 43

COVID-19 has affected residents of all ages in the Cayman Islands, with confirmed cases so far impacting individuals ages 14-84, a group of local doctors from Cayman’s three major hospitals told the press Thursday morning.

Recovered nurse shares COVID-19 experience

A Health City Cayman Islands nurse talks about her battle with and recovery from coronavirus.
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Health City reopens for emergency cases

Health City Cayman Islands, which shut its doors earlier this month after some of its staff were infected with coronavirus by the island's first COVID-19 patient, reopened for emergency and critical care patients Friday.
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Health City following ‘strict infection controls’

Health City Cayman Islands has issued assurances that patients are being monitored and strict protocols are being followed as the hospital lockdown continued
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Health City temporarily closes as staff are tested for coronavirus

Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has said some members of staff at Health City Cayman Islands have fallen ill “what is presumed to be COVID-19.”

Young girl travels to Cayman for life-changing surgery

A 7-year-old Bolivian girl suffering from tiredness, fatigue, and repeated infections was the first paediatric cardiology patient from the Amazon to be treated at...

Health City breaks ground for new cancer centre

Health City Cayman Islands breaks gorund for its new cancer centre, the first of its kind in the region.

Narayana Health makes Fortune list

Fortune has included the parent company of Health City Cayman Islands, Narayana Health, on its list of the world's most innovative healthcare providers in...

Cayman’s hospitals prepare medical supplies for Bahamas

Cayman’s medical community banded together on Thursday to prepare a shipment of supplies for the storm-ravaged people of the Bahamas. Representatives of the Health Services Authority, CTMH Doctors Hospital and Health City Cayman Islands all contributed to the effort to send supplies.

Shetty: Cayman can be ‘capital of medical tourism’

The man behind Health City Cayman Islands, Dr. Devi Shetty was in Grand Cayman last week to speak with government leaders and outline his vision for the future of medical tourism in the region.

Evans family unveils bench in honour of baby Nolan

The Evans family – parents Sean and Ailian and daughter Ashlyn – paid tribute to their son and brother Nolan on Saturday by installing a bench in his memory  at Health City Cayman Islands.

Surgery saved man stabbed in liver

For one man, the pageantry of Batabano this year quickly dissolved into a struggle for survival.

CIBC FirstCaribbean opens branch at Health City

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s opened a new branch at Health City in East End on 12 June with a ribbon cutting ceremony with executives, directors, government officials and guests.

The changing face of Cayman’s workforce: 130 nationalities now in country

When Dr. Binoy Chattuparambil first touched down in the Cayman Islands, the thing that struck him was the traffic and the noise. There was not any.

Health City donates to NFL Alumni

Health City Cayman Islands has donated $20,000 to ‘Caring for Kids’ programme, which is under the umbrella of the National Football League Alumni Association.

EDITORIAL – Health tourism: Just what the doctor ordered

As word continues to spread about Cayman’s excellent healthcare and wellness network, we expect many more health and wellness visitors will find their way here – bringing significant financial and reputational benefits.

Health City reaches out to Cayman student body

The next generation of Cayman health professionals may come from the local student population.

Health City celebrates World Sleep Day

Science is still studying how people can get their best night’s sleep.

Health City boosts profit margin of parent company

Narayana Hrudayalaya, the Indian parent company of Health City Cayman Islands, reported a 32 percent increase in revenue due to the consolidation of the East End-based multi-specialty hospital and growth in other new hospitals.

Medical emergency interrupts trial

The trial of five immigration officers and two civilians was interrupted on Wednesday when the man serving as Spanish-language interpreter had a medical emergency. Witnesses said court recessed at 10:56 a.m. after the man indicated a need to go to the hospital. Earlier he had asked for cold water, which one of the defendants provided to him.

Health City opens expanded intensive care unit

Trauma patients will now have a better chance of surviving, said Health City officials, as they unveiled an expansion of their medical intensive care unit on Monday morning with a ribbon-cutting.

Health City partners with NFL Alumni

Health City Cayman Islands is bringing its services to former professional American football players in a partnership with NFL Alumni.

Hospitals offering hair loss treatments for cancer patients

Hospitals throughout Cayman are offering cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment “cold cap” therapies that assist with hair loss reduction.

‘Mr. Parker’ honored at Chamber awards dinner

When Keith Parker Tibbetts Jr. opened his auto-parts store on North Sound Road in the 1970s, the area was not the booming industrial park that it is today.

Dr. Shetty named as chairman of management college

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, chairman of Narayana Health and founder of Health City Cayman Islands, has been appointed chairman of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore Board of Governors.

EDITORIAL – Health City demonstrates healthy progress

File the subject matter of today’s editorial – Health City Cayman Islands – under the heading of “good news.”

‘I feel like a new man’: American gets knee replacements in Cayman

An award-winning American videographer who could barely walk due to serious arthritis received a successful double knee replacement at Health City Cayman Islands.

Surgery helps rugby player who dislocated shoulder 100 times

A national rugby player who had dislocated his shoulder more than 100 times underwent a rare surgery at Health City Cayman Islands to repair the joint.

Health City may push US system to innovate

There was a time when the American steel industry seemed invincible. The American automotive industry looked rock-solid. The American consumer electronics industry seemed untouchable. In every one of these cases, global competition changed the game forever. Will the same happen to healthcare in the United States?

Health City to add cancer center

Health City Cayman Islands is adding a multimillion-dollar, comprehensive cancer treatment center at its existing facility in East End.

Ambulance crews get to decide on destination

Heidi Presser, 42, was ready to board a plane at Owen Roberts International Airport recently, when she began having trouble breathing and felt pressure in her chest.

