Impulse Hospital, a latest generation private sector hospital, has recently embarked on a joint venture health initiative, with a famous expert team of physicians of Singapore, to render world-class healthcare services to Bangladeshi patients.
The initiative also involves exchanging expertise, training local doctors and medical technicians, and thus help save money, time and hassle in going abroad for better treatment.
The expert team of Singapore physicians comprises a renowned Neurosurgeon of Asia, Doctor Timothy Lee, Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital; Senior Visiting Consultant of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Ravi Shankar Krishnamurthy; Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Dr. Leslie Tay; Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Yap Lip Ki, Endoscopic Gynecologist; Dr. James Wang, Cardiac Surgeon, and Dr. Chong Lich Lesle, Orthopedic & Trauma Surgeon.
The hospital at Tejgaon in Dhaka city announced its journey officially by organising a press conference last week. Managing Director of the Impulse Hospital, Professor Dr. Ali Zaheer Al-Amin presided over the press conference while the foreign Doctors also spoke on the occasion.
While addressing, Dr. Zaheer Al-Amin said, renowned physicians of Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena, Mount Elizabeth Alvarnia, Raffles Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital, General Hospital and National University of Singapore will visit the Impulse Hospital regularly, see patients and perform surgeries at Impulse Hospital, at a cost at least one-third less than those in Singapore. He also informed that the enlisted Doctors would be available for any emergency need through video conferencing for critical patient consultation.
The hospital management informed that a major objective of their service is to deliver and make available the world class healthcare close to the vicinity of Bangladeshi patients. It will also increase the capacity of local doctors and nurses eventually.
Catering to the demand of the foreign doctors as well as some renowned Bangladeshi specialists, the hospital had to redesign some of its infrastructure and make available a few cutting edge technologies at their premises. It will enable to provide better services to the patients at an affordable and reasonable cost to the patients which were unlikely in the recent past.
The hospital management revealed some of their future plans of expanding medical studies and hands on training for both doctors and nurses.