||Lot 2, Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang,
40150 Shah Alam,
Selangor Darul ehsan,
Sime Darby Medical Centre Ara Damansara opened its doors for operations on the auspicious day of 12 January 2012.
The hospital’s first patient arrived at 8.40am through the Emergency Room to receive medical care. A total of 26 patients was seen by the doctors on the first day of its operations.
The first patient, a 20-month old toddler was the center of attraction when the CEO – Medical, Ms Elaine Cheong, Hospital Director Ms Sue Lee and several staff member gathered around to greet the patient.
Nuang Jumnong (known as Mimi), 20-month old and her mother Pichaya Nuanjumnong are residing in Malaysia as dependants of a Thai expatriate. Mdm Pichaya is particularly glad to have a hospital near her home in Saujana, the neighbouring residential area.
Following her visit, the hospital had a steady stream of patients from Sime Darby offices and scheduled outpatient appointments.
Dato Setia Dr Hj Anuar Masduki, Consultant Cardiologist was among the first specialists to review his patients at his clinic at SDMC AD including a walk-in patient from Shah Alam.
On hand to welcome these patients were also the Senior Management Team of Sime Darby Healthcare Group. Leading the team was the Managing Director, YM Raja Azlan Raja Azwa, accompanied by Ms Elaine Cheong and Ms Sue Lee.
Sime Darby Medical Centre Ara Damansara is the first stand-alone brain, heart and spine & joint centre of excellence in the country. This is the third medical facility established under the Sime Darby Healthcare Group, after its flagship Sime Darby Medical Centre in Subang Jaya and Sime Darby Specialist Centre Megah in Petaling Jaya.
Source : Sime Darby Healthcare News
Sime Darby Medical Centre in Ara Damansara
KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 (Bernama) — Sime Darby Healthcare is expected to invest RM250 million for the Sime Darby Medical Centre in Ara Damansara here, which is anticipated to be opened next year.
In a statement here Tuesday, Sime Darby Healthcare said plans are being drawn up to fit out and equip the centre with specialised facilities and services for the treatment and management of heart, neuro, spine and joint diseases.
It said the new 220-bed medical centre, will be the third medical facility established under the group, after the flagship Sime Darby Medical Centre in Subang Jaya and Sime Darby Specialist Centre Megah in Petaling Jaya.
Tan Sri Dr Wan Zahid Mohd Noordin, a Sime Darby board member who oversees Sime Darby Healthcare said the medical centre will focus on quality, safety and continuous improvement, especially in areas that most directly impact patient care.
The neuroscience unit in Ara Damansara will feature a comprehensive epilepsy management programme that includes an electroencephalogram or EEG studies laboratory and state-of-the-art equipment for early diagnostic and treatment capabilities.
The centre will also have a fully-equipped and state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility including a specialised Stroke Care Unit, hydrotherapy, occupational therapy, audiometry, musculoskeletal rehabilitation using wax and splints and a Child Development Centre with Snoezelen and speech therapy.
Snoezelen or controlled multi-sensory stimulation is used for patients with autism, intellectual or mental disabilities, post-traumatic stress disorders or brain injury.
The hospital will also be installing a new Hospital Management Information System that will allow, amongst others, central appointment bookings and management of patients’ health records in a seamless manner across all the Sime Darby medical facilities.
Source : Bernama.com