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INNOVATIVE HEALTH CARE

Unwavering commitment to innovation is what keeps Asian Hospital and Medical Center on the cutting edge of excellent patient care.

When it officially began operations on March 15, 2002, Asian Hospital became the first major private tertiary hospital in Metro Manila’s Southern Luzon corridor.

Thanks to a forward-looking mindset and willingness to invest in innovation, Asian Hospital has consistently come up with new and effective ways to respond to the dynamic, often tough healthcare environment and, more importantly, to address the ever-changing and varied needs of patients:

2002

• First Knee Arthroscopy
• First Foraminotomy
• First Total Hip Replacement
• First Open Heart Surgery
• State-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory formally opened

2003

• Point of Care Testing for Electrolytes, Glucose and Hemoglobin/ Hematocrit became available in the Operating Room during cardiac surgery
• Apheresis Services became fully operational:

- Plateletpheresis
- Red Cell Pheresis
- Therapeutic Plasma Exchange
- Stem Cell Harvest

2004

• Successfully performed Transcatheter Closure and implanted Amplatz Duct Occluder to a 7-month-old patient with Patent Ductus Arteriosus
• First implantation of Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

2006

• First Peripheral Angiography with Transcatheter Intervention performed on a patient with Subclavian Steal Syndrome
• First Coil Embolization of the Collateral Vessel performed on an 11-year-old patient with Tetralogy of Fallot
• First Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defect performed on a 16-year-old patient

2007

• First Balloon Atrioseptostomy performed on a 5-week-old patient

We are both honored and humbled by the awards that recognize Asian Hospital’s efforts to provide innovative, excellent health care. These include:

Best Hospital (National Consumers Quality Awards – People’s Choice Award 2005)
Best Modern Hospital (National Product Quality Excellence Award 2005)
Most Outstanding Modern Hospital (Philippine Marketing Excellence Award 2005)

We at Asian Hospital believe that the true value of innovation is only realized when it helps patients get well sooner by giving them not only quality healthcare services but also ordinary joys of life in extraordinary ways.

 

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