Thursday, June 24, 2010

Alexandra Hospital-A high Legacy In Medical Treatment

1930's to 1971: British Military Hospital got established After World War II to 1971, British Military Hospital remained as one of the most modern hospitals in Singapore.The staff and medical facilities are matchless.In its heyday, British Military Hospital was an institution that adopted cutting-edge medical technology and was the first hospital in South East Asia to successfully perform limb re-attachment to a patient.

Alexandra Hospital was also renowned for some of the well-known medical expertise. These include:

Sir Roy Calne, an international renowned transplant surgeon

Major A.P.Dignan, a world famous transplant surgeon and Professor of Surgery in the University of Cambridge, Clinical School

Sir Weatherall, Regius Professor of medicine and Honorary Director of the Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford University

1971 to 1990's: Alexandra Hospital as a government body
In 1971, the British Military Hospital was handed over to the Government of Singapore with a token sum of $1. It was renamed Alexandra Hospital and was officially opened to the public in September the same year.Over time, patient volume took a dip as new and restructured hospitals began sprouting up.There was then a need for Alexandra Hospital to restructure itself for the new millenium.

2000: A New Beginning
Alexandra Hospital was restructured on 1st October 2000 and became a member of the National Healthcare Group.After a major restructuring in October 2000, its facilities and services have been upgraded to serve patients better. Patients are our priority and we have gone out of our way to improve our environment and to ensure quality and safer medical service. Best practices from other organizations are also adopted to deliver effective and efficient quality service.

2004: Towards A Hassle-Free And Patient Centred Hospital

Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan announced the building of a regional hospital in Yishun to better serve residents from the Northern region of Singapore. Spanning over 3.4 hectares, the 550-bed hospital will offer a comprehensive range of medical and healthcare services. this hospital will be run by the existing team running Alexandra Hospital and will continue to be led by Mr Liak Teng Lit, Chief Executive Officer."I challenged AH to build a hassle free and patient centred hospital"
- Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan

May 2007: New Hospital Gets A Name Health Minister announced the name for the new hospital in Yishun - Khoo Teck Puat Hospital(KTPH) - in acknowledgement of pledged donation from the estate of the late Tan Sri Khoo Teck Puat.

October 2007: Board of Directors For New Hospital
A Board of Directors, chaired by Ms Jennie Chua, has been appointed to guide the strategic direction of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. The Board of Directors will ensure that the hospital will be managed well with strong corporate governance to achieve financial sustainability, service excellence, and an active programme of development and innovation so that it can deliver its mission to be a hassle-free and patient-centric hospital.MOH is pleased that Ms Mavis Khoo, representing the Khoo Teck Puat Foundation, has agreed to serve as a member of the Board.

April 2008: Alexandra Hospital became independent

Alexandra Hospital embarks on a new journey under a new entity known as Alexandra Health.
With the restructuring, Ministry of Health Holdings now has Alexandra Health, presently comprising Alexandra Hospital and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH), under its purview. A Board of Directors comprising captains of industry from mainly non-healthcare sectors such as hospitality, technology and finance, assumes its responsibility for AH/KTPH.
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Parkway - Offers A Healing Touch For Patients

Parkway is a leading healthcare group based in Singapore, operating 16 hospitals with more than 3,400 beds in Asia, as well as patient assistance centers across the world. It has an extensive network across Asia, Europe and the Middle East with ParkwayHealth Patient Assistance Centres (PPAC) in Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. With a team of more than 1,200 accredited specialists covering 40 different specialties, Parkway is committed to its vision to be a global leader in value-based integrated healthcare.
Formerly known as East Shore Hospital, Parkway East Hospital is a 123-bed private general acute care hospital, with an outreach specialist centre in Eastern Singapore providing a wide range of medical and surgical facilities. Parkway East Hospital has built a loyal niche among residents in Eastern Singapore for its personalized care approach, convenient location and user-friendly services.
To make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.
Our sights are set on establishing ourselves to be leaders in providing seamless, comprehensive healthcare of the highest quality, based on specific values, as well as to focus on creating and maintaining value for our people, patients, and shareholders.
The global leader in value-based integrated healthcare.
We know that in our business, when we provide the best quality patient experience, very much everything else takes care of itself. Above all, our people are called to do their best to achieve the highest quality care to those entrusted to us.
We Value
People, Excellence, Results
People above all… by treating those we serve and each other with compassion, dignity, integrity and mutual respect.
Excellence... by striving for the finest clinical, service and operational outcomes.
Results... by exceeding the expectations of the people we serve and those we set for ourselves.
Services available
Neurological Services Available
Neuro-Rehabilitation Programme
Brain Tumour
Spine Services
Brain Aneurysm
Sweaty Palms (Palmar Hyperhydrosis)
Arterio Venous Malformation (AVM)
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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Singapore-A Health Care Solution To The World

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.

Brief Introduction :
Welcome to Raffles Hospital, the flagship hospital of Raffles Medical Group, We are a 380-bed tertiary care private hospital offering a full complement of specialist services using the most advanced medical technology.

Raffles Medical Group (RMG) is a leading medical group and the largest private group practice in Singapore. As a fully integrated healthcare organisation, the Group owns and operates a network of family medicine clinics, a tertiary care private hospital, insurance services and a consumer healthcare division. Patients of the Group enjoy a continuum of care, from having their most basic healthcare needs met through the Group’s islandwide network of Raffles Medical clinics, to specialist and tertiary care at Raffles Hospital.

Raffles Medical Group operates a network of 65 multi-disciplinary clinics across Singapore and three clinics in Hong Kong. The Group also manages the airport clinics in Singapore’s Changi International Airport and Hong Kong’s Chek Lap Kok International Airport.
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Sunday, June 13, 2010

NHC-SingaporeWelcomes Heart Patients Across The World.

National Heart Center Singapore is well known for curing cardio patients world wide.The heart Doctors are highly skilled and extraorinarily expert in their fileds. The Doctors' unmatched skill has won the hearts of many patients. They form the largest group in Singapore.This hospital is known for super specialities in cardiaology.It treats complex cases easily. Annually NHC Singapore consults above 80,000 patients and 80,000 cardiac investigations.Invasive procedures like angioplasty,pacemaker implantation and open heart surgery are done with excellent care.This is the first hospital in ASIA to receive JointCommission International Accredition. The services include investgaive procedures,medical procedures and surgical procedures.NHC Singapore has got many sister concerns.
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Friday, June 11, 2010

Singapore-health care center!The hospitals of Singapore offer excellent treatment !

Singapore is described as a popular tourist destination of the world offering a number of facilities to the people. In Singapore each and every sector is highly developed be it health care, hospitality or the economic sector. Adam Road Hospital is described as one such instance of the developed health care sector of Singapore. Adam Road Hospital is one of the very popular medical centers of Singapore. It is a private and psychiatric medical center of this island-city. This hospital is equipped with all the modern day advanced facilities and the medical staff members of this hospital comprise multi-disciplinary mental health care specialized team.Singapore, being one of the hot spot for medical treatment, is buzzing with excellent hospitals. Staff, treatment, and infrastructure are at par with any hospitals in the West. Adam Road Hospital is considered as famous medical center of Singapore. This private hospital is equipped with all the latest technology. The Adam Road Hospital has many divisions such as clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, marriage and sex therapists, counselors and psychotherapists.Adam Road Hospital is known for the dedicated treatment with care. Providing 100% patients satisfaction.There are different services available at this hospital and they are
Individual psychotherapy
Psychiatric and psychological evaluations
Psychological assessment

Here, at this medical center each and every single patient is given supreme priority and care. The patients are provided a thorough assessment and complete treatment is offered accordingly.Treatment is provided for a huge range of problems such as sleep disorders, mental health problems, anxiety, depression, other stress-related disorders, psychological issues and psychotic disorders and more. Moreover, Adam Road Hospital also offers follow up and maintenance therapy services to the patients who have recently been discharged.

Adam Road Hospital Clinics
Adam Road Hospital has several clinics and other medical care units. The healthcare units and clinics of Adam Road Hospital are as follows; just have a glance through them –
• Adult and Old Age Psychiatry Clinic
• Admission Assistance Unit
• Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology Unit
• Inpatient/Outpatient Department
• Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic
• Family, Marriage & Sex Therapist Clinic

Adam Road Hospital Contact Details
Adam Road Hospital
559 Bukit Timah Road
#01-02 King's Arcade Singapore 269695

Telephone: (65) 6466 7777
Fax: (65) 6467 0254
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Friday, June 4, 2010

Hospitality with smile at Singapore

Singapore ,the most sought after place for medical treatment is buzzing up with medical tourism.In this blog I want to discuss The National University Hospital a well equipped hospital at Singapore. Dedicated and well trained staff, is corner stone of this hospital.It has got cardiology,Gastrenteorology,Hepatology,Obstetrics and Gynecology.etc.With combined efforts NUH is preparing the future Doctors also in this hospital.This hospital hs got ISO certfication to its credit.The NUHS is getting transformation to offer quality treatment.At NUH, patientcentric treatment is guaranteed.Well trained professionals handle patients from all over the world.Recently this hospital completed 25 years.
For old people also sepsrste wards are there.Ageing persons are well looked after by the staff.
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