In addition to hospitals and outpatient clinics, Acıbadem Healthcare Group offers a worldwide model with its integrated special healthcare ecosystem. This ecosystem includes various healthcare support institutions and a university.
Acıbadem University trains future healthcare professionals using dynamic and contemporary educational programs with a strong academic teaching team.
In Acıbadem, healthcare support institutions are working hard to continuously improve the patient experience. Acıbadem Project Management develops turnkey hospital establishment projects. Acıbadem Labmed, Labvital, andLabCell offer a wide range of services, including pathology, food control, and stem cell and cord blood banks, within the laboratory framework. Acıbadem Technology develops and improves inhouse software including Hospital Information System. APlus addresses the hygiene and catering requirements of hospitals, and Acıbadem Mobile provides emergency and home care services outside of hospitals.
Acıbadem University was founded in 2007. It is dedicated to the field of health sciences.
A strong academic teaching team uses dynamic and contemporary educational programs to train healthcare students to be future healthcare professionals who will research innovations in all fields of medical science. For the goal of being a strongly research-oriented university, the research laboratories are equipped with the latest state-of-the-art equipment, designed to complement the life sciences and biotechnology fields.
The Clinical Simulation and Advanced Endoscopic-Robotic Surgery Training Center (CASE) is one of the most comprehensive medical training centers in the world. It accommodates multiple departments and advanced technological infrastructure. CASE is one of only two medical training centers worldwide to be awarded the Center of Excellence certificate by the CAE Academy. CASE is accredited by the Network of Accredited Clinical Skills Centers of Europe (NASCE) and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) to provide pre- and post-graduate training.
Acıbadem University offers its students the opportunity to study abroad at esteemed partner universities under the Erasmus Program. It has bilateral agreements with Europe’s most notable universities. The Kerem Aydınlar campus, with 100,000 square meters of enclosed area centrally located on the Asian side of Istanbul, is replete with technologically advanced equipment and offers students a privileged university life.
Acıbadem Project Management began gaining experience in the healthcare sector on a turnkey basis by conducting Acıbadem Healthcare Group’s investment planning, implementation, medical layout, and project finance affairs. It is now an independent company that serves all investment areas. Acıbadem Project Management offers a complete project management service, including contract preparation, testing, and full management of the construction in cooperation with its professional team and domestic and foreign solution partners, with the aim of predicting and managing risks that may arise at any stage of the project process, including investment decision-making.
Turkey’s first accredited clinical laboratory
Acıbadem Healthcare Group has forged a significant partnership in reference laboratory services with the Labmed Group (Labmed Dortmund GmbH), which has been active in Germany for over 30 years. As a result of this partnership, the accredited laboratory service, which used to be obtained from abroad, began to be offered by Acıbadem Labmed in Turkey. Acıbadem, with its proven quality of service and its global certifications, has proven its quality in laboratory services as well with the award of the clinical laboratory accreditation ISO 15189 by the Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle Chemie Gmbh (DACH) to Labmed Clinical Laboratory. Labmed became Turkey’s first internationally recognized and accredited clinical laboratory. Acıbadem Labmed has the facilities to perform all analyses at the highest level and in the safest way.
In 2009 Acıbadem Healthcare Group established the Acıbadem Labvital Food Control Laboratory with the purpose of providing food control and services with the quality of Acıbadem. Its mission is to provide accurate and quality service, to pioneer the implementation of new analyses, and to keep up with scientific developments and advancements, thereby providing exemplary and reliable service to local and foreign persons and organizations, with quality and integrity ensured by our approved international certificates.
The Acıbadem Stem Cell and Umbilical Cord Blood Bank is a storage and production laboratory where Acıbadem Healthcare Group’s conducts research on prospective therapy methods, keeping up with and building on current applications. The laboratory can store all tissues proven to be viable with scientific data and conduct all therapeutic cell processes while meeting good manufacturing practice (GMP) standards. Umbilical cord blood banking is the most common type of cell and tissue storage (banking).
Acıbadem Technology is a technological company that began operating in 2015. Acıbadem Technology offers its services, experiences, and products to markets inside and outside of Turkey. Major products provided by Acıbadem Technology include Cerebral Plus (hospital information system), Astore (medication and medical consumables management system), Lab Assistant (laboratory information system), and Acıbadem Online (patient portal).
Acıbadem Technology also provides IT project management, software and infrastructure consultancy. Acıbadem Technology, a service and product provider, offers its services in 10 cities in Turkey and beyond to a total of 21 hospitals, 16 outpatient clinics, various affiliated companies, and a university (Acıbadem University).
APlus was founded on the principle that a hospital is essentially a hotel where healthcare services are provided. It contains catering, hygiene, shipment and similar healthcare organizational needs under a single roof.
APlus is one of the first implementers of the cook and chill mass meal production industry. The cook and chill method of cooking offers a level of safety significantly above today’s mass production conventions. It is based on the products being rapidly cooled (in 90–120 minutes) to 0–4°C and stored at this temperature with the European gastronomy technique, and then only being heated at the service point.
APlus, which owns one of the largest launderettes in Turkey, offers hygienic laundering, standard laundering, and dry-cleaning services with a daily capacity of 15,000 kg. At the facility, which is Turkey’s only hygienic laundry factory, 600 kg of laundry are ironed, folded, and stacked per hour with the flatwork ironer, which can iron and fold.
Aplus works with the EU’s Healthguard system to offer comprehensive cleaning and disinfection. The system is developed for hospitals and healthcare organizations and minimizes the risk of cross-contamination.
Acıbadem Mobile was founded in July 2008 as a subsidiary of Acıbadem Healthcare Group. In addition to coordinating all the ambulance operations for Acıbadem, Acıbadem Mobile acquired a home care license in 2009 and an occupational safety and health license in 2012 to improve its ability to bring healthcare to patients pre- and post-hospitalization.
Today, Acıbadem Mobile provides emergency land and air ambulance services and home care services for both Acıbadem and non-Acıbadem patients. Acıbadem Mobile also manages more than 150 projects for corporate companies, including helpline, medical coaching, 7/24 emergency ambulances, blood sample drawing, and other employee benefit programs.