The partnership will pave the wayfor the main healthcare hub to incorporate Siemens Healthineers' latest medicalinnovations and technology in Asia
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 23 October 2018 - MWH Medical PteLtd ("MWH Medical" or "the Group"), a leading homegrown medical group, andSiemens Healthineers are pleased to announce the launch of the first AsiaReference Centre through their partnership. Guest-of-Honour,Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Mr TeoChee Hean will be officiating the grand opening of the multi-specialist medicalcentre at Royal Square @ Novena.
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Mr Teo Chee Hean, and Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Charles Chong touring the Siemens Healthineers Asia Reference Centre at the new MWH Medical Centre
MWHMedical and Siemens Healthineers Partnership Opens Doors for ClinicalAdvancements in the Healthcare Sector
Thispartnership is a testament to the long working relationship between MWH Medicaland Siemens Healthineers. Both parties will develop a Centre of Excellence withthe long-term objectives of ensuring better disease management and improvingquality of patient care. With the rise of chronic diseases prevalent in Asia,the Centre will allow both parties to embark on partnerships to meet theenormous clinical interest in diagnostic advanced imaging.
Throughtheir shared efforts and cooperation, global experts from Siemens Healthineerswill leverage MWH Medical's facilities and state-of-the-art technology to drivetraining programmes and educate both local and regional medical practitioners.Together, both parties will continue to expand healthcare services in ensuringbetter disease management and improving overall patient outcome.
Region's First Siemens Healthineers AsiaReference Centre in Singapore
SiemensHealthineers will establish its first-in-the-region, Asia Reference Centre atthe newly-launched MWH Medical Centre. The Centre will serve as a touch pointto other regional medical facilities and to introduce Siemens' latest medicalinnovations and technology in Asia. This strategic partnership will pave itsway as the region's main healthcare hub and cater to the challenges medicalpractitioners face in managing higher expectations around convenience,customisation and overall experience. The partnership will seed a new set ofconsiderations in seeking growth amid an industry in transformation.
MWHMedical housed the region's first 3T Magnetom Vida MRI machine that incorporatesartificial intelligence with its BioMatrix Technology, the 3T MRI machineconducts faster examinations and produces results with higher resolution forbetter image quality and accuracy. The technology caters to the specific needsof each patient, while also delivering consistent, high-quality andpersonalised examination results that prevent unwarranted variations in imagingresults, allowing MWH Medical to achieve improved medical precision and deliverbetter patient care.
PartnershipElevates MWH Medical's Patient-centric Care Through Digital Transformation
"Theregional medical landscape is still fraught with underdeveloped infrastructure,fiscal constraints and shortages of medical professionals and equipment. Inline with Singapore's Smart Nation drive, we recognise that advancements intechnology is needed to address growing medical concerns," said MedicalDirector of MWH Medical, Dr Michael Lim.
"Withour strategic partnership with Siemens Healthineers, and in line withSingapore's Smart Nation initiative, we want to digitise the healthcareexperience for both patient and caregiver by improving the speed and efficacyin delivering care to patients. Doctors and patients alike will now be able toaccess their medical information remotely via the MWH app, and patients willnow be able to participate in a tele-collaboration with experts from around theworld together with their consulting doctor, reducing the need to even leavethe country," he added.
AddressingAsia-Pacific's Burgeoning Healthcare Needs
"Therise of the digital economy has had a profound effect across industries,eliciting varying degrees of adaptation. With one of the best healthcaresystems in Asia and the world, setting up Siemens Healthineers' first AsiaReference Centre in Singapore together with MWH Medical was an amicabledecision to make. We are aligned in wanting to achieve the best outcome inhealthcare delivery, and with the support of MWH Medical we look forward toproviding Asia with greater access to the latest, world-class innovations inmedical technology with precision medicine and transforming care delivery,"mentioned Ms Siow Ai Li, Managing Director, Singapore, Siemens Healthineers.
DrLim added: "MWH Medical's strategic partnership with Siemens Healthineers is awin-win for the state of healthcare in the region. Being able to meet thehealthcare needs in the region throughthis partnership with SiemensHealthineers' state-of-art technology, will help to enhance the status ofSingapore as a regional health centre for high quality health care."
About MWH Medical Pte. Ltd
Foundedin 2002, MWH Medical Pte. Ltd (which stands for Medical Wellness Healthcare) isa leading multi-faceted private healthcare and wellness choice in the region.As a premier One-Stop medical choice, The Group provides a comprehensive rangeof services including health screening, multi-specialist services, diagnosticimaging services, day surgery as well as aesthetics and wellness services.
Underits alliance of medical centres, it currently comprises of the MWH MedicalSpecialists Centre, MWH Heart Stroke and Cancer Centre, MWH Centre for MedicalImaging and The Aesthetics Medical Centre.