Farrer Park Hospital launches clinical collaboration with ARC Hospitals

  • 17 Feb 2023

Singapore, February 17, 2023 – Farrer Park Hospital (“FPH” or “the Hospital”) has launched a clinical collaboration with Allegiant Regional Care (ARC) Hospitals to promote continuing medical education among specialists and physicians. The collaboration was officially launched at a joint surgical conference held at Cebu, Philippines on 11 February.

The conference marked the start of the two healthcare providers’ plans to cooperate on improving patient care and promoting clinical innovation.

Commenting on FPH’s role, Dr. Timothy Low, the hospital’s CEO said, “We have seen over the past few years in battling the pandemic that more cooperation across borders has been beneficial in responding to both immediate and medium-term health concerns.

“Our hospital is focused on what medical professionals and specialists for various conditions can achieve in coming together to learn from our findings and case studies, and how we have advanced our clinical practices.”

ARC Hospitals runs a 100-bed hospital in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. On holding the conference, Medical Director of the provider Dr. Alex. E. Alegrado said that this was a form of advancing ARC Hospitals’ affiliated physicians’ medical education where they would learn from reputable and distinguished experts from FPH.

At the conference, surgical oncologist Dr. Melissa Teo of FPH spoke on developments in melanoma, sarcoma, and cytoreductive surgery, and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).

About Farrer Park Hospital

Farrer Park Hospital is the latest private tertiary acute care hospital in Singapore. The facility includes Farrer Park Medical Centre with specialist clinics, medical technology, nuclear medicine and radiology services to support a wide range of surgical specialties in oncology, orthopaedic, gastroenterology and cardiology. Designed by healthcare professionals and conveniently built above an underground train station, the hospital is a carefully created environment to enable modern yet holistic care for all its patients.

The hospital shares numerous calming gardens and inspiring art works with its related hotel, One Farrer Hotel. Synergies between the hospital and hotel provide families and visitors with enhanced experiences in food and beverage, choices of accommodation, lifestyle programs and conference facilities. Farrer Park Hospital and One Farrer Hotel are part of The Farrer Park Company Pte Ltd, a Singapore based company.

For more information, please visit www.farrerpark.com.

For more information please contact:

Magdalene Bong
Corporate Communications
Farrer Park Hospital
Tel: +65 6705 2774
Email: [email protected]

Gabriel Lim
Corporate Communications
Farrer Park Hospital
Tel: +65 6705 2498
Email: [email protected]