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Asian American Medical Group Limited (AJJ)
is a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
About Asian American Medical Group
Singapore-based Asian American Medical Group (“AAMG”) was established in 1994 and has been listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since September 2009. The Group’s operations include the Asian American Liver Centre Pte Ltd (“AALC”) and the Asian American Radiation Oncology Pte Ltd (“AARO”).
Led by renowned hepatobiliary expert and liver surgeon Dr Tan Kai Chah, AAMG was first established as a liver centre, formerly known as Asian Centre for Liver Diseases and Transplantation (ACLDT). This followed the Group’s strategic collaboration in 2012 with US-based global health enterprise UPMC and a rebranding exercise.
UPMC, a world-renowned health care provider located in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, is developing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care. UPMC is No. 12 on the prestigious U.S. News & World Report annual Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals and is ranked nationally in 15 specialties. UPMC’s world-renowned excellence is evident through its transplantation and radiation oncology programs. Since 1981, UPMC has performed more than 17,000 organ transplants, and its role as a pioneer in solid organ transplantation has allowed UPMC to develop extensive clinical expertise in the field, giving hope to patients across the world.
In addition to transplantation services, UPMC Cancer Center provides high-quality care to 74,000 patients treated at its facilities each year. UPMC’s Radiation Oncology Department works with its affiliate the University of Pittsburgh to translate novel research discoveries to advanced treatments and educates radiation oncologists worldwide to continue its mission of providing the highest level of clinical care possible to cancer patients. The Radiation Oncology Program of UPMC Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO). As the largest ACRO accredited system in the United States, the Radiation Oncology Program is committed to providing the highest quality in radiation oncology care.
In early 2014, AALC’s doctors have commenced surgical procedures at iHeal Medical Centre in Malaysia’s capital city Kuala Lumpur. The Group has also established a presence Myanmar, through a partnership with Pinlon Hospital and 30th Street Clinic to establish Myanmar’s first holistic liver centre – Pinlon Liver Centre.
The Asian American Radiation Oncology is currently providing advisory and management services in Myanmar and Russia and presently pursing other opportunities in the region.
Leveraging on the collaboration with UPMC, AAMG is also pursuing opportunities in Russia, working together with RusSing Med Holdings Pte Ltd (“RusSing”), a private holding company primarily focusing on business opportunities between Singapore and Russia. RusSing is also the Group’s third largest shareholder.
To be a leader in transplant medicine in Asia-Pacific.
To deliver excellent multi-disciplinary medical care through clinical excellence, technological innovation and patient-centric care.
They always strive to excel and take pride in all that they do.
They practice the most up-to-date clinical techniques, employ the latest technology and keep abreast of advancements in medical treatment.
Honesty and integrity are fundamental to their organisation. They pride themselves on their ethical conduct and comply strictly to the legal requirements.
They carefully communicate to their patients what their care will entail, so that they clearly understand the medical process.
They regularly publish and present their clinical outcomes.
Patients are their top priority and they work hard to meet their diverse needs. Empathy and compassion are integral to their mission to provide the best quality care.
They adopt a multi-disciplinary approach towards patient management and care. Highly experienced teams of specialist physicians, surgeons and allied healthcare professionals work together to ensure that optimum care is provided for their patients.
Comprehensive and Seamless Patient Care
To complement the out-patient facilities of their specialist centres, a dedicated Parkway Asian Transplant Unit located at Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore, provides seamless and personalised care for patients who require inpatient ward and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) facilities.
Telemedicine enables 24/7 access and monitoring of patients’ progress, providing real-time communication between doctors, nurses and patients. In addition, we also collaborate with UPMC on a Pathology Consultation Service that provides comprehensive second opinions for basic anatomic pathology services to offer specialised molecular diagnostic tests in a timely and cost-effective manner.
To ensure that their overseas patients and their families enjoy ease of transition and peace-of-mind while they receive optimal care and treatment, they provide services such as:
- 24/7 international emergency air evacuation
- Accompanying outbound specialist and/or nursing staff during land or air transportation
- International and local ambulance services
- Local logistical assistance (such as local accommodation and transportation); passport, visa and repatriation documentation
- Interpretation service (selected languages)
Asian American Liver Centre (AALC)
Since 1994, Asian American Liver Centre (AALC), formerly known as Asian Centre for Liver Diseases & Transplantation Pte Ltd, is one of Asia’s foremost liver centres dedicated to the treatment of all liver, pancreas and bile duct diseases in adults and children. AALC offers both outpatient and inpatient facilities, as well as services for international patients to provide comprehensive and seamless patient care.
The multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals, led by Dr Tan Kai Chah, ensures that all aspects are well taken care of to provide optimal care for AALC’s patients.
AALC has performed more than 225 LDLTs to-dates, with consistently good clinical outcomes. It is one of the largest private liver centres in South-east Asia and is now directly linked to one of the world’s most recognised transplantation programmes through UPMC. Given its vast experience and a highly successful Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT) programme, AALC has remained an important referral centre for treatment of acute liver failure and liver transplants.
Asian American Radiation Oncology (AARO)
Established in 2015, the Asian American Radiation Oncology (AARO) is a sub-specialised radiation oncology division of the Asian American Medical Group (AAMG).
AARO provides radiation therapy treatment as well as management and advisory services to radiation oncology units in Asia. Radiation therapy involves harnessing high-energy particles such as: gamma rays and x-ray in order to treat cancer. Using image guided radiotherapy, AARO is able to provide less invasive procedures and higher levels of precision to optimise oncology treatment outcomes.
AARO is headed by Dr Daniel Tan Yat Harn, who has more than twelve years of working experience and eight years as a leading Radiation Oncologist at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS).
AARO envisages a vision of being the leading radiation oncology provider in the world with a dedicated drive to deliver the highest possible standards of radiation oncology care to all of their patients.
Asian American Medical Group Limited
25 Peel Steet
+61 8 8110 0999
Fax: +61 8 8110 0900
The General Overview, Services, Products and Projects information for this profile was last edited on 01 Aug 2016.