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Bumrungrad International first hospital to win TAT Thailand Tourism Award of Excellence in Medical Tourism

Bumrungrad International first hospital to win TAT Thailand Tourism Award of Excellence in Medical Tourism
Bumrungrad International won the Award of Excellence in the category of Health Tourism at the 7th Thailand Tourism Awards Saturday. It was the first year the TAT added a category for health tourism and Bumrungrad was the first hospital to win the award. Mr. Mack Banner (1st right), the hospital’s CEO, accepted the Golden Kinnaree award. He is shown here with other hospital executives, at the award ceremony presided over by Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat (center), Minister of Tourism and Sports, and Mrs. Pornsiri Manoharn (2nd right), TAT Governor. Bumrungrad was recently reaccredited by the US-based Joint Commission International (JCI). The JCI rigorously reviews and re-accredits hospitals every three years. Bumrungrad was the first hospital in Asia to be JCI-accredited in 2002, and was reaccredited in 2005 and now in 2008.