Columbia Asia Hospital as a part of their supplier relationship management recognised its suppliers for their remarkable achievements and outstanding work by awarding them with Columbia Asia Supplier Recognition Awards-2018 held at Hilton, Embassy Golf Links, Bangalore. The suppliers were awarded based on the operational indicators relating to Quality, Volume, Delivery, Performance and long-term association with Columbia Asia Hospital. The Columbia Asia Supplier Recognition Awards was instituted to demonstrate Columbia Asia’s ongoing commitment towards the suppliers, to support development and recognize Supplier’s achievements.Columbia Asia Supplier Recognition Awards-2018 had different categories like Best Supplier of the Year, Best Performance Award, Long Term Association, Continuous Quality Improvement Award, Outstanding Service Delivery and Largest Volume Supplier.Best Supplier of the Year was received by Siemens Healthcare Private Limited and Best Performance Award was won by Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt Ltd and Hind Agencies. Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd, Tasktel Technologies Pvt Ltd and Shivlal Desai were the recipients of the Long Term Association Award, Yatra Online Private Limited & Beckton Dickinson India Pvt Ltd received the Continuous Quality Improvement Award, Stryker India Pvt Ltd, Duster total solutions Services Pvt Ltd, Shree Nidhi Pharma and Sheeltron Digital Systems Pvt Ltd were awarded the Outstanding Service Award and Largest Volume Supplier was awarded to Philips India Limited, Pfizer Ltd and Alpha Building Services Pvt Ltd.Speaking on the occasion, Madan Sampath, General Manager - Procurement, Columbia Asia Hospitals, said “Understanding and identifying the operational drivers of high-performance Suppliers should be the Buyer’s prime focus as part of Supplier relationship management. Moreover, honest and open business relations with a mind-set of joint problem solving with our suppliers helps us to focus on continuous improvement of quality to fulfil the requirements of our end-users/ patients”.
About Columbia Asia
Columbia Asia is an international private healthcare company founded by an American entrepreneur, Mr Daniel Baty in 1996. From the outset, Columbia Asia envisioned to provide quality, affordable healthcare services easily accessed by people wherever they live - driven by our vision statement, a passion for making people better. It is owned by an investment fund, International Columbia US, LLC (ICU). In 2016, Mitsui & Co., a Japanese conglomerate with deep operating experience in Asia joined as a shareholder in ICU.Today, Columbia Asia is one of the largest and fastest growing hospital groups in Asia. It currently has 12 hospitals in Malaysia, 11 in India, 2 in Vietnam and 3 in Indonesia. With no more than 200 beds per hospital, it leverages modern technology to provide efficient specialist care and to reduce length of hospital stays which results in more cost-effective care. The hospitals of Columbia Asia provide a wide array of specialist services such as General Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Cardiology, Neurosurgery, Bariatric surgery and more. These are appropriately supported by ancillary services that include an Intensive Care Unit, Neonatal Care Unit, Physiotherapy, Laboratory, Pharmacy and Imaging.At Columbia Asia, strict clinical governance, ethics and excellence is demanded.