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Healthcare Facebook account. Once the registration is complete, users can customise search based on doctors, conditions, symptoms, hospitals or specialties, view professional profile and ratings of doctors and make a real-time booking for select doctors. The app allows the users to directly access the schedule of the doctors, find directions and add favourites for their search items. Additionally, adding the family insurance cards and medical reports makes it easyto access the details when needed. The app also allows making appointments for family members. Another highlight of the app is the SOS service that directly calls the UAE emergency number to help patients during an emergency. Together with UAE’s love for smartphones, and a desperate need for quality and timely healthcare service, MyMedicNow has room for not just growth in the 18 September 2017 UAE, but also across the region. MyMedicNow can be downloaded on smart phones via: IOS: https://itunes.apple. com/us/app/mymedic/ id1258155603?ls=1&mt=8 Android: https://play.google. com/store/apps/details?id=com. mymedic.mymedic Website: http://www. mymedicnow.com/ NMC acquisition of three hospitals in KSA gets green light from Saudi authority Strategic investment to inject USD $40m • NMC receives all regulatory approvals for long-term care facility in Jeddah • Agrees to terms to acquire two new profitable hospitals • Plans for a new 170-bed greenfield facility N MC Health, the leading integrated healthcare provider, operating across the United Arab Emirates, announced that it has received all regulatory approvals for its long- term care facility, Chronic Care Specialty Medical Center (CCSMC), in Jeddah, KSA. CCSMC is believed to be one of the first Greenfield medical facilities in Saudi Arabia to be established by a non-KSA company. Prasanth Manghat, CEO of NMC Health stated, “NMC would like to thank the Saudi government for the support it has offered us during the regulatory approval process. With a total licensed capacity now at about 700 beds, we see the KSA as an important part of NMC’s growth strategy and will continue to identify areas in which we can fill gaps in the country’s healthcare offerings.” “The 220-bed long-term care facility initiated operations with 50