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How to get the most out of medical tourism| December, 2014

In search of Asia's top medical-tourism destinations, Diana Hubbell maps out some itineraries that add fun and relaxation to the equation. Plus the region's finest facilities, weirdest procedures, bet recovery retreats and more.

Illustrations by Wasinee Chantakorn.
Source: www.travelandleisureasia.com
Startribune

Medical tourism has its risks and rewards| October, 2014

Americans can save money by having medical procedures done in other countries, but an expert advises caution.

Source: Startribune.com
Article by: ANNE NICOLAI , Special to the Star Tribune
Bangkokpost

Help in the heart of the country|

Thanat Sriyagoon, who works at a hospital in Uthai Thani, had worry etched on his face while waiting for his turn to take his five-month-old boy, Onsen, for a cardiac check-up.  "My son had pneumonitis at birth," said Thanat. "We didn't know how or why. He used to turn almost green when he cried before." 

Source: Bangkok Post
 
KuwaitTimes

Inside Thailand, the land of the white elephant| September, 2014

Kuwait Times was pleased to participate in the ‘Muslim Media Familiarization Trip to Thailand 2014’ organized by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The week-long trip aimed to promote Thailand’s medical tourism industry, famous beaches, halal food industry and peaceful co-existence between different religious groups and ethnicities...
 
 
 

Bumrungrad is the best for service| September, 2014

There are records that many dying patients returned on foot after taking treatment at Bumrungrad Hospital. Service is the prime policy of the hospital than the consideration of action or reaction of drugs.
 
Source: Adnan Rahman, Banglanews24.com

Patients without borders| July, 2014

Bumrungrad International Hospital is mentioned in Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia magazine that it is the most famous hospital in Bangkok which completed renovation of its patient rooms and advanced technologies.

Source: Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia, Patients without borders

Bumrungrad listed #6 in list of “Most Technologically Advanced Hospitals in the World”| June, 2014

Bumrungrad's advanced tech includes a cutting-edge Swisslog Automated Drug Management System, described as “Asia’s first pharmacy robot;” a Siemens Biograph 64 PET/CT medical imaging scanner that helps to identify cancers in their preliminary stages; image-guided radiotherapy capabilities; and an R2 CAD ImageChecker used in digital mammographies.

Source: Topmastersinhealthcare.com 
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Top 10 Hospitals In The World | May, 2014

Bumrungrad International Hospital is listed in top 10, as best medical tourism hospital, in Medxforum.com 

Transparency and trust in medical tourism| May, 2014

As millions more leave their homelands seeking treatment, the world’s top healthcare providers ask how they can capture a piece of the market. Giving medical tourists a fair deal would be a good place to start. Kenneth Mays, Senior Director, Marketing & Business Development at Bumrungrad International Hospital explains the need for transparency in medical tourism and international patient care.  

Source: IMTJ.com 

Aussie patients jump the hospital queue overseas| May, 2014

Want to jump the public hospital surgery queue?
 
A Current Affair follows the journey of one man, among thousands of frustrated Aussie patients flocking overseas to have the operation they need, and for a fraction of the cost.

Source: A Current Affair, Channel 9, Australian TV