Finalists announced for Asian Hospital Management Awards 2019

By Serynn Guay

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The 2019 edition of Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA) concluded its finalists after scoring for 13 categories over 100 hospitals across the Asia Pacific. Running alongside Hospital Management Asia (HMA) 2019, the awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, 12th September 2019 where we will reveal the Gold and Excellence Award Winners during the Gala Dinner.

CATEGORY: Clinical Service Project

  • Apollo Hospital (India) - Project Excel - The Quality for Excellence (Q4E) Program

  • Bumrungrad International Hospital (Thailand) - IAD prevention with CDA bundle

  • Fortis Hospital (India) - Guarding skin from Outside-In: MARSI prevention made easy

  • Lishui Municipal Central Hospital (China) - City-County-Village Integrated Care System for Patients with Acute Chest Pain

  • North District Hospital (Hong Kong) - A Simple and Cost Effective Program Results in Good Bowel Preparation

CATEGORY: Community Involvement Project

  • Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited (India) – Total Health

  • Dubai Health Authority (UAE) – Nabadat

  • National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (Singapore) - From Clinic to Community - Starting a weight management conversation in the clinic and supporting lifestyle modification in the community

  • Teaching Hospital of Universitas Airlangga (Indonesia) – Hospital Ship Specialist for Remote Community: Empowering People's Health and Social Care

  • Yishun Hospital (Singapore) - Community & Home Eye Screening Service (CHESS)

CATEGORY: Cost Reduction Project

  • Apollo Hospitals International Limited. Gandhinagar (India) - Innovations in Energy Efficiency Leading to Reduction in Cost & Carbon Footprint of the Hospital

  • Aster Medcity Hospital (India) - Antimicrobial Stewardship - Preventing adverse events and saving Costs

  • Becamex International Hospital (Vietnam) - Time-Driven Activity Based Costing for more efficient staffing and cost savings in housekeeping services

  • Hemas Hospitals (Sri Lanka) - Hemas Journey of Achieving Excellence in Staff Productivity using Lean and Six Sigma Methodology”

  • National University Hospital (Singapore) – Cancer Survivorship Follow up Care in the Community

CATEGORY: Customer Service Project

  • Apollo Hospitals Dhaka (Bangladesh) – Innovation in Discharge Delighters for improving experience

  • KK Women's and Children's Hospital (Singapore) – KKH Temasek Foundation Cares Caregiver Support Programme for Families with Chronically-Ill Children

  • Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital (Singapore) – How to Improve Patient Experience by Improving the Admission Process

CATEGORY: Facility Management and Financial Improvement Projects

  • Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata (India) – Creating a Sustainable Facility along with Associated Opportunities of Cost Saving: The GO GREEN INITIATIVES

  • Bumrungrad International Hospital (Thailand) - OPOSCR : One Person, One Safety Concerned Report Project

  • Henan Provincial People's Hospital (China) – Medical Equipment Safety Provided by Grid Management

  • National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (Singapore) – Re-Development Of Ang Mo Kio And Yishun Polyclinics To Increase Patient Capacity & Improve Patient Care Delivery

  • Yishun Hospital (Singapore) – Admiralty Medical Centre- A Health-Promoting Medical Facility

CATEGORY: Innovations in Healthcare Technology Project

  • Cardinal Santos Medical Center (Philippines) - Project E.R.R.A.N.D (Electronic Real-time Rounds Activities for Nursing Division): Using Technology for Productivity and Better Patient Care

  • Hoan My Medical Corporation (Vietnam) - Incident Reporting and Learning System: A Technology and Culture change success

  • Medcare Orthopedics and Spine Hospital Dubai (UAE) - Enhancing radiology utilization and efficiency through digitalized platform: Siemens Teamplay

  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Hong Kong) - Driving Innovation from Strength to Strength – Multi-disciplinary Approach for 3D Printing Service in Queen Elizabeth Hospital

  • Sengkang General Hospital (Singapore) - Managing Hospital Wide Mobile Assets Centrally with Real Time Location System (RTLS)

CATEGORY: Innovations in Hospital Management Project

  • Apollo Hospitals (India) – Project 365


  • Bangkok Hospital Phuket (Thailand) - The UnDA Power Synergy : Comprehensive Daily Management System toward World-Class Excellence

  • The Eighth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen Medical University - Department quality improvement team——ranking incentive and supervision system

CATEGORY: Mobile and Online Services Project

  • KK Women's and Children's Hospital (Singapore) - Online Medical Report Application

  • KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital (Malaysia) - Advanced Appointment and Live Queuing System

  • Ningbo Fourth Hospital (China) - Application of automatic Hospital Drug Control Information platform in Hospital Drug Management

  • Shenzhen Second People's Hospital (China) - AI Cares Rehabilitation

  • Suining Central Hospital (China) - Reducing Missed Appointments Through GPS Positioning Technology

CATEGORY: Nursing Excellence Project

  • KK Women's and Children's Hospital (Singapore) - Redesign Bedside Handover to Enhance Patient-centred care and safety

  • National University Health System (Singapore) - Improving health and anchoring care in the community through NUHS CareHub

  • North District Hospital (Hong Kong) - Restraint Free Troops

  • The University of Hong Kong - Shenzhen Hospital (China) - The establishment and application of an effective evaluation of intelligent nursing risk prevention and control system

  • West China Hospital (China) - The project of constructing a new model of nursing care and human resource management for continuous renal replacement therapy in general hospitals

CATEGORY: Patient Safety Project

  • Apollo Hospitals (India) - CHECK FOR THE CRITICAL- The Apollo ICU Checklist

  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals (India) - Every one goes home safe: creating a culture of safety

  • KK Women's and Children's Hospital (Singapore) - Building a Safe and Accountable Culture, Getting to Zero

  • Lianyungang Maternal and Child Healthcare Hospital (China) - Reconstruction and Practice of Maternal Safety Management System in L City

  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore) - Prevention of central line associated blood stream infection (CLABSI) in neurosurgical patients admitted to Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit at Tan Tock Seng Hospital

  • Vinmec Healthcare System (Vietnam) - Medication Errors Management in Vinmec Times City International Hospital

CATEGORY: Talent Development Project

  • Apollo Hospitals (India) - Project KEN-Revisiting physiological CTG ….the unseen spectrum of the PRISM!!!


  • Cardinal Santos Medical Center (Philippines) - PCAS Minimally Invasive Surgery Training Center

  • Davao Doctors Hospital (Philippines) - Highly Innovative People on the gO

  • Makati Medical Center (Philippines) - MMC Nursing and Patient Care Services - Nursing Residency Probationary Program (NRPP)

  • National University Hospital (Singapore) - EQUIPping an Academic Medical Centre with a Sustainable Clinician QI Capability. Developed for the Clinicians. By the Clinicians.

  • University Malaya Medical Centre (Malaysia) - Bringing the Human Library Experience into the Healthcare Sphere to Improve the Staff’s Understanding and Empathy of Patients and Carers

CATEGORY: Hospital CEO of the Year

  • Fortis Hospital (India) - 'I Pledge - To Do Right Everytime' Improving Patient Experience whereby Improving Patient Footfalls

  • Hanh Phuc International Hospital (Vietnam) – ‘Gemba Power Walk’- first ever executed in healthcare, impact on twelve dimensions of patient safety culture to turn Hanh Phuc International Hospital into excellence

  • Lishui Municipal Central Hospital (China) - Modern Hospital Lean Management System

  • Shenzhen Luohu Hospital Group (China) - Health-centered regional medical and health service system construction

  • Teaching Hospital of Universitas Airlangga (Indonesia) - Transformational Leadership using Organizational Culture Approach: Achieving Sustainable Growth of Hospital Performances

  • Tianjin Third Central Hospital (China) - 20,000 Hospital Managers Visited Tianjin Third Central Hospital to Draw on Its 20 Years of Condensed Experience in Implementing 4C Strategy

CATEGORY: Most Improved Local Hospital

  • FV Hospital - Go for Gold: Working Together Towards Patient Safety and Quality of Care

  • Gia An 115 Hospital - Evaluation the effectiveness of Pneumatic Tube Delivery System to Reduce Turnaround Time for Test Results

  • Hanh Phuc International Hospital - Six Innovative Improvement Projects in Hanh Phuc International Hospital

  • Vinmec Healthcare System - Vinmec Rising: An innovative approach to engagement of staff in innovation and quality improvement

AHMA has been recognising Asian hospitals that have implemented outstanding programs and best practices that served patients, hospital employees, and the community for the past eighteen years. This year, we received a record-breaking 500 entries from 129 hospitals in 17 countries, marking an approximately 11% increase from last year’s 451 entries.

To provide learning opportunities for the HMA community, the finalists will be displaying posters of their respective winning projects during the two-day conference on 11 and 12 September at National Convention Centre of Vietnam.

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