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US partner pulls out of deal with Health City

US partner pulls out of deal with Health City

| 07/11/2017 | 20 Comments

(CNS Business): The faith-based US healthcare provider, Ascension, has pulled out of its partnership with Health City Cayman Islands, the East End hospital founded by the internationally renowned Indian cardiac surgeon, Devi Shetty. Since the state-of-the-art facility was first conceived and then through the construction and opening, the hospital’s goals have changed, and the ending […]

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Hospital begins dispensing cannabis oil

Hospital begins dispensing cannabis oil

| 09/05/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Grand Cayman’s CTMH Doctors Hospital and Cayman Pharmacy Group has introduced medical cannabis for physician selected patients who are resident in the Cayman Islands. Case studies reveal life changing results for patients suffering with chronic pain, neuropathic pain and seizures, among other health related problems who are treated with cannabis oil. The medicine […]

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Health insurance firm U-turns on Shetty hospital

Health insurance firm U-turns on Shetty hospital

| 12/04/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS Business): Following a memo sent to British Caymanian Insurance customers last month by management blocking cover for treatment at Health City Cayman Islands in East End, the firm has made an about turn, and in a joint statement with HCCI has announced it will now extend cover to all services at the facility. BritCay […]

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Insurance firm blocks cover at Health City

Insurance firm blocks cover at Health City

| 06/04/2017 | 38 Comments

(CNS Business): British Caymanian Insurance Company (BritCay) will not cover patients to attend Health City Cayman Island for any treatment unrelated to cardiac care. In a memo sent to people who are insured by the agent that represents Colonial Medical Insurance, the firm said it wanted to review all the services that the hospital now […]

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Caymanian med students get chance to work under Shetty

Caymanian med students get chance to work under Shetty

| 08/09/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): Health City Cayman Islands in East End is planning to send four Caymanian college students on pre-med programmes to India next year to work for a month with Dr Devi Shetty, who spearheaded Cayman’s specialist hospital, at one of his Narayana hospitals. Richard Parchment, the manager for HCCI’s Healthcare Explorers Programme, told CNS […]

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Doctors take over local private hospital

Doctors take over local private hospital

| 22/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): A new company made up of doctors as well as local and international investors has bought the Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital. CTMH Holdings Ltd, the newly formed holding company, has also purchased land, buildings and related medical companies. The hospital was sold by Dr Steve Tomlinson, who opened the private sector facility in […]

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Mental health and palliative care lead conference agenda

Mental health and palliative care lead conference agenda

| 07/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Organizers of the sixth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference have confirmed that this year’s event will take place from 29 to 31 October, and will focus on emerging trends in healthcare, especially on mental health, palliative care and allied healthcare. As in previous years, the event is free of charge, with conference costs being covered […]

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HCCI encourages healthcare careers

HCCI encourages healthcare careers

| 21/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Health City officials are gearing up for round two of their summer student internship programme that teaches school students about the various healthcare professions available. After a successful first year, hospital officials said they have agreed to increase the number of students allowed in the programme up to 24 between June and August. 

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$5M invested in MRI machine

$5M invested in MRI machine

| 06/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Hospital’s new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine has set the bar high for the standard of medical imaging in the Cayman Islands. The Health Services Authority (HSA) and members of 3T Cayman said the brand new 3.0 Tesla MRI machine puts Cayman firmly on the map when it comes to […]

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Student offered taste of healthcare careers

Student offered taste of healthcare careers

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) is providing Year 12 students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) a year long internship programme, as well as offering Year 9 and 10 students from government and private high schools week-long internships over the  next seven months. HCCI says that approximately 150 students will benefit from the opportunity […]

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