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InterHealth Canada- Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital Introduces My Care Corner Portal and Mobile Application, Elevating Patient Engagement and Health Information Management

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(Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands – Friday, April 5th, 2024): InterHealth Canada- Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital is proud to announce the launch of the revolutionary My Care Corner portal and mobile application, offering an unparalleled level of personalized care and patient engagement. Patient portals are secure websites and apps that give patients access to personal health information over an internet connection.

With a steadfast commitment to patient empowerment and technological advancement, InterHealth Canada- Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Denise Braithwaite-Tennant, envisions the My Care Corner portal and mobile application as a catalyst for transforming the healthcare landscape. Dr. Braithwaite-Tennant stated, “Our mission is to empower patients by harnessing the power of technology and personalized care. The My Care Corner portal and mobile application signify our dedication to enhancing patient engagement and promoting proactive health management. We have set a benchmark in leveraging cutting-edge technology to elevate the standard of care offered to our patients. The emphasis on providing a secure and tailored experience through My Care Corner demonstrates a deep commitment to meeting the evolving needs of healthcare consumers in today’s digital age. This technology-supported partnership between patients and their healthcare professionals promises to improve patient and clinician satisfaction, adherence to treatment, and clinical outcomes. Patient portals are not only better and more important than ever; they’re here to stay.”

Straudy Jackson, Patient Services Manager at InterHealth Canada- Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital, echoed CEO Braithwaite-Tennant’s sentiments, highlighting the portal and mobile application’s role in delivering a secure, tailored experience to meet each patient’s individual needs. Ms Jackson emphasized, “Through in-person registration, we are providing patients with a trusted platform that prioritizes their health and well-being. The My Care Corner portal and mobile application represents a gateway to a more connected and empowered healthcare journey.”

At the launch event on Friday, April 5th, 2024, The Minister of Health and Human Services, Hon. Shaun D. Malcom, said, “I extend my heartfelt gratitude to the InterHealth Canada team and all those who have contributed to the development and implementation of this groundbreaking digital system. The My Care Corner Patient Portal is a shining example of your commitment to excellence and innovation. This launch represents a fundamental shift in the way we approach patient care. It embodies our dedication to fostering transparency, communication, and collaboration between patients and their healthcare team.”

 

The My Care Corner portal stands as a testament to InterHealth Canada- Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital’s innovation, offering a comprehensive suite of advanced features aimed at enhancing the patient experience. Key functionalities include secure messaging from the Hospital’s team, appointment dates and reminders, seamless access to medical information, laboratory results and more. The in-person registration protocol ensures the utmost level of privacy and security for users, safeguarding their sensitive information and fostering trust.

To join My Care Corner, an onsite/in-person patient verification is required at the check-in window or during your next clinic visit. Upon receiving the email link, create your account to access health information through the portal. Download the My Care Corner app from the App Store or Google Play, log in with your portal credentials to view your health information, and set a 4-digit pin for convenient future sign-ins.

By introducing the My Care Corner portal and mobile application, InterHealth Canada- Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital sets a new standard for patient-centric care, where connectivity, customization, and empowerment intersect to shape a transformative healthcare experience.

 

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Orlando Mother Remanded for Bullet possession in Turks and Caicos

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Wilkie Arthur and Deandrea Hamilton 

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Remanded until July, but her attorney Leanna Brooks-Campbell is likely to make application for bail as the matter is now transfered to the Supreme Court.

American tourist from Orlando, Florida Shanita Shinee Grier, 45, who was arrested Monday, after two bullets were allegedly found in her baggage is the newest defendant facing the stiff penalties associated with breaching the Turks & Caicos Firearms Ordinance.

Grier was exiting TCI at the Providenciales International Airport with her daughter when the ammunition was detected, ending her Mother’s Day trip to the islands on an unexpectedly sour note.

Today, the chief magistrate remanded her to prison until July 5, 2024, however that can change.

She is facing charges of unlawful possession of ammunition; a crime punishable with a minimum 12 year sentence except in the case of a judge ruling that the case falls in the category of “exceptional.”

Then, and only then would it warrant a different sentence by a judge.

Support for the Floridian was impressive; Bryan Hagerich and Ryan Watson and their relatives filled the Magistrate’s Court on Old Airport Road informs Court Correspondent, Wilkie Arthur.

It was a show of patriotic solidarity on an issue which has elicited emotive views on all sides for Americans who are hoping to prove they were tourists on holiday and nothing more.

Bryan Hagerich of Pennsylvanian and Ryan Watson of Oklahoma also charged in two separate instances for being in possession of ammunition while wrapping up their TCI vacations in April and May respectively.

