USARAD Holdings Inc. SECONDOPINIONS.COM® Partners With Prestigious Dar Al Shifa Hospital In Kuwait

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One of the Most Distinguished Private Hospitals in the Middle East to Receive Quality Assurance, Second Opinion and Teleradiology Expert Services

USARAD Holdings Inc. a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and telemedicine solutions provider, including® – consumer division is gaining international attention with its innovative and technologically advanced services. The telemedicine industry pioneer is now partnering with Dar Al Shifa Hospital in Kuwait.

Founded and established in 1963 as the first private hospital in Kuwait, Dar Al Shifa began as a maternity care hospital with very few beds and has since grown into a 120 bed medical facility including NICU, ICU, CCU, integrated one day surgery ward, 7 OR beds and 9 Labor rooms annually reaching a turnover of 250,000 visits in OPD and 15,000 admissions.

With the vision of providing exceptional quality care, Dar Al Shifa is the first hospital in Kuwait attaining International Accreditation in 2007 (CCHSA) and twice re-accredited in 2010 and 2013 by Accreditation of Canada at a “Platinum“ level.

Dar Al Shifa hospital is employing the latest state-of-the-art healthcare solutions, integrating the best research evidence with a highly qualified medical staff, holding internationally recognized certifications and experiences.

In line with the hospital's vision, the Diagnostic Imaging Center offers the most up to date diagnostic technologies; the imaging team is focused on identifying opportunities leading to quality improvements in patient care, reduced turnaround times, efficiency and safety. The Diagnostic Imaging Center at Dar Al Shifa is the first and only one in the Middle East and 4th outside of the United States to achieve an American College of Radiology accreditation for its MRI & CT services and to be awarded with an “Image Gently “ logo.

The Internationally accredited Imaging Center at Dar Al Shifa is in compliance with Healthcare Quality Standards and has teamed up with USARAD Holdings Inc. &® to receive quality assurance, second opinion, subspecialty teleradiology and expert telemedicine services. “We are honored to partner with USARAD Holdings and their world renowned radiologists and other medical consultants. Their unique service will further improve healthcare, benchmark our service and will benefit thousands of our patients and the community as a whole,” said CEO Ahmad Nasrallah of Dar Al Shifa. Dr. Michael Yuz, founder and CEO of USARAD & added, “We are honored to provide our unique and advanced telemedicine and teleradiology services to such a prestigious institution as Dar Al Shifa. We look forward to bringing first class medical care to the people of the Middle East.”

About USARAD Holdings Inc. and®

USARAD Holdings Inc. contains two operating divisions – and
Second®. a leading Joint Commission Accredited
Teleradiology company provides service for a variety of medical facilities in the U.S. and
abroad. We offer a full range of sub-specialty and general radiology exams. is committed to providing timely and responsive image review.® is a medical consultation and second opinions leader providing second opinion consultation services to customers by board certified physicians in all medical specialties.® provides services to individual consumers and also contracts with insurance companies, corporations and medical centers of excellence.

About Dar Al Shifa Hospital, Kuwait

Dar Al Shifa Hospital was established in 1963 on its old premises in Kuwait City and is the first private hospital in the State of Kuwait. Dar Al Shifa began as a private maternity care hospital, and has since then grown from strength to strength to encompass a wide spectrum of healthcare services. In its early years, the hospital’s growing reputation in maternity care led to the addition of further services such as pediatric care, ENT, internal medicine, orthopedic, cardiology, surgery, plastic surgery, dermatology, ophthalmology, urology and other specialties The hospital's services, standards and staff competencies are grounded in corporate essence as reflected in its vision, mission and corporate values. The hospital governance envisions enabling the community to lead and enjoy a healthier lifestyle, by offering hope, healing and the utmost in care to our patients.
Accreditations and affiliations:

  •     Accreditation of Canada (2007, 2011, 2013) International Q mentum- Platinum Level
  •     ACR CT scan (2013) “Image gently” Logo
  •     ACR MRI (2014)
  •     ISO 2200 (2011& 2014) for Catering Services
  •     “Best Technology Award Nominee" (2013) Diagnostic Imaging Center
  •     NDNQI (2014) for nursing services


    Debbie Liebross                                     Amber Statler
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