Indian hospitals won Asian Hospital Management Awards 2010

eHEALTH BureauNine winners and 19 runners up won the coveted Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA) 2010 held in August, 2010 at the Grand Hilton Seoul, Korea. Of these, two hospitals from India won the awards.The two entries from India are ‘Multi Specialty Surgical Camps’ of Simla Sanitarium & Hospital and ‘My Sugar’ of Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad.In addition, Dr Suck-Chan Rha M.D., Founder and President, Hongik Hospital was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedication to charitable work for the last 38 years and for his contributions to the community’s healthcare and education. The celebration was the culmination of the Hospital Management Asia conference, attended by a record breaking 535 delegates from 26 countries and 180 hospitals. The Asian Hospital Management Awards recognises and honours hospitals in Asia that carry out best practices in hospital management. Now in its ninth year, AHMA is the accepted hospital management awards program for the Asia Pacific region. Awards are given to hospitals in the region on implemented or enhanced outstanding and innovative projects, programs, and best practices during the previous year. AHMA 2010 garnered 281 entries from 58 hospitals and 10 countries.Chairs of the board of judges were Dr Paul Chang, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Joint Commission International, Prof. Rene Domingo, Professor, Asian Institute of Management, Peter Lee, Deputy Director (Learning Systems) Standards and Quality Improvement, Deputy Director (Organisation Excellence) Corporate Human Resource, Ministry of Health, Singapore, Dr Bob Beaudoin, Professor, University of Connecticut, Dr Lawrence Lai, Governing Council Member, International Hospital Federation, Emilio Williams, Managing Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine International, Yash Paul Bhatia, Managing Director, Astron Hospital and Healthcare Consultants 


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