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malaysiahealthcare.com , 4 June 2013

Jebsen & Jessen Communications (JJC), a leading business communication specialist focused on the contact centre space, announced during its Contact Centre Knowledge Sharing and Networking event at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur that its existing training portfolio for contact centre professionals has been augmented with a new strategic partnership with renowned contact centre knowledge provider The Call Center School (TCCS)..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 15 March 2011

The second series of the annual CEO-level conference, Ageing Asia Investment Forum (AAIF) will be the first conference in Asia to discuss healthcare and ageing well for Asia’s 1.2 billion ageing baby boomers..........

     
Urban Style , 14 January 2011

Banyak pula pelajar Indonesia yang memilih melanjutkan pendidikan ke negeri jiran ini. Beberapa universitas Australia membuka kampusnya di kawasan Sunway. Dengan living cost lebih rendah dari Australia, mahasiswa tetap bisa mendapat gelar dari universitas negeri Kanguru itu. Mencari keindahan alam, bisa didapat dengan mengunjungi Langkawi atau Penang. Kemiripan bahasa dan adat membuat orang Indonesia..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 8 December 2010

Global Capital & Development, a joint venture consortium tasked with the development of Medini, has announced a deal with Malaysia's leading healthcare provider, Pantai Group, to develop the Gleneagles Medini Hospital. The hospital will be located in Iskandar, Malaysia..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 29 November 2010

Malaysia has once again been named as one of the top five Medical Tourism destinations for 2010 by Tourism Review and the Hotel & Resort Insider! The country received well over 410,000 medical tourists last year and that number is set to grow even further this year..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 23 November 2010

Malaysia Healthcare CEO, Mr. Suresh Ponnudurai spoke at the 2nd Annual Electronic Health Records conference in Singapore today. This is the second time that Malaysia Healthcare has been part of this event ..........

     
Business Times , 10 November 2010

The healthcare sector is set to be transformed from a social service and consumer of wealth to a private sector-driven engine for economic growth under the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP).........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 26 October 2010

Applying information technology to its brand of personalized and customized health care, The Medical City (TMC) launches the e-Partner Card, the Philippines’ first individual electronic storage card for patients’ personal health records. Similar to a flash drive, the card can be plugged into any computer’s USB port.........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 13 October 2010

The 2nd edition drew to a successful close in Singapore on the 19th September having doubled the visitors and delegates from the previous edition in 2009. With a packed 3 day programme the event has secured its position as Asia’s largest event for medical aesthetics..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 7 September 2010

As the anti-aging industry worldwide continues to expand despite the economic slowdown, consumers in the Asian markets maintain their levels of spending on skin care and other anti-aging products, with the desire for remaining young as the main motivator. Recent indicators show an estimated increase of a minimum 10 to 20 % in procedures and consultations in this field during the last three years.........

     
Bernama , 13 July 2010

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) will organise an incoming buying mission (IBM) for healthcare services and products sector.........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 27 May 2010

Prince Court Medical Centre (PCMC), Kuala Lumpur 's JCI-accredited private healthcare facility has been awarded three years accreditation by the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) .........

     
Dental Tribune , 20 May 2010

Malaysia Healthcare, a medical tourism facilitator in Malaysia, is offering a medical record storage device to foreign medical tourists and domestic patients who wish to go abroad for treatment.........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 11 May 2010

Sony Electronics Asia Pacific, a leader in High Definition (HD) technology, will be participating in Hospital Build Asia 2010 from 11 – 13 May 2010. With over 25 years of medical imaging innovation.........

     
The Star Online , 9 May 2010

You are travelling in a foreign country when a sudden, sharp chest pain stops you in your tracks. Your vision dims and you lose consciousness.........

     
New Straits Times , 13 April 2010

The c ountries are using various marketing strategies to woo medical tourists, Malaysiahealthcare.com chief executive officer Suresh Ponnudurai said .........

     
New Straits Times , 13 April 2010

An innovative vein harvesting technology, now being introduced in Malaysia, is expected to reduce the long waiting time for the poor to undergo heart bypass surgery. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre yesterday carried out the country's first bypass using this technology, which was invented by Dr Peter Hjc. Sporen of Holland .........

     
The Star Online , 29 March 2010

The rising cost of medical care in developed countries and the popularity of health tourism, especially in Malaysia, will be among the focus areas of the Healthcare Tourism Congress 2010 here on April 12-13 .........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 23 February 2010

UNIVAL announced today that it has signed a contract with Malaysia Healthcare (MHC), the leading facilitator of medical tourism to Malaysia, to create portable medical records for U.S. patients traveling to receive healthcare in Malaysia .........

     
AsiaOne , 10 February 2010

Singapore residents will be allowed to use Medisave for hospitalisation and day surgeries at two hospitals in Malaysia from March 1 onwards .........

