I am pleased to announce that the Quality Improvement Team (QIT) known as CTwarriors from the Department of Biomedical Imaging has won the Third Prize among the 20 Best Public Sector (Federal) category in the Annual Productivity & Innovation Conference and Exposition (APIC) 2019, which was held from 5-7 November 2019 at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Center.
The quality improvement project titled “CT Chest Abdomen Pelvis: Optimizing Contrast Media Based on Body Weight and Bolus Tracking Method” has also received a 5 Star (Gold Award) at the national convention for cost savings and ensuring patient safety. With this award, the CTwarriors team will compete internationally at Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2020.
The APIC 2019 event is an annual program organized by the Malaysian Productivity Corporation (MPC) aimed at providing a platform for various industries to share best practices in improving productivity, quality, innovation, service delivery and customer satisfaction. This year's program was attended by 300 groups representing 125 organizations sharing their effectiveness on productivity improvement projects at their respective organizations.
It is hoped that this success will inspire all the staff of UMMC to pursue quality improvement activities continuously at their respective departments or units
Congratulations to CTwarriors team on their success and achievement! All the best in competing at international platform in 2020.
University of Malaya and the National Cancer Society of Malaysia have signed a memorandum of understanding to improve services and research on cancer. In addition, within two years, the main focus is in collaboration with Union For International Cancer Control (UICC) for the City Cancer Challenge 2015 program: Greater Petaling Jaya. The main objective is to increase equity and sustainable access to cancer care in cities such as Petaling Jaya. The agreement was signed by YBhg. Datuk Ir (Dr) Abdul Rahim Hashim, Vice Chancellor UM and Dr. Saunthari Somasundaram, President, National Cancer Society of Malaysia on May 9, 2019 at the University Malaya Medical Center.
On April 17, 2019, UMMC and Renji Hospital which joined the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for clinical placements to train medical specialists and clinical support staff of UMMC to initiate liver transplant services, especially pediatric patients at PPUM. On behalf of UMMC, the agreement was signed by YM Prof. Tunku Kamarul bin Tunku Zainal Abidin, Director of UMMC while Renji Hospital by Prof.Li Weiping, President of Renji Hospital. Hopefully this clinical placement will increase UMMC’s expertise in surgical services for pediatric patients with liver problems (hepatobiary) and should not be referred overseas.
Congratulations to the Quality Improvement Project Team (QIT) from the Department of Biomedical Imaging, UMMC for winning the Gold Award and the Best Young Team Excellence Award at the Mini Team Excellence Convention (MTEx) 2019 - Central Region, organised by the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) on April 18, 2019.
The team, known as CTwarriors, has presented a quality project titled "CT Chest Abdomen Pelvis (CAP): Optimizing Contrast Media Based on Body Weight and Bolus Tracking Method".
The Mini Team Excellence Convention is a platform that provides Quality Improvement team from government and private agencies to present their improvement projects that have produced positive impact towards the organisation and enhance the organisation's image to a higher level.
With this award, the CTwarriors Team will participate at the Regional Team Excellence Convention (RTEx) scheduled in July 2019.
Well done and congratulations again to the CTwarriors team from the Department of Biomedical Imaging for their achievements!
On 25 February 2019, UMMC and Novotech (Malaysia) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase the number of clinical researches and strengthen the relationship to continue cooperation for all phases (Phase 1 -IV) of the research.
This research is in collaboration with the Clinical Research Department (CIC) as Site Management Organization (SMO) providing high-tech facilities that are regulated internationally, have highly experienced clinical practitioners in the therapeutic field to conduct high quality clinical trials and protect the rights and welfare.
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Charges Information Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony University Malaya Medical Centre With Lerdsin Hospital, Thailand, 18 May 2017