Cardiac Care in the Tropics

How to Spread Specialist Cardiac Care and Promote Quality in an Area with Little Access to Healthcare

Ernie Yap |  30.03.2016

Since its founding in 2001, the Sarawak General Hospital Heart Centre in Malaysia has become a renowned specialist healthcare and research facility. It offers excellent care at low cost. Two of its founders explain how grit, technology, and team spirit enabled this success.

 

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The statements by the Siemens’ customer described herein are based on results that were achieved in the customer's unique setting. Since there is no "typical" hospital and many variables exist (e.g., hospital size, case mix, level of IT adoption) there can be no guarantee that other customers will achieve the same results.