PHOENIX, USA — Winners Development has announced a partnership with American World Clinics (AWC) to jointly develop an international medical centre in Barbados. The $100 million project will be located on a 21.5 acre site in St Peters 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 US 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.”
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