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InvestTCI facilitates the Development Agreement Between TCIG and Molo Hotel Group 

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Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands – May 14th, 2024 – The Turks and Caicos Islands Government and Molo Hotel Group reached a pivotal juncture on Monday, May 13th, 2024, with the ceremonial signing of a development agreement at the Premier’s Office on Providenciales. The agreement, which received official Cabinet approval on March 13th, 2024, signifies a steadfast commitment to advancing the economic landscape of the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Molo Hotel Group is a family-owned business, renowned for its distinguished portfolio of high-quality hotels worldwide. The development initiative encompasses the construction of three distinct IHG branded hotels: InterContinental Turks and Caicos, Kimpton Turks and Caicos and Hotel Indigo Turks and Caicos. Scheduled for completion by 2027, each resort boasts a distinctive design from luxury to laidback sophistication spanning across the shores of Grace Bay Beach.

Kimpton Turks and Caicos – an epitome of luxury lifestyle living, will feature 192 guest rooms including three outdoor pools, a luxury spa and a fitness center. Additionally, seven dining options ranging from a beachfront restaurant to a rooftop bar.

Adjacent to the Kimpton, InterContinental Turks and Caicos will offer 59 classic luxury suites with panoramic ocean views. Mirroring its counterpart, this resort will offer an array of dining options and upscale facilities.

Steps away from the Intercontinental and Kimpton resorts, Hotel Indigo Turks and Caicos will embrace a sense of community and contemporary elegance, offering 56 bedrooms. The resort will feature an onsite restaurant, lobby bar, outdoor pool, and fitness room.

Beyond the realm of hospitality, this development agreement underscores the government’s commitment to fostering economic growth and enhancing employment opportunities in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Molo is partnering with the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College (TCICC) to actively promote hospitality as a career choice and support in developing training programs, career fairs, seminars, workshops, and events to raise awareness about hospitality careers. Molo has committed to provide employment and apprentice opportunities to TCICC students and provide mentoring and practical on property training to students.

The signing event was graced by Hon. Charles Washington Missick, Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands, Hon. Jamell Robinson, Deputy Premier, Hon. Kyle Knowles, Minister of Public Safety and Utilities, Hon. Rachel Taylor, Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture, Łukasz and Marcin Slominski, Owners of Molo, Ross Morrow, Managing Director Molo, Arik Kono, Vice President Upscale Development for IHG, Dr. Candice Williams, President and CEO of the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College, Angela Musgrove, InvestTCI CEO, Dr. Barbara Ambrister, Chairperson of the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College, Dr. Delores Stapleton- Harris, Vice President of Academic, Vocational and Student Affairs for the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College, Mr. Kevin Baxter, Dean of Technical Vocational Education Training (TVET) and Sheryl McLaughlin, InvestTCI Investment Services Executive.

Commenting on the development agreement, Premier, Hon. Misick, stated “The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing of IHG/Molo Hotels is a significant step towards a sustainable future for hospitality in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Three hotels, Kimpton, Intercontinental, and Hotel Indigo, will be introduced, enhancing our tourism product and creating employment opportunities.”

He further added, “Partnerships with the Turks and Caicos Islands Community College and Turks and Caicos Islands Sports Commission are underway, demonstrating the Government’s commitment to developing human capital and elevating tourism offerings. This project will bring economic growth, embrace local talent, and enrich our economy.”

Additionally, Mrs. Angela Musgrove, CEO of Invest Turks and Caicos Islands, emphasized “This collaboration confirms our commitment to fostering economic growth and prosperity within our country. We have worked closely with Molo Hotel Group, and we are confident that this transformative project will further position the Turks and Caicos Islands as a premier destination for travel and investment. Much to our delight, it will also provide opportunities for engagement with our Community College and small business community.”

The Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands, operating through its primary Investment Promotion

Agency, Invest Turks and Caicos Islands, remains committed to attracting and facilitating Foreign Direct Investments to the country by providing a comprehensive suite of services. Through strategic initiatives and targeted promotion, the agency catalyzes sustainable development, driving innovation and small business opportunities across various sectors of the economy.

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AMERICAN MOTHER AND DAUGHTER ALLEGEDLY ARRESTED FOR TWO BULLETS

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Deandrea Hamilton and Wilkie Arthur

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A DAUGHTER reportedly brought her mother to the Turks and Caicos for Mother’s Day, and both were allegedly arrested, leaving the Turks and Caicos Islands today (Monday 13th, May,2024).

Officials say they were found with two rounds of ammunition in their luggage.

Police have confirmed the arrest to Magnetic Media after inquiries.

Turks & Caicos residents are already reacting to this latest report, “dumbfounded” by the mistake which keeps being repeated despite all of the high profile attention the matter has received in leading news organizations and the warning the US Embassy has issued. There is also the well publicized stance of the TCI Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions that these individuals must be punished according to the law.

In this newest case, the daughter was released, and the mother remains in police custody pending charge and court appearance later this week.

Police inform they will update soon.

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