     
Sun2Surf , 21 December 2009

The government has outlined five incentives to further boost the growth of the country's healthcare travel industry and make private hospitals more export-driven, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today .........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 10 December 2009

The need to manage rising costs has long been on the agenda of healthcare organisations everywhere. With the financial crisis further intensifying the pressure to cut costs, reducing operating overheads will alleviate concerns about rising outlay, tight operating and profit margins as well as reactions to spiraling expenditure, allowing organisations to pass on the savings to patients .........

     
The Star Online , 4 December 2009

The National Heart Institute (IJN) achieved another milestone by performing the first heart valve implant in Asia without the need for open surgery .........

     
New Straits Times , 1 December 2009

You no longer have to burden yourself carrying medical records, X-rays and other documents when going for a medical check-up overseas or locally, writes ANNIE FREEDA CRUEZ .........

     
The Star Online ,19 November 2009

The Government aims to support the health tourism industry to accelerate the growth of Malaysia’s market share from 0.29% now to 2% by 2012, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop .........

     
BFM, 2 November 2009

Suresh Ponnudurai, CEO of Malaysiahealthcare.com talks about how their new service iPher which digitizes patient health care records and how it change the ways doctors treat patients .........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com, 29 October 2009

MalaysiaHealthcare (MHC), the leading facilitator for health tourists in Malaysia, today set a milestone for medical health tourism in Malaysia by launching the innovative iPHER™ (Personal Health Electronic Record). The groundbreaking, award-winning iPHER™ is a credit card-sized USB device that facilitates better healthcare for all users by offering relief from the burdens of dealing with medical records and the hassles associated with them .........

     
Bernama.com, 8 October 2009

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is expected to launch the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council in December to position the country as the healthcare hub in the region, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, said on Thursday .........

     
AMEinfo.com, 27September 2009

The government has taken proactive measures to promote health tourism making allowances for medical tourists who seek treatment in their country. For example, the Immigration Department of Malaysia has implemented the Green Lane System at main entry points which expedites customs clearance for medical travelers, to ease entry formalities for patients .........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com, 1 September 2009

Middle East healthcare travel is experiencing vigorous growth despite the global economic downturn. In response to the growing need, Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress is being organised from 15 to 17 November 2009. Strategically hosted at global central point Dubai, the second annual congress will be held at the Al Bustan Rotana hotel, and is set to welcome delegates from more than 40 countries .........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com, 25 August 2009

Healthcare expenditure in Malaysia is increasingly driven by increased privatization within the healthcare service provision and upgrading of existing healthcare infrastructure within the public sector. The market for healthcare services has also received positive impetus from growing promotion of health tourism and development activities .........

     
The Sun, 24 July 2009

The Tourism Ministry expects medical tourism to grow significantly and contribute RM540 million in revenue by end of 2010. The ministry’s deputy secretarygeneral, Dr Junaida Lee Abdullah, said some 625,000 medical tourists are expected to visit Malaysia next year and the ministry is taking the necessary steps to promote and boost the industry .........

     
New Straits Times, 23 July 2009

Malaysian hospitals are wooing Vietnamese and Cambodians in the promotion of their world-class and value-for-money medical services. A long-time favourite with Indonesians, Singaporeans and people in the Middle East, the hospitals are also trying to attract Bangladeshis .........

     
New Straits Times, 22 July 2009

Malaysia has set up a one-stop centre to promote the country's medical services and facilities abroad. The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) will be the primary agency to promote and develop the country's health tourism industry as well as position Malaysia as a healthcare hub in the region .........

     
New Straits Times, 21 July 2009

Malaysia can become a world-class medical and health tourism hub, said the managing director of Medical Tourism Association Inc. Vivian Ho said although India, Singapore and Thailand had progressed tremendously in this field, it was never too late for Malaysia to promote its medical, health and wellness tourism ........

     
New Straits Times, 07 July 2009

The Malaysian edition of Patients Beyond Borders, considered the Lonely Planet of healthcare tourism, will improve the nation's prominence among Westerners seeking affordable world-class medical treatments. The book will allow local medical centres to capitalise on the Western market, which is under tapped. Of the 375,000 medical tourists who came to Malaysia last year, less than 8 per cent were from the United States or Europe ........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com, 24 June 2009

Also referred to as health travel, medical tourism is a term used to describe the act of travelling across international borders to obtain healthcare. This can be for virtually any type of treatment, but often includes elective procedures, or those requiring complex specialisation not available in one's home country. Currently more than 50 countries identify medical tourism as a national industry ........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com, 17June 2009

Offering advanced treatments at competitive prices, Malaysia is gaining a strong standing in the international healthcare arena ........

