Upon notification of a possible deceased donor at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, the retrieval team from Global Hospital, Parel that included Dr. Prashantha S. Rao, HPB & Liver Transplant Surgeon, Dr. Neha Bhatt, Transplant Fellow, R/N Anand, Scrub Nurse and Prathamesh, OT technician immediately set out for Fortis Hospital, Kalyan in the wee hours of the morning.
Dr Sandeep Patil, Chief Intensivist at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, initiated the donor maintenance protocol to move the organs after the deceased’s next-of-kin consented to donate the deceased’s organs.
In an exemplary show of teamwork, both the organ transplant teams from our two sister hospitals in Mumbai completed the challenging task in under an hour, with the help of the Central Railway Mumbai Division who created a ‘green’ corridor to facilitate the liver transfer. By road, this journey would have taken twice the amount of time.
Great job to everyone who made this happen and for giving hope and a new lease of life to the recipients of the organ transplant.
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.
Marrying design with sustainability, Pantai Hospital Ipoh won an award presented by the Mayor of Ipoh City, Y.Bhg. Dato Rumaizi, for embracing green building technology as part of its recent renovations.
Fear not for this is not a beast machine out of a Transformer movie. The cyclotron is a particle accelerator that was installed in the new Proton Therapy Centre at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital.
After its first successful bilateral hand transplant in August last year, the team at Global Hospital, Parel, Mumbai has gone on to perform the life-changing surgery on two quadruple amputee patients – a first for India.
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.