Improve Quality of Medical Device Service, Siloam Hospitals Group and PT Philips Continue Synergy

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Thursday, October 05 2017 - 20:30 IWST

Wakil Presiden Direktur PT Siloam Hospitals Caroline Riady
Wakil Presiden Direktur PT Siloam Hospitals Caroline Riady

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Siloam Hospitals Group in collaboration with leading electronics manufacturer Philips to perform maintenance of all health technology equipment at 21 Siloam Hospital throughout Indonesia.

The signing of a memorandum of understanding on this cooperation was undertaken by Vice President Director of PT Siloam Hospitals Caroline Riady and President Director of Philips Indonesia Suryo Suwignjo at Siloam MRCCC Building, Jakarta, Wednesday (4/10).

Caroline said in her speech that the cooperation will last for five years covering maintenance and operational services for all health technology equipment at Siloam hospital in Indonesia, such as Jakarta, Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Makassar, Bali, Palembang and other big cities.

"This agreement aims to ensure the optimal quality of health services provided by Siloam Hospitals Group to its patients. At the same time for efficiency and operational effectiveness and service costs at RS Siloam, "said Caroline Riady.

As the largest private hospital group in Indonesia, Siloam Hospitals provides general care and specialist to 2 million patients each year. Siloam is a hospital that has excellence in oncology and neurosurgery services, using the latest state of the art technology tools from Philips.

Facilities include special space for image-guided therapy and diagnostic imaging solutions, such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Ultrasound and memographics.

"Through this partnership Philips will help maintain the best quality healthcare solutions at 21 hospitals to ensure patients receive the best possible health care," says Caroline.

Henk de Jong, head of international marketing Philips, said as a health-based technology company, Philips has a long history of health innovation and collaboration with medical partners. An important part of Philips' effort is to provide state-of-the-art and well-maintained medical equipment to provide safe and cost-effective healthcare services that will ultimately benefit patients.

Siloam Hospitals, established in 1996, has implemented a high-quality health care benchmark in Indonesia. The medical team at Siloam consists of 400 general practitioners, 1,500 specialists, 7,200 nurses, health workers, technicians and support staff.

They provide health care to about 2 million patients each year.

In 2007, Siloam Lippo Village became the first hospital in Indonesia to receive international accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI) based in the United States, with re-accreditation in 2010.

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