     
New Straits Times, 14 June 2009

Mahkota Medical Centre's chief executive officer Francis Lim commended the state government for turning the new airport into a hub for medical tourists, the first of its kind in the region. At the moment, many medical tourists come to the state via the Low Cost Carrier (LCCT) terminal or the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang ........

     
New Straits Times, 10 June 2009

The Deloitte Medical Tour-ism report 2008 and Research and Consultancy Solution, a research institute in India, said Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand were among the most preferred destinations in East Asia for medical treatment. Cashing in on these findings, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai yesterday launched a logo featuring the brand name "Malaysia Healthcare" with the tagline "Quality care for peace of mind" to further boost the health tourism industry ........

     
theSun, 10 June 2009

The Health Ministry yesterday launched a “Malaysia Healthcare” logo and website as part of a concerted effort to promote medical tourism in the country.Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, who launched the branding exercise, said the logo with its tagline “Quality care for peace of mind” was among collaborative efforts between the government and theprivate sector.......

     
theSun, 26 May2009

Medical tourism is gaining popularity in Asian countries and there are many reasons why the countries are getting the attention. With healthcare costs rising in the West and consumers tightening their belts, many seek healthcare services in countries where medical treatment costs less yet come with quality ......

     
Bernama, 11 May2009

The Health Ministry will come up with a master plan to intensify promotion of health tourism in the country. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said he would discuss the matter soon with the Tourism Ministry and Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) in order to draw up a proper framework and guideline for the industry ......

     
malaysiahealthcare.com, 7 May2009

With the global economic crisis on the one hand, terrorism threats combined with government instability on the other as well as fluctuating currency prices, the Asia Pacific tourism industry is flying its way through the perfect storm right now – with few signs of blue skies and a safe landing in the foreseeable future ......

     
Business TImes, 28 April 2009

More than 370,000 foreigners sought medical treatment in the country last year, generating some RM300 million revenue for the medical tourism industry, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said ......

     
Patients Beyond Borders, 14 April 2009

Healthy Travel Media and the Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM) jointly announce the launch of the Patients Beyond Borders: Malaysia Edition, to be published in English for international distribution. The Malaysia Edition will be formally launched on 21 July at the APHM/ASQua/ISQua Conference and Exhibition 2009 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ......

     
Business Time, 07 April 2009

While most sectors of the Malaysian economy may be flinching from the global economic downturn, medical tourism could emerge relatively unscathed if healthcare providers can leverage on information technology (IT) to upscale their processes and access to the market ......

     
The Star Online, 25 March 2009

Malaysia is gaining prominence as a destination for medical tourism despite its business activities being impacted by the global economic downturn. More international tourists are seeking medical treatment in the country and the number of private healthcare providers catering to medical tourism has sprung up in recent years ..........

     
BFM, 24 March 2009

Malaysia has all the requirements needed to thrive as a medical tourism destination but first the country needs to step up on promoting and marketing itself to turn in into a market that is worth USD 0.5 billion ..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com, 15 March 2009

Www.malaysiahealthcare.com (MHC) today signed an agreement with a new partner in Nepal that will allow Nepalese tourists to make full use of Malaysia as a one-stop destination for all their medical and tourism-related requirements ..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 12 March 2009

Www.malaysiahealthcare.com (MHC) today announced its appointment as a media partner in the MedHealth and Wellness 2009 organized by OmanExpo, scheduled from 19-21 October, 2009 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre Muscat, Sultanate of Oman ..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 10 March 2009

Www.malaysiahealthcare.com (MHC) today announced its appointment as a media partner in the Healthcare and Travel Exhibition Congress in Dubai from 27 – 29 October, organized by IIR Middle East ..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 2 March 2009

Www.malaysiahealthcare.com (MHC) today announced its appointment as a media partner in the Medico-Legal Conference scheduled to be held here in Malaysia from 16-17 June, 2009 ..........

     
The Star Online , 14 February 2009

In addition to being a tourist destination known for its cultural, historical and natural attractions, Malaysia is starting to make its mark as an affordable yet sophisticated healthcare hub in Asia.Joining the ranks of their counterparts in Singapore and Thailand, many local private hospitals now have counters, staff, medical packages and special arrangements (such as accommodation and travel) to cater to foreign patients ..........

     
New Straits Times , 03 February 2009

One month after its introduction at the National Heart Institute (IJN), eight patients, including a former member of parliament and a doctor, have already benefited from an innovative catheter-based technique to treat a heart disorder ..........

     
Bernama.com , 30 January 2009

Medical tourism will remain robust and resilient despite the current economic slowdown, says OSK Research. The majority of medical tourists to Malaysia seek curative medical treatment instead of aesthetic purposes, it said in its research note ...........

