The partnership will pave the way for the main healthcare hub to incorporate Siemens Healthineers’ latest medical innovations and technology in Asia
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 23 October 2018 – MWH Medical Pte Ltd (“MWH Medical” or “the Group”), a leading homegrown medical group, and Siemens Healthineers are pleased to announce the launch of the first Asia Reference Centre through their partnership. Guest-of-Honour, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Mr Teo Chee Hean will be officiating the grand opening of the multi-specialist medical centre 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
MWH Medical and Siemens Healthineers Partnership Opens Doors for Clinical Advancements in the Healthcare Sector
This partnership is a testament to the long working relationship between MWH Medical and Siemens Healthineers. Both parties will develop a Centre of Excellence with the long-term objectives of ensuring better disease management and improving quality of patient care. With the rise of chronic diseases prevalent in Asia, the Centre will allow both parties to embark on partnerships to meet the enormous clinical interest in diagnostic advanced imaging.
Through their shared efforts and cooperation, global experts from Siemens Healthineers will leverage MWH Medical’s facilities and state-of-the-art technology to drive training programmes and educate both local and regional medical practitioners. Together, both parties will continue to expand healthcare services in ensuring better disease management and improving overall patient outcome.
Region’s First Siemens Healthineers Asia Reference Centre in Singapore
Siemens Healthineers will establish its first-in-the-region, Asia Reference Centre at the newly-launched MWH Medical Centre. The Centre will serve as a touch point to other regional medical facilities and to introduce Siemens’ latest medical innovations and technology in Asia. This strategic partnership will pave its way as the region’s main healthcare hub and cater to the challenges medical practitioners face in managing higher expectations around convenience, customisation and overall experience. The partnership will seed a new set of considerations in seeking growth amid an industry in transformation.
MWH Medical housed the region’s first 3T Magnetom Vida MRI machine that incorporates artificial intelligence with its BioMatrix Technology, the 3T MRI machine conducts faster examinations and produces results with higher resolution for better image quality and accuracy. The technology caters to the specific needs of each patient, while also delivering consistent, high-quality and personalised examination results that prevent unwarranted variations in imaging results, allowing MWH Medical to achieve improved medical precision and deliver better patient care.
Partnership Elevates MWH Medical’s Patient-centric Care Through Digital Transformation
“The regional medical landscape is still fraught with underdeveloped infrastructure, fiscal constraints and shortages of medical professionals and equipment. In line with Singapore’s Smart Nation drive, we recognise that advancements in technology is needed to address growing medical concerns,” said Medical Director of MWH Medical, Dr Michael Lim.
“With our strategic partnership with Siemens Healthineers, and in line with Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative, we want to digitise the healthcare experience for both patient and caregiver by improving the speed and efficacy in delivering care to patients. Doctors and patients alike will now be able to access their medical information remotely via the MWH app, and patients will now be able to participate in a tele-collaboration with experts from around the world together with their consulting doctor, reducing the need to even leave the country,” he added.
Addressing Asia-Pacific’s Burgeoning Healthcare Needs
“The rise of the digital economy has had a profound effect across industries, eliciting varying degrees of adaptation. With one of the best healthcare systems in Asia and the world, setting up Siemens Healthineers’ first Asia Reference Centre in Singapore together with MWH Medical was an amicable decision to make. We are aligned in wanting to achieve the best outcome in healthcare delivery, and with the support of MWH Medical we look forward to providing Asia with greater access to the latest, world-class innovations in medical technology with precision medicine and transforming care delivery,” mentioned Ms Siow Ai Li, Managing Director, Singapore, Siemens Healthineers.
Dr Lim added: “MWH Medical’s strategic partnership with Siemens Healthineers is a win-win for the state of healthcare in the region. Being able to meet the healthcare needs in the region through this partnership with Siemens Healthineers’ state-of-art technology, will help to enhance the status of Singapore as a regional health centre for high quality health care.”
About MWH Medical Pte. Ltd
Founded in 2002, MWH Medical Pte. Ltd (which stands for Medical Wellness Healthcare) is a leading multi-faceted private healthcare and wellness choice in the region. As a premier One-Stop medical choice, The Group provides a comprehensive range of services including health screening, multi-specialist services, diagnostic imaging services, day surgery as well as aesthetics and wellness services.
Under its alliance of medical centres, it currently comprises of the MWH Medical Specialists Centre, MWH Heart Stroke and Cancer Centre, MWH Centre for Medical Imaging and The Aesthetics Medical Centre.