22 July 2014 | News | By BioSpectrum Bureau
Dr Vinayagam will be supported by a top-notch team of employees who are all passionate about health care improvement
Singapore: Joint Commission International (JCI) has appointed Dr Prabhu Vinayagam in the role of managing director of Asia-Pacific region based in Singapore.
JCI is a not-for-profit affiliate of Joint Commission that provides international accreditation, advisory services, publications and education programs for health care organizations, public health agencies, health ministries and others in more than 100 countries.
"Dr. Vinayagam brings clinical experience as a physician and surgeon, strategic business acumen, and a wealth of knowledge of the Asia-Pacific region to his new role," said Ms Paula Wilson, president and CEO, JCI and Joint Commission Resources. "Asia-Pacific is a key region for JCI as we strive to help our clients reduce risk and improve health care outcomes. We are delighted to have Dr Vinayagam leading our Asia-Pacific initiatives, where he will be supported by a top-notch team of employees who are all passionate about health care improvement."
Dr Vinayagam is responsible for regional and country-level strategy and business development for JCI's advisory services, accreditation and education units in the Asia-Pacific region. He will focus on developing and strengthening strategic relations with international organizations, ministries of health, and leading academic medical centers and hospitals.