Community Partnerships @ Queenstown
Alexandra Hospital seeks to promote a health-empowering community, by engaging community partners and collaborating with primary care networks to deliver patient education, services awareness, and bring about a more closely-knitted and well-connected health district for the community.
We are passionate about being a community-centric hospital, and we do so through our very own CareHub – an integrated solution with telehealth at its core. What this means is that patients can have their healthcare needs addressed with healthcare providers at Alexandra Hospital through the use of communication technology, cutting down on trips to the hospital.
We also work to establish tele-collaboration between our community partners and primary care networks with our hospital, about the management of medical and social emergencies, matching of resources suited to the patient’s care needs, and tracking of health outcomes and healthcare utilisation at a systems level.
Alexandra Hospital will also look into home-based care teams (NUHS@Home) which comprises doctors, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, and care managers who develop and deliver long-term care with our community partners to our patients and residents in their own homes. They will embed themselves within primary care to support our family physicians, and bring tertiary care into the community. Their focus will not only be on chronic disease management programmes, but also on medical and social emergencies, ensuring that their health and social needs are taken care of.