- First virtual hospital on Metaverse to interact with patients and improve patient experience.
- First yoga studio and fitness studio on Metaverse offering fitness programs, Yoga for metaverse users.
Thumbay Group’s pioneering role in the region has led to the creation of something uniquely futuristic with state-of-the-art facilities in education, health and fitness. This is the first project of its kind in the region and has put in place a roadmap for the next two years so that customers can access services on the metaverse. The solution is to create an application where users can create their avatars and interact with the metaverse platform. Users will have the ability to customize their avatars. The platform will support 25 languages.
A full-fledged virtual hospital will be built in a multi-phase project on a metaverse platform providing patients with an immersive healthcare experience. From the Patient Experience Center, full tour of the hospital and departments. Tele-consultation, Several doctors consulting a case in a virtual clinic, Second opinions from various doctors, Local language avatars and attire to welcome patients in the medical tourism service. First aid and preventative health programs using AR/VR and AI programs to educate patients and suggest treatment plans.
A full-fledged virtual medical university will be built in a multi-phase project on a metaverse platform providing students with an immersive experience in medical education. The entire university and various gulf medical college labs will continue on the metaverse, giving students the ability to learn in the virtual world, create their avatars to interact with faculty and other students on the metaverse. Practice your skills on virtual patients and simulated 3D labs with gamification techniques for quick learning.
Thumbay Groups Unique The first phase of the project will be commissioned by the end of this year. Where students, patients and wellness enthusiasts and the community at large will benefit from the technology platform developed by Thubay Group on Metaverse, taking engagement to the next level.
Initially, Gulf Medical University will educate new applicants with an interactive method on Metaverse to choose the right health professions course and to tour the university and labs on Metaverse. Students can enroll in courses and pay their fees in cryptocurrency through their crypto wallets.
The metaverse application will be developed by visualizing Gulf Medical University and the prospective student can create a basic avatar. They could customize their avatar based on hair color and skin tone, which will each have 2 options. The university receptionist greeted students in their mother tongue. The platform will have the ability to auto-identify the language of the students using the IP address. First phase Twenty-five different languages will be supported by the platform. Students could see the facilities and the list of courses offered by the university. They could walk into the admissions office where they could interact with the admissions counselor for about ten minutes. They will also have the opportunity to visit two laboratories and explore it.
Initially, Thumbay’s Virtual Hospital on Metaverse will educate patients with preventative programs and provide healthcare counseling also provided in the inpatient hospital and room experience for patients requiring elective surgeries. The telehealth module will teleport doctors to the metaverse and provide patients with appropriate health guidance and advice. Students at Gulf Medical University will also use this technology for role-playing and virtual patient learning using AR/VR technologies.
The first phase of – THUMBAY Hospital Patient Experience Center, the app will be developed by viewing the Thumbay Medicity. The user will be able to create a basic avatar. They could customize their avatar based on hair color and skin tone, which will each have 2 options. The hospital receptionist greeted users in their mother tongue. The platform will have the ability to automatically identify the language of users using the IP address. Twenty-five different languages will be supported by the platform. Users will be able to go to the Marhaba lounge, where they will be informed about the Hospital and the services offered by a manager. They will be able to view the services offered and its details. A ten-minute interaction session with a doctor from a specific department will be made available to the user, during which he can also schedule a visit to the hospital.
The Body and Soul Wellness Studio will help the community as a whole keep pace with their fitness programs in the metaverse and can select different landscapes in front of them to motivate them to do their regular exercises. The Virtual Fitness studio will be equipped with various exercise routines with the user and select. The full body analysis will help the user to select the appropriate exercise routines.
The app will also have a specific yoga training module for Metaverse users to learn yoga and conduct training with the correct postures shown to them on the metaverse.
Dr Thumbay Moideen said: “We are very happy to take these initiatives and to be in step with the developments of the future and to explore all the opportunities to develop our core business in the fields of education, health, research and well-being. Thumbay Medicity is a one-stop destination and regional center for futuristic medical education, cutting-edge healthcare and cutting-edge research”
About Thumbay Hospital Network
The Thumbay Hospital network, which today has the distinction of being the largest chain of private teaching hospitals in the region, treats patients from 175 countries. Thumbay Group’s healthcare division operates 8 teaching hospitals with 800 inpatient bed facilities, 10 family clinics/medical center, 5 diagnostic laboratories and 46 retail pharmacies and First Drive through Pharmacy. The university and the network of Thumbay University Hospitals and Clinics together train about 20% of the doctors and about 60% of the health professionals in the country, creating a significant impact on the health sector of the country and the region. The group employs more than 3,500 people, including 400 doctors. Thumbay Labs performs a large number of RT-PCR tests daily and two hospitals with more than 200 beds dedicated to the treatment of Corona inpatients. Thumbay Medical Tourism Department is very active in promoting all medical tourism related services speaking more than 20 languages and having representative office in more than 50 countries.
About Thumbay Medicity
Thumbay Medicity is home to Gulf Medical University – the region’s leading private medical university, Thumbay University Hospital – the region’s largest private teaching hospital, Thumbay Dental Hospital – the nation’s first private dental hospital and the largest University Dental Hospital in the Middle East region’s private sector and Thumbay Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Hospital – the largest state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital in the country. It also has Thumbay Pharmacy outlets – including the largest robotic pharmacy, in addition to the central Thumbay Labs laboratory – the largest CAP-accredited private diagnostic laboratories in the region. In addition, there are leisure and hospitality facilities such as Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, Thumbay Food Court with 5 food brands offering cuisine from Asia, India, China, South India and Arabic, The Terrace Restaurant, Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, as well as the upcoming Thumbay Housing Project. to accommodate 2,500 staff and students. With its state-of-the-art facilities and top quality amenities, Thumbay Medicity will attract a population of 15,000 visitors per day.