Bernard Healthcare to become the first GE Healthcare care pathway solution showsite in Vietnam

By Thy An   August 17, 2023 | 12:30 am PT
GE HealthCare and Bernard Healthcare have signed an agreement for the Care Pathway Solution site, enhancing access to diagnostic imaging technology for oncology and vascular diseases.

The U.S. Consulate in HCMC also joined the signing ceremony on Aug 12.

Following the agreement, the Care Pathway Solution showsite will serve as a platform to showcase the latest advancements in diagnostic imaging technology offered by GE HealthCare, including PACS, MRIs, bone mineral density, X-rays, ultrasound, and more.

Activities at the showsite will include technical site visits, training and education sessions, and the generation of clinical evidence to further enrich GE HealthCare's clinical evidence databases.

The representatives of Bernard Healthcare and GE HealthCare at the strategic cooperation agreement signing event on Aug. 12, 2023. Photo courtesy of Bernard Healthcare

The representatives of Bernard Healthcare and GE HealthCare at the strategic cooperation agreement signing event on Aug. 12, 2023. Photo courtesy of Bernard Healthcare

GE HealthCare's care pathway approach to oncology and vascular diseases is at the heart of the partnership.

Recognizing that cancer treatment and vascular disorders require a specific and multidisciplinary approach, GE HealthCare's integrated cancer and vascular care solutions utilize digitization, AI, and breakthrough diagnostic imaging technologies and medications.

These solutions attempt to improve diagnosis, boost productivity, increase value, improve speed and efficiency, and, eventually, improve overall patient health.

The entire care route will strive to promote early diagnosis with diagnostic imaging technology, optimize treatment efficiency, and provide post-treatment care options.

Attending the Signing ceremony were Mr Gregory Harris - Principal Commercial Office, The U.S Consulate; Professor Nguyen Chan Hung; PhD, Doctor Le Truong Giang - President of Ho Chi Minh City Public Health Association; Senior Consultant Tran Doan Dao

Gregory Harris, Principal Commercial Office of the U.S. Consulate (R), and representatives from HCMC Public Health Association. Photo courtesy of Bernard Healthcare

Bernard Healthcare's incorporation of the Ningen Dock model is one of the collaboration's significant highlights.

The model is a thorough health screening framework with over 65 years of experience in Japanese preventive medicine aimed at discovering potential underlying health concerns before symptoms show, especially in relation to cancer and heart disease.

Tran Doan Dao, Senior Consultant and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of Bernard Healthcare, said that the company's goal is to meet quality standards in screening and early diagnosis of diseases such as cancer, vascular diseases, and stroke.

"The collaboration with GE HealthCare for a comprehensive diagnostic imaging solution, including remote cross-check diagnostic results and consultations with experts from the Yamanashi University School of Medicine Hospital in Japan, constitutes an integrated model that fulfills the community's healthcare needs," Dr Dao said.

Nguyen Nam Phuong, CEO of Bernard Healthcare, expressed her gratitude for the advanced technology and comprehensive diagnostic imaging solution provided by GE HealthCare.

Nguyen Nam Phuong, CEO of Bernard Healthcare. Photo courtesy of Bernard Healthcare

According to Nguyen Nam Phuong, CEO of Bernard Healthcare, the company is proud to be one of the first GE Healthcare Care Pathway Solution showsites in Vietnam for oncology and vascular diseases.

"This collaboration also facilitates professional connections with leading healthcare institutions worldwide, ensuring global healthcare quality is accessible to Bernard Healthcare customers and patients in Vietnam."

Son Pham, Country Manager of GE HealthCare Vietnam, reaffirmed GE HealthCare's commitment to delivering a personalized care pathway for each patient.

"Their suite of offerings can help clinicians improve patient outcomes within a disease state and provide patients with a simplified, optimized, and personalized path through their healthcare journey," Pham said.

The collaboration with Bernard Healthcare opens up a great opportunity for GE HealthCare to realize these targets by providing the latest technologies and equipment, as well as developing clinical education partnership programs.

Aside from the signing event, the two companies hosted a scientific session on the application of diagnostic imaging and multi-specialty modeling in the early diagnosis of cancer and vascular diseases.

The session presented insights into the importance of early diagnosis in oncology and vascular disease treatment, as well as technical solutions from GE HealthCare.

The partnership is a huge step forward for Vietnam's healthcare industry, providing advanced technology and experience to medical professionals in order to enhance patient outcomes and improve the standard of healthcare in the region.

GE HealthCare is a 100-year-old global innovator in medical technology, pharmaceutical diagnostics, and digital solutions. It provides integrated solutions, services, and data analytics to make hospitals more efficient, clinicians more effective, therapies more precise, and patients healthier.

Bernard Healthcare is a member of the Japan Society of Ningen Dock, known for its comprehensive and detailed health screening model that helps identify hidden systemic health risks, encompassing cancer, stroke, cardiovascular issues, diabetes, and more. It draws from the expertise provided by a team of reputable and clinically experienced physicians.

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