Since July, its 2,100-strong Patient Services team has been sporting a new uniform, consisting of jeans, polo shirt and sneakers, that allows easy disinfection and athletic comfort.
The uniforms can be easily washed on a daily basis, ensuring the Patient Services team come dressed in clean and disinfected clothes every day. A different version of the new uniform will be worn by Acibadem’s International Patient Services team who hosts international patients travelling from more than 100 countries every year.
New Normal Control Teams have also been established at all hospitals and medical centres to ensure rules such as social distancing and mask-wearing are strictly followed in common areas such as corridors, patient waiting areas and dining areas.
IHH has launched an internal Innovation Portal to facilitate sharing of innovation projects, connect staff with relevant digital health companies, and provide access to relevant research and market reports.
Taking the opportunity of global borders reopening, leaders of our laboratory units across the world gathered in Singapore for the inaugural IHH Laboratories Strategic Retreat that was held over 2 days on 18 & 19 July.
For the second year running, IHH colleagues across the globe came together in their respective markets to celebrate and rejoice in the IHH Service Week which ran from 11 to 15 April 2022.
With a sudden COVID lockdown, Dr Rubing Wei from Parkway Hospital People’s Square put his time and medical knowledge to good use by helping some 2,000 fellow residents of the Xiang Mei Garden residential complex in Pudong, Shanghai.
For his firm focus on creating a bedrock of trust, IHH Managing Director & CEO Dr Kelvin Loh has been named Executive of the Year – Healthcare at the 2021 Singapore Business Review (SBR) Management Excellence Awards.
On 9 November, Singapore’s Heath Minister Ong Ye Kung paid a visit to Mount Elizabeth Hospital to recognise and appreciate our staff for their hard work, dedication and sacrifice throughout the ongoing crisis.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been the cause of considerable stress and burnout, especially so for our healthcare colleagues. While stress cannot be avoided, we can certainly learn to manage it. In this aspect, Group Nursing has taken the lead.