Saturday, 4th August 2018 – The Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC) Management & Staff has hosted a prayer recital for the new Computed Tomography (CT) scanner machine on Friday 3rd August 2018. One of the developmental milestones for JPMC to possess the state-of-the-art technology with the latest functions that comprises of producing images of the human body from the X-ray test and computer.
As part of JPMCs initiative to possess excellent Diagnostic Imaging and Patient Management. JPMC introduced the Dual Energy SIEMENS Definition Edge CT Scanner to provide several benefits for the patient along with increased efficiency and clinical flexibility.
The Dual Energy SIEMENS Definition Edge CT Scanner system meets every market demand with a single system, increasing the standard requirements for the patients comfort, supporting high image quality and efficient workflow process.
Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Md Isham Bin Haji Jaafar, the Chairman of JPMC, stated, "Amongst all the diagnostic technologies, CT Scanning and MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Scanning, is the most versatile one. It can be used to do various examinations of the whole body for different clinical situations."
The Twin Beam Dual Energy X-ray tube Definition Edge concept enables simultaneous imaging at two different energy levels for the first time in single-source computed tomography (CT).
"This new addition, helps us not only meet, but exceeds the expectations of our costumer by improving JPMC's efficiency and patient medical results in all clinical capabilities", said Dr. Kabeer Meera Sahib, the Medical Director of JPMC.
The JPMC's Diagnostic Imaging Department's facilities was discussed by, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr. Haji Md Isham Bin Haji Jaafar, the Chairman of JPMC, and mentioned, "JPMC has earned a regional reputation for quality and excellence in providing superb diagnostic imaging services, thoughtful patient care, and radiological interpretations that are second to none. The rest can be assured that when the patient comes to JPMC for their radiology examination, they are in the best of hands."
Mr. Varghese Paulose, the Chief Operating Officer and the Radiology Manager of JPMC said, Department of Diagnostic Imaging (Radiology Service), "Since its inception has evolved into an outstanding specialty branch of JPMC's patient care. In order to keep up with the advancing technology, JPMC has added a high-end Dual Energy SIEMENS Definition Edge CT Scanner and embarked a new technology that will propel the JPMC Radiology service to an unprecedented heights."
"Department of Diagnostic Imaging plays a critical role in diagnosis of virtually all patients from JPMC. The department's renowned expertise in specialty areas, as well as the technical and clinical abilities of the Radiology and Radiographers together with the number of specialties offered, fosters not only improved the quality of patient care, it also assists in attracting prospective patients from overseas", Mr. Varghese Paulose added.
During the demonstration Mr. Varghese Paulose said, "Definition Edge CT is designed to deliver outstanding image qualities with unsurpassed workflow benefits for the CT Scan application."
The Department of Diagnostic Imaging is in the preparations of offering Disease Prevention packages like Cardiac CT screening, and Mammography screening soon and is open from Monday to Friday from 8am to 12 noon, and from 1pm to 5 pm. On Saturdays, the clinic is open from 8am to 12 noon only. For further information or to book an appointment, please call the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at 261 1433 ext 2223 / 2246 or email directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on The Jerudong Park Medical Centre, visit www.jpmc.com.bn or email email@example.com