Health City fixes rare infant heart defect

Health City Cayman Islands announced Friday that one of its cardiologists performed a successful surgery on an infant born with a rare, life-threatening heart defect.

Bernie Bush recovering from heart surgery

West Bay North MLA Bernie Bush underwent a successful heart bypass surgery at Health City Cayman Islands Wednesday, but the second-term representative’s recovery is expected to take several weeks.

MLA Bernie Bush hospitalized

West Bay North MLA Bernie Bush is expected to undergo heart surgery at Health City Cayman Islands later this week.

Health City, Dr. Shetty recognized with healthcare awards

Health City Cayman Islands and its founder, Dr. Devi Shetty, received awards at America’s largest healthcare conference in Washington, D.C.

Local churches open doors to young heart patients

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands played host to three young Mongolian children and their mothers when the children came to Cayman to undergo heart operations at Health City Cayman Islands.
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Driver arrested in sidewalk crash

A George Town man suspected of dangerous driving was arrested Monday in connection with an accident that seriously injured a pedestrian.

EDITORIAL – Consumer Protection: A turkey of a bill that will not fly

Thanks to the U.K., Cayman no longer has the death penalty, but that does not mean we cannot impose capital punishment on proposed legislation that would impose such harm and cost to our community.

Sidewalk crash victim still critical, police say

The man struck by an out-of-control vehicle while walking along a George Town sidewalk Friday morning remained in critical condition Monday afternoon, Royal Cayman Islands Police officers said.

Major fundraising effort moves young heart patient from Cayman to Florida

Thirteen-year-old Andy Reyes will be getting a heart transplant thanks to the efforts and donations of thousands of strangers who raised more than $500,000 for his surgery.

Narayana Health completes stock buyback of Health City

Health City Cayman Islands and American nonprofit healthcare company Ascension Health Ventures officially dissolved their partnership on Friday, when Narayana Health bought back 74.1 percent of the stock associated with the hospital for the sum of US$32.26 million.

Toy drive brings cheer to sick children

Students at Montessori by the Sea are spreading Christmas joy by donating toys to sick children at Health City Cayman Islands.

Health City apartments set for January opening

The construction site just east of Health City Cayman Islands teemed with workers Tuesday as project developer Gene Thompson took reporters, legislators and members of the public on a tour of the area.

Health City and Ascension part ways

American nonprofit healthcare company Ascension has ended its partnership with Health City Cayman Islands.

Health City physician implants novel cardiac device

Dr. Ravi Kishore of Health City Cayman Islands recently became the first physician in the Caribbean, Central or South America to install a cardiac contractility modulation device to treat heart failure.

Multiple sclerosis patients can meet with new doctor

The MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands is inviting multiple sclerosis patients and their families to meet Dr. Romnesh de Souza and Gene Thompson from Health City Cayman Islands later this month.

Health City driver killed Sunday in East End wreck

A man driving his motorcycle into work early Sunday died after his vehicle and a truck were involved in a collision in East End.

Cayman sends second relief flight to Anguilla

The second relief mission from Cayman to Anguilla took off on Tuesday, bringing medical professionals and vitally needed supplies to one of the islands directly affected by Hurricane Irma.

St. Lucia prime minister praises Health City

St. Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet praised Health City Cayman Islands after meeting with medical professionals at the East End healthcare facility.

Brain surgery on awake patient performed at Health City

A Cayman Islands man who underwent what has been described as the first brain surgery on an awake patient in the English-speaking Caribbean said he is feeling strong and getting back to his normal life.

On humanitarian trip to Anguilla, Irma brings back memories of Ivan

When Premier Alden McLaughlin first stepped on the ground of hurricane-ravaged Anguilla on Tuesday afternoon, he said he had a flashback to September 2004. “It brought back in a rush the images, smells and feelings of the aftermath of Ivan."

Visitor averts tragedy, receives life-saving treatment at Health City

A woman vacationing with family in the Cayman Islands averted tragedy after doctors at Health City Cayman Islands intervened in an unexpected and potentially fatal viral infection.

Health City offers innovative procedure for heart patients

Health City Cayman Islands has become the first hospital in the English speaking Caribbean to offer a new high-tech procedure for patients with irregular heartbeat.

Baby with rare heart defect gets life-saving surgery at Health City

A baby boy born with his heart outside his chest cavity will now be able to live a normal life following a life-saving surgery at Health City Cayman Islands.

BritCay changes course on Health City coverage

Medical insurance provider BritCay agreed Tuesday to reinstate to clients its coverage of all healthcare services at Health City Cayman Islands.

Health City clashes with BritCay over coverage restrictions

Health City Cayman Islands has criticized a BritCay announcement that vastly limits coverage at the East End hospital. BritCay sent a notice to its clients on March 29 informing them that effective April 1 the company would only authorize and reimburse cardiac-related procedures at Health City

BritCay limits Health City coverage to cardiac care

Insurance provider BritCay announced Wednesday that it will only authorize and reimburse for cardiac-related procedures at Health City Cayman Islands, effective April 1. Other procedures will not be covered, the company said.

Health City signs deal with St. Maarten

Patients from the Caribbean island of St. Maarten will be brought to Grand Cayman on weekly charter flights for medical treatment at Health City Cayman Islands, the hospital’s owners announced Monday.

Belizean community in Cayman helps save a countryman’s life

A Belizean bus driver with a near-fatal heart condition received a second lease on life thanks to cross-border fundraising efforts that brought him to Health City Cayman Islands just hours before he suffered a massive heart attack.

500 orthopedic surgeries done at Health City

Since opening two-and-a-half years ago, Health City Cayman Islands has completed 500 orthopedic surgeries. “We are proud to have achieved this milestone in such a short period and look forward to embracing new technologies which have completely changed the way surgeries are performed.”

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