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24 Nov 2008
SingHealth embarks on mission to improve clinical outcomes for patients -- Three-year upgrade of electronic medical records infrastructure puts healthcare group closer to meeting “One Patient. One Record” national goal
SingHealth embarked on a major exercise to upgrade its existing electronic medical records infrastructure, integrating the disparate systems across the entire group. This is aimed at realising its commitment to deliver even better, safer integrated care and improve clinical outcomes for patients as they move seamlessly across the care continuum for treatment.
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21 Nov 2008
Going beyond the call of duty
Ten outstanding enrolled nurses from seven healthcare institutions were honoured at the annual Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Awards this evening. The Award, which is the highest accolade for enrolled nurses in Singapore, recognises promising and talented enrolled nurses who are dedicated to advancing the nursing profession. SingHealth nurses garnered 4 of the awards..
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15 Nov 2008
SingHealth supports President’s Challenge 2008 with record total of more than $400,000 in cash and kind -- More than $100,000 worth of health screening for the public and beneficiaries
A strong health focus underlies SingHealth’s community outreach and fund-raising efforts for this year’s President’s Challenge. Themed “Healthcare, I Care!” Day, SingHealth institutions on the Outram Campus rallied together to volunteer time and effort to organise mass free health screenings, a rehabilitation carnival, and a health walk, to encourage the public and beneficiaries to take ownership of their health and keep active. Its fund-raising drive, which kicked off in August, raised a total of $300,000 for the beneficiaries of President's Challenge 2008.
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10 Oct 2008
Double honours for SingHealth’s first nursing professor -- Group nursing director conferred adjunct associate professorship by two top universities in Australia and Singapore
SingHealth celebrated the conferment of its first nursing professor today. Madam Lim Swee Hia, Group Director, Nursing, was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor by Curtin University of Technology, Australia, and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, in recognition of her inspiring leadership and immense contributions to Singapore's nursing profession.
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10 Sep 2008
Looking behind the stethoscope - Reflections by Health Minister and doctors on values and ethos of medical profession; launch of book on life in medicine of doctors
About 300 healthcare leaders and professionals came together to share conversations on the true meaning of medicine at a special event organised by SingHealth. A new book entitled “Behind the Stethoscope – Reflections of a Life in Medicine” penned by 56 doctors, which chronicles their personal journeys, reflections, and defining moments in the practice of medicine, was also launched at the event.
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23 Aug 2008
Public hospitals join hands with GPs in fight against chronic diseases -- Community-based “Delivering On Target” programme extends to national level, benefits more patients
SingHealth and National Healthcare Group -- the two public healthcare clusters in Singapore -- have joined hands with general practitioners in the community to fight chronic diseases on a wider scale, through launching the National Delivering On Target (DOT) programme.
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01 Aug 2008
Outram Campus party in honour of SingHealth nurses -- Minister turns trishaw rider and song man in celebration of Nurses' Day
SingHealth accorded star treatment to nurses from its family of 9 healthcare institutions, in a special Nurses' Day Celebrations party on Outram Campus that was themed "SingHealth Nurses, Sparkle On!".
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04 Jul 2008
Nursing Director from SingHealth new professor for Australia
Madam Lim Swee Hia, Director of Nursing of Outram Campus, SingHealth, has recently been recognised by one of Australia’s leading Universities, Curtin University of Technology, and appointed Adjunct Associate Professor to their School of Nursing and Midwifery.
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15 Apr 2008
SingHealth's Medical Social Workers enhance employability of chronically ill patients
SingHealth is collaborating with Central Singapore Community Development Council to enhance the employability of its chronically ill patients, who are also Medifund recipients, after conducting a study on chronic disease and employability. The collaboration and the study were announced in celebration of International Social Workers’ Day today.
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03 Apr 2008
Leadership changes in SGH and SNEC
Two institutions of the SingHealth group - Singapore General Hospital and Singapore National Eye Centre - will soon see changes in their top leadership positions.
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17 Jan 2008
Redefining healthcare quality at international conference
The Second International Conference of the Asia Pacific Society for Healthcare Quality, organised by SingHealth, will be held in Singapore for the first time from 17 to 19 January 2008. Themed "Redefining Quality in Healthcare", the conference has attracted more than 600 delegates from some 20 countries who will learn new developments and exchange ideas on best practices in healthcare quality.
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