Aster DM Healthcare
Aster DM Healthcare has released a Clinical Excellence Whitepaper entitled Aster DM Healthcare COVID-19 Surge: Effective Strategic Clinical Interventions that shares the organisation’s COVID-19 journey, starting with risk assessment and monitoring as early as January 2020 even before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, to setting up necessary medical protocols and continuous adaptation as per latest guidelines, to successful adoption and implementation of clinical strategies, flexibility in adoption of latest technology and measures to deliver care and learnings from experience in implementing the latest treatment measures.
The detailed paper launched by Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare and Dr. Malathi Arshanapalai – Group Chief Medical and Quality Officer to healthcare professionals and industry thought leaders via a global webinar, presents an in-depth study at how healthcare providers can rapidly revise traditional approaches to establish best practices and swift response protocols in order to adapt to challenging environments, like that created by the pandemic. It also lays out a roadmap for continued clinical and operational excellence in the ‘new normal’ post COVID-19.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Azad Moopen said, “We are proud of the compilation of the Clinical Whitepaper which highlights successful strategies adopted by Aster DM Healthcare to manage the COVID-19 pandemic across GCC countries. The paper gives an insight into the critical learning outcomes that aided us to successfully contain and control the pandemic in cities, like Dubai, in association with the Health Authorities, with a very low mortality rate of less than 1% amongst admitted patients. With the world still within the midst of the pandemic, we hope that this Whitepaper will help the medical fraternity in combating this formidable foe. I am exceptionally proud of our medical teams, who recognized, very early, the need to rapidly adapt our existing systems to tackle the hitherto unknown virus. I place on record, an appreciation for the phenomenal work that has been done by our frontline soldiers – the doctors, nurses, paramedics and support staff, along with clinical affairs, infection control and quality teams, whose efforts saved many lives and served so many others.”
Author of the whitepaper, Dr. Malathi A. said, “The success of our strategic clinical interventions can be attributed to a few critical factors like early risk assessment and corresponding strategy to mitigate them, key measures to combat the spread across our network and facilities considering people, clinical and operational safety and excellence, effective resource and critical care management, and mass screenings and community initiatives. All combined we have a battle plan which can be easily implemented if the COVID-19 surge arises again and by any organization at the forefront of managing the pandemic.”
A few critical learnings from the Whitepaper as below.-
Bejoy Changarath, Assistant General Manager – PR & Media Relations Aster DM Healthcare,
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