Dr. H.E. Oduber Hospitaal

Dr. H.E. Oduber Hospitaal

The Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Hospitaal (HOH) is the only hospital on Aruba. The official opening of the Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Hospital took place in January 1977. The Hospital has a capacity of 288 beds and offers all major medical specialism’s such as Pediatrics, Gynecology, Urology, Internal medicine, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Cardiology and much more. It has a Wound Care Clinic, a Dialysis Clinic, an inpatient/outpatient Oncology department and a Rehabilitation Center.

The Hospital admits more than 10,000 patients per year and the Emergency Department attends more than 32,000 patients per year.

The hospital’s multi-year policy plan was created by the cooperation of several disciplines within the hospital. First, the wishes of many stakeholders were listed. Subsequently, a great deal of employees, from medical specialists to nurses, from the board of directors to managers, contributed to the elaboration of a clear multi-year policy plan.

As a bright dot on the horizon the hospital wants to accomplish , the following ambition:

“To belong to the best hospitals of the region, providing regional and selected superregional patient care.”

The following explanation compliments the ambition:
“Best”: provide effective (professional), safe, and efficient (cost-conscious) integrated care.
“Hospital”: class regional hospital with selected superregional functions.
“Region”: the Caribbean, including Venezuela and Colombia.

How we want to achieve this is expressed in our vision and reads as follows:
“We, HOH, provide reliable care to our patients. Together with our partners, we do so professionally, in a patient-oriented way, within a sound management.”

The realization of the Multi-Year Policy Plan 2014-2017 of the hospital is  a team effort and therefore our motto is: “Hunto miho”… Better together!

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