From left : Dr Seow Vei Ken, Chief Executive Officer of Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City, Dr Lee Soon Han, Head of the Accident and Emergency Department at Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City and Dr Tan Teong Yong, the Head of the Paediatrics Division of Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City.
SUNWAY CITY, May 23 (Bernama): The Children’s Emergency Department at Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City’s Tower D has started its operations on 18 May 2023, making it the first private hospital in Malaysia to offer such dedicated services. Located in the newly opened Tower D, it is a one-stop centre that caters to the healthcare needs of infants, children and adolescents.
“We are proud to have served our first patient yesterday. With a dedicated emergency department for children, we are able to improve our clinical excellence and operational efficiency that will enhance our service quality,” shared Dr Lee Soon Han, Head of the Accident and Emergency Department at Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City.
“There are three zones at the Children Emergency – green, yellow and red that provide specialised care and treatment. For example, there are two bays specifically for children with asthma who require nebulisation so they can be monitored closely. The red zone is equipped with the latest advanced medical equipment for resuscitation and close monitoring,” he added.
In addition, Dr Tan Teong Yong, the Head of the Paediatrics Division of Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City, shared, “We have a team of paediatric-trained doctors and nurses with extensive experience in various sub-specialties to care for our young patients efficiently and effectively. The Children’s Emergency Department is designed to cater to the needs of our paediatric patients.
Patients will have easy access to an extensive range of services within one vicinity, as Tower D is equipped with comprehensive facilities. The Radiology Department is located next to the Children’s Emergency Department and houses the latest Computerised Tomography (CT) scanner, general x-ray and ultrasound services while the latest advanced 3 Tesla MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) service is located on Level 1.
The paediatrician’s clinics are also located in Tower D along with the Children Developmental Centre that offers holistic services for our young patients, which will be operational very soon. With these across-the-board facilities, Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City’s Tower D is a one-stop centre for integrated paediatric healthcare dedicated for children. Meanwhile, the the paediatric wards, Paediatrics Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and High Dependency Unit (HDU) will be located at the new Tower E and they will open in phases soon.
“As the largest private quaternary hospital in Malaysia, we are constantly looking for innovative ways to enhance our patients’ experience while keeping their comfort and wellbeing at top of mind. The dedicated Children’s Emergency Department is part of our efforts to provide specialised treatment to our paediatric patients who need more attentive care,” said Dr Seow Vei Ken, Chief Executive Officer of Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City.
Sunway Medical Centre is poised to set new standards of service with this exciting growth, as it aims to transform the Malaysian healthcare landscape. With the impending growth, Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City will increase its total number of beds from 616 to more than 1,000 while expanding the breadth and depth of its clinical services.
About Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City
Sunway Medical Centre is the largest private quaternary hospital in Malaysia with 616 licensed beds and is committed to becoming an international healthcare institution of choice. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of medical services, which include state-of-the-art facilities and advanced medical technologies for outpatient and inpatient speciality care, health and wellness programmes and 24-hour emergency services. These are supported by a strong system comprising more than 3,300 dedicated healthcare and hospitality professionals.
Recognising the increasing sophisticated needs in healthcare, Sunway Medical Centre has developed niche areas of medical service, from the field of neurosciences to advanced cancer treatment, and from clinical research to bio-medical technology. Some of the core speciality areas include Cancer, Women and Children, Neuroscience, Heart and Lung, Bone and Joint, and Digestive Health services. Its areas of expertise also include kidney, bone marrow and cornea transplants as well as cell-based and gene-based therapies.
Sunway Medical Centre, the flagship hospital of Sunway Healthcare Group (SHG), is well recognised for an accolade of achievements. The hospital is accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) and Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), and won Frost & Sullivan’s Malaysia Smart Hospital Company of the Year for two years in a row. Sunway Medical Centre is poised to set new standards of service with an exciting growth to an over 1,000 bed hospital from its current 616 beds.
SOURCE : Sunway Medical Centre, Sunway City