Singapore Healthcare Travel Congress 2009: Towards Globalisation of Healthcare

Friday, June 26, 2009



Around 30 Heathcare professionals and international healthcare leaders are due to speak in Singapore at the Healthcare Travel Congress 2009 , organised by Informa Life Sciences from 29 to 30 June 2009. These leading medical and healthcare experts will share their vision and insights on medical tourism, with topics varying from cross-border marketing, patient care and safety, medical insurance, strategic partnerships,telemedecine initiatives and quality accreditation.

Ruben Toral, President, International Medical Travel Association, will open the Healthcare Travel Congress 2009 at Fairmont Hotel, Singapore. The congress theme, The Globalisation of Healthcare, underscores the need to address areas crucial to the expansion and sustainability of the booming medical tourism businesses in Asia.

Speakers at the Singapore Healthcare Travel Congress 2009 includes:

  • Brent Phillips, International Administrator, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Josef Woodman, Author, Patients without Borders, USA
  • Prof. Tan Ser Kiat, Group CEO, Singhealth, Singapore
  • Vishal Bali, CEO, Wockhardt Hospitals Group, India
  • Anil Maini, President-Corporate Strategy, Apollo Hospitals Group, India
  • Dr. Claudia Mika, President, Telemedicine for the Mobile Society (TEMOS), Germany
  • Dr. Tyrone Goh, Executive Director, National Healthcare Group, Singapore
  • Dr. Jason Yap, Director (Marketing), Raffles Hospital of the Raffles
  • Medical Group, Singapore
  • Ruben Toral, President, International Medical Travel Association (IMTA)
  • Kenneth Mays, Director of Marketing, Bumrungrad International, Thailand
  • Ori Karev, CEO, United Health International, USA

Some of the healthcare topics to be covered includes
  • US Payer Insight: What Payers want from International Providers
  • Promoting Physicians To Attract Local and Global Patients
  • Riding On The New Online Marketing Platform
  • Leveraging On Telemedicine Technologies To Enhance Post Operative Care
  • Dealing with Malpractice and Liabilities: Protection Strategies for the
  • Providers
  • Developing and Managing International Patient Centres (IPCs)
  • Effective International Preferred Provider Organization (IPPO)
For more information,pleae visit Healthcaretravel-singapore

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