Making quality a lifelong journey and everyone’s responsibility was the purpose of the inaugural IHH Singapore Nursing Quality Conference held on 29 and 30 September.
Organised by the Quality and Patient Safety Workplan team, the two-day virtual event saw our IHH Singapore nurses presenting 16 quality improvement projects and sharing best clinical practices and achievements. Topics ranged from achieving zero falls for paediatric patients, management of central venous access devices in adult patients to pandemic response.
Addressing 1,361 participants, IHH Group Head of Nursing Elaine Ng talked about the importance of embracing the ‘Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership’ in our quality journey, namely Synergy, Partnership, Advocate, Critical thinking and Expertise.
The last 18 months have been a tremendous time for our nurses who have borne the brunt of the pandemic. Yet nothing has stood in their way of continually striving for clinical excellence and delivering the best care to our patients. A big thank you to all our superheroes.
IHH Healthcare started 2022 on an exciting note by hosting its first hybrid Global Town Hall on 27 January, with more than 100 staff in attendance at the webcast venue in Malaysia.
Efforts to upskill our nurses through well-designed in-house courses have earned IHH Singapore a four-year re-accreditation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
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.
Did you know that IHH has a data team that recently developed and launched our very own AI-powered billing estimation tool? The in-house solution FeeAdvisor.ai has been progressively deployed in our hospitals in Malaysia.
“Nothing is impossible to a willing heart” – the wisdom of Abraham Lincoln has been a guiding force in Dr Chang Woan Ching’s life, and the motivation behind her string of academic achievements during the difficult COVID-19 lockdown period.
Taking the ‘Pink Scarf' breast cancer awareness campaign global, Acıbadem Healthcare enlisted key opinion leaders, non-governmental organisations, celebrities and social media influencers, to convey the message: “If You Notice Early, You May Alter Many”.
Skillathons, international speakers, and tons of learning - the second IHH Nursing Symposium was a huge success with our global nursing workforce, with about 3,000 of them tuning in to the virtual event on 7 and 8 October.