BookDoc signs MOU with Bumrungrad International Hospital in Thailand

General Press Releases Monday June 25, 2018 08:38
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--25 Jun--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

BookDoc is pleased to announce its latest healthcare partner in Thailand, Bumrungrad International Hospital. Bumrungrad is one of the largest standalone private hospital in Southeast Asia, with over 580 beds and 30 specialty centres.

Both parties will benefit greatly from this collaboration. BookDoc will benefit from working with one of the most reputable names in the South East Asia healthcare industry and Bumrungrad International will gain access to BookDoc's expanding network of patients across the region. BookDoc users will have an opportunity for a better quality of medical treatment and care by well-experienced medical doctors and nurses, medical innovation and technology, and compassionate caring.

Bumrungrad International Hospital has an outstanding reputation in providing high quality medical care especially tertiary care for complicated diseases requiring expertise of specialists in various fields. The hospital is fully equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and has garnered awards from several world-class organizations as recognition of its hospital quality of international standards. Bumrungrad International is named as Top 10 World Medical Destination by Newsweek Best Quality Service, Top 4 Medical Tourism Pioneer by Wall Street Journal, 2018 Medical Tourism Hospital of the Year in Asia Pacific by Global Health and Travel and Hospital of the Year in Thailand by Healthcare Asia magazine.

Dato' Chevy Beh, Founder & CEO of BookDoc, is extremely pleased with this new collaboration. "This is indeed another milestone for BookDoc to be able to partner with Bumrungrad International, one the largest and most reputable private hospital in Southeast Asia and