Children Hospital 1 gets top prize for medical service quality
Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
Ho Chi Minh
City (VNA) – HCM City’s Children Hospital 1 on February 10 was
awarded the first prize for medical service quality at the Medical Check-up and
Treatment Quality Awards 2016 for its “red-alert” first aid procedure.
Check-up and Treatment Quality Awards 2016 was launched for the first time by
the HCM City Department of Health with the goal of honouring the best practices
of hospitals operating in the city.
implemented since 2008, the “red alert” procedure mobilises doctors from
different departments to come together to treat a patient, which saved the
lives of 10 children in extremely critical conditions, including a baby falling
out of his mother’s uterus in a traffic accident.
Children Hospital 1, the awards also honoured the smart check-up faculty of the
Gia Dinh People’s Hospital, the online medical records of the Thu Duc District
Hospital, the uprogramme supervising antibiotics use of the Cho Ray Hospital
and the robotic surgery technique of the Binh Dan Hospital.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tang Chi Thuong, deputy director of the municipal Department
of Health, said the goal of the awards is to highlight and multiply creative and
effective practices of local hospitals.
total of 35 hospitals have sent 80 entries to compete for the awards.-VNA