Asian Hospital Management Awards 2012 31 Finalists Announced

Top Quote The Ministry of Health Vietnam in cooperation with the organizers, announced today the 35 finalists of the Asian Hospital Management Awards. The finalists were chosen out of 363 entries representing 89 hospitals from 12 countries. Winners will be awarded during the Gala Dinner and Awards Night at the Grand Ballroom, Melia Hotel, Hanoi, on September 14, 2012. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 24, 2012 - "We are very pleased with the transparency and professionalism of the process. There are 35 finalists from 24 hospitals in 9 Asian Countries. I am happy to have chaired one of the prestigious categories" said A/Prof. Luong Ngoc Khue, MD, MPh, PhD., Director of Department of Medical Service Administration, Ministry of Health, Vietnam.

    The awards program recognizes and honors hospitals in Asia that carry out best practices. Now in its eleventh year, it is the accepted hospital management awards program for the Asia Pacific region.

    Awards are given to hospitals in the region that, in the opinion of the judges and advisers, have implemented or enhanced outstanding and innovative projects, programs, and best practices during the previous year.

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    The finalists of the 11TH Asian Hospital Management Awards are:

    Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi - "Apollo Community Outreach Programme", India
    Fortis - Hoan My Sai Gon Premier Hospital - "Healing Heart for Poor Patients", Vietnam
    Hinduja Hospital - "Serve with Passion: Hinduja Hospital Rural Health Programme", India
    KPJ Selangor Specialist Hospital - "CSR - Our Contribution to Society", Malaysia
    West China Hospital, Sichuan University - "Community-based Resource Centre for Earthquake Zone in Sichuan of China", China

    Category 2 (COST REDUCTION Project)
    Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals - "Increased Productivity through Reduction of Length of Stay", India
    Asian Hospital and Medical Center - "Achieving Cost Reduction and Delivery of Savings through Paperless Post-Procedural Documentation System", Philippines
    Princess Margaret Hospital - "Smart Use Antibiotics Program in Princess Margaret Hospital. Where have we been...Where are we going?", Hong Kong

    Asian Hospital and Medical Center - "Achieving Delivery of Excellent and Quality Rehabilitation Medicine Services through Development of Knowledge-Based Workers", Philippines
    Kowloon East Cluster, Hospital Authority - "Staff Competency Program in MHO Management", Hong Kong
    Kwong Wah Hospital - "Build People First - A Strategic Professional Development Project Nurturing Evidence-based Practice Nurses in Kwong Wah Hospital & TWGHs Wong Tai Sin Hospital, Hong Kong", Hong Kong

    Bangkok Hospital Medical Center - "Tele-Interpretation Service", Thailand
    Institute of Mental Health - "Promote improved integrated care through the reduction of patient rejection referrals to the Community Mental Health Services", Singapore
    Kwong Wah Hospital & TWGHs Wong Tai Sin Hospital - "Implementation of "Health Staff and Happy People" Program", Hong Kong
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital - "Revolution in Picking and Distribution Method - The TRI-CART System", Singapore

    Category 5 (MARKETING, PR OR PROMOTIONAL Project)
    Bangkok Phuket Hospital - "Comprehensive Mobile Check Up beside you", Thailand
    Yashoda Hospitals - "Fight the Salt Monster", India
    Wooridiul Spine Hospital - "Wooridul International Marketing Strategies", Korea

    Category 6 (PATIENT SAFETY Project)
    Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals - "Project ESCALATE (Eleven Strategies to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance Rate", India
    Caritas Medical Centre - "Quality Improvement Program for Control of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus in Caritas Medical Centre (CMC)", Hong Kong
    KK Women's and Children's Hospital - "Enhance compliance with Pre-operative verification, Site marking and Final Time-Out through Process Re-engineering for Patient Safety", Singapore

    National University Hospital - "Reducing Unscheduled 30 Day Readmissions For Heart Failure In NUH", Singapore
    Princess Margaret Hospital - "EBP Project: Prevention of MRSA in PMH", Hong Kong
    Singapore General Hospital - "Response time of Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) code blue team reduced to less than 5 minutes", Singapore

    Category 8 (CUSTOMER SERVICE Project)
    Princess Margaret Hospital - "Hospital ( @ ) Home: Virtual Ward in Princess Margaret Hospital", Hong Kong
    Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi - "Improving Patient Satisfaction Levels", India

    Changi General Hospital - "Experience enhancement through holistic facilities improvement", Singapore
    Makati Medical Centre - "Improvement of Makati Medical Center Tower 1 Air-conditioning Efficiency", Philippines
    Princess Margaret Hospital - "Equipment safety in improving quality of patient care", Hong Kong
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital - "Pioneering Robotic Gait Training Service in Hong Kong", Hong Kong
    Queen Mary Hospital - "Nurse Led Program in Building Trust and Partnership in the Management of Care with LVAD Patients", Hong Kong

    To be announced

    Category 11 (GRAND AWARD)
    To be announced

    HMA 2012 is organized by Exedra Events and presented in cooperation with the Ministry of Health Vietnam, Johns Hopkins Medicine International, Joint Commission International, the International Hospital Federation, the Asian Hospital Federation, Hong Kong Hospital Authority and a number of national associations and organizations across Asia.

    The Awards Co-sponsors are KM&T and Medworxx.

    Official Industry Partners are Austco Marketing, Det Norske Veritas Healthcare, Inc., Healthcare Intelligence Network and UBM Medica. Conference partners are ASTRON Hospital & Healthcare Consultants Private Limited, Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia, Hoan My Medical Corporation, The Ho Chi Minh City Medical Association and The Medical Practitioner Society of Ho Chi Minh City, Indian Healthcare Quality Forum, Indonesian Hospital Association, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers and Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines.

    HMA is also supported by Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management, Business World, Cambodian Business Review, Global Health Press, Medical Progress, Medical Tribune, MIMS and Vietnam Business Forum as Media Partners. PR Partners are ACN Newswire, Creative Crest (India), Integrated Public Relations (Malaysia), and Masso iPR (Vietnam).

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