As we enter the first decade of 21st century, we are facing more new threats and risks from H1N1 to Haiti’s earthquake. The disasters of the future may or may not be bigger or worse, but they are likely to be more complex and require more sophistication in response and recovery. Therefore, we cannot merely think of the plannable, but to think of the unplannable!
In view of this, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, who as one of the most established & reputable Women’s & Children’s Healthcare center in the region, has successfully implemented & certified to the Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) SS 540:2008 to demonstrate Top management’s commitment to their core values – the Patients.
SS 540:2008 is the Singapore Standard for Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) for companies who concerns about its survival against threats. SS 540:2008 provides the framework for companies to analyze and implement processes, strategies and procedures to address these concerns. Certified to the standard proven KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital capable of maintain their minimal services to the patients when emergency or crisis hit. This will no doubt proven KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital of their competency in terms of reliability, which is what the main concern when people looking for a hospital. DQS congratulate KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital for their great achievement.
DQS Certification’s Southern & Singapore Branch Manager, Mr. Soong Keng Vee (left) presenting the Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) SS540:2008 Certificate to KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital’s Chief Operating Officer Mr. Tan Jack Thian (center) and Senior Manager of Biomedical Engineering Mr Kwan Fook Weng (right).