IMU Hospital off to a great start
Focus Malaysia | 09 Oct 2018 16:28
The building works for IMU Healthcare’s new specialist hospitalin Bukit Jalil, IMU Hospital,is scheduled to take place soon as IMU Healthcare names Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitrajaya Holdings Bhdas the contractor at an announcement event today. Pembinaan Mitrajaya Sdn Bhd will be in charge of the building construction ofIMU Hospital’s Phase 1blockwhich includes 96 inpatient beds with three operating theatres, an emergency room, 22 specialist clinics and two wellness clinics, to be ready by end 2020 and operational in 2021. It will also oversee the construction of a multi-storey carpark as well as all associated architectural, civil and structural, mechanical and electrical, and interior works. The hospital will be built on the land adjacent to the International Medical University (IMU) and work is expected to commence by 15 October 2018.
Dr Chong Su Lin, CEO of IMU Healthcare, said the RM150milhospital will further enhance the existing healthcare services that IMU Healthcare has been providing the residents of Bukit Jalil and its surrounding neighbourhoods since 2010. This will be the first private hospital in the Bukit Jalil area. With its new patient-centric inpatient and surgical facilities, the hospital will provide affordable quality medical services to this up-and-coming township as well as nearby PPA1Mhousing and luxury condominiums. With KL Sports City nearby as well, IMU Hospital is expected to be the hospital of choice for events held at the largest sports complex in Malaysia as well as support athletes and sports enthusiasts who seek sports medical services and more.
“The Hospital willbe staffed by IMU clinicians, focused on patient-centred and team-based care.IMU Hospital forms the inpatient hub of the IMU Academic Health eco system –to complement the existing University as well as outpatient-based healthcare services. The Academic Health System combines and integrates clinical practice with education and research for the betterment of health and wellbeing of the community,” saidProf Abdul Aziz Baba, Vice-Chancellor of IMU.“IMU is focused on continuous patient-care, reinforced by our core values of integrity, teamwork, respect and compassion,all of which isreflected in our medical and healthcare programmes and services to the community,”he added.Currently IMU Healthcare provides medical, dental, Chinese medicine and chiropractic healthcare facilitieson-site in the IMU campus in Bukit Jalil,satellite centres for Chiropractic in Puchong and an IMU Dialysis Centre in Sri Petaling.
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