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Over 500,000 Patients Served by the Northern Borders’ Hospitals in 6 Months
25 August 2019

​​According to the Northern Borders Health Affairs, over the first half of this year (2019), affiliated hospitals have served more than 500,000 patients, with 347,398 emergencies, 252,251 outpatients, and 20,442 inpatients. The hospitals, also, performed 7,047 surgeries, 141,878 radiation examinations, 1,344,173 lab tests, 13,267 dialysis sessions, in addition to paying 6,083 home medical visits to those patients enrolled in the Home Medicine Program (HMP).


It is worth mentioning that the Northern Borders Health Affairs features ten specialized medical centers (a cardiac center, three diabetes centers, three kidney centers, and three dental centers), as well as 11 hospitals with a 1,410-bed capacity, which are enhanced with a number of delicate medical specialties such as: neurosurgery, heart surgery, bariatric surgery, endoscopy, and others. Besides, the Affairs has 48 primary healthcare centers.






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