     
New Straits Times , 18 January 2009

Pin-hole surgery can now be performed to fix the heart defects and recovery often takes as little as one day. However, the not-so-good news is that not all patients can undergo this surgery. Only about two-thirds of the patients would able to undergo this new surgery, said paediatric cardiologist Dr Neil Wilson from the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. ..........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 08 January 2009

Www.malaysiahealthcare.com (MHC) today announced its appointment as a media partner in the Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress 2009 organized by IBC Asia Pte. Ltd., scheduled from 28 - 30 June at the Fairmont Hotel in Singapore. ..........

     
The Star Online , 07 January 2009

Despite the global economic downturn, Malaysia expects to see a 28% rise in foreign patients seeking medical treatment in the country. Among the reasons for this is the establishment of a one-stop medical and tourism online portal to facilitate all needs be it consultation, treatment, accommodation or tours ..........

     
Bernama , 03 December 2008

Malaysia will introduce three additional strategies to attract more tourists next year in the face of the global ecocnomic downturn and the security problems faced by several countries, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak .........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 01 December 2008

Www.malaysiahealthcare.com (MHC) today announced its appointment as a media partner in the Malaysia Healthcare Conference organized by Asia Business Forum, scheduled to be held here in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 7-8 April, 2009. .........

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 27 November 2008

The Mahkota Medical Group today signed an agreement with www.malaysiahealthcare.com (MHC) - Malaysia’s leading health and medical tourism facilitator to Malaysia, to boost the intake of more health/medical tourists to its hospital in Malacca and the state .........

     
The Star Online , 25 September 2008

A group of Malaysian doctors will perform advanced endoscopic procedures at Selayang Hospital and have it transmitted live worldwide today .........

     
The Star Online , August 2008

Lucinda Joseph speaks to two women who are among the first Bangladeshis to visit Malaysia as health tourists and the CEO of Malaysia Healthcare .........

     
NST , 04 August 2008

Two Bangladeshi teachers have proved that you don't have to be rich and famous to be able to afford quality medical care while having a good time in Malaysia. They took advantage of the "Lifestyle Healthcare Package in Malaysia" offered in conjunction with the launch of the Malaysian Health Care office and its website, www.malaysiahealthcare.com, by MHC, Tourism Malaysia and Newport Holidays .........

     
NST , 15 July 2008

Malaysia is increasing in popularity among foreigners seeking medical treatment. The number of foreign patients at private hospitals shot up to 341,288 last year, from 296,687 in 2006 and 232,161 the year before. The hospitals also reported a corresponding increase in revenue from this sector: RM253.84 million last year, compared with RM203.6 million in 2006 and RM150.9 million the previous year.......

     
www.malaysiahealthcarebangladesh.com , 06 June 2008

Bangladeshi tourists will get the chance to visit Malaysia under a medical package of only US$600 (RM1, 930). The package, jointly introduced by Tourism Malaysia , Newport Holidays and Malaysia Healthcare was announced at a press conference here Thursday ......

     
www.malaysiahealthcarebangladesh.com , 05 June 2008

Malaysia is globally renowned as an excellent tourist destination. It is blessed with tropical sunshine, glorious beaches, five star resorts, fantastic shopping, amazing food and not least, it also has world-class medical facilities and services at low-cost fees .....

     
News Straits Times , 10 March, 2008

The Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM) has projected receipts from foreigners seeking medical treatment in the country to grow 30 per cent a year until 2010. By that time, Malaysian healthcare providers could well rake in as much as RM584 million in medical revenue from treating some 849,000 foreigners ......

     
malaysiahealthcare.com , 2008

The visa for health tourists to Malaysia has been extended from 30 days to 6 months effective immediately. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said yesterday the cabinet committee on tourism agree with the Home Ministry's suggestion that health tourists be given a long stay and multiple entries in their visas ......

     
Tourism Malaysia, 5 November, 2007

Malaysia is fast becoming a strong competitor in the global health and medical tourism sector. Given the potential of health tourism as a foreign exchange earner, the government has taken a series of proactive measures to enhance Malaysia as a preferred health tourism destination ......

     
NST, February 20, 2007

Debra May is a regular viewer of the television programme, Extreme Makeover, but getting some work done on herself was just a dream. Until a search on the Internet brought her to malaysiahealthcare.com, Malaysia's one-stop portal for health tourism ......

     
News Straits Times - Tech & U, August 7, 2006
Malaysia is globally renowned as an excellent tourist destination. It is blessed with tropical sunshine, glorious beach, five-star resorts, and more. To further position Malaysia as a global healthcare services hub, the Tourism Ministry has unveiled a health tourism portal ( www.malaysiahealthcare.com ) in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2007......
     
News Straits Times, Tuesday. May 30, 2006
Health and travel are the new buzzwords in tourism today. To cater to this market is a newly-launched, first-ever health portal for Malaysia which would act as a global facilitator for health tourism. Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said the country is aware of the growing demand for health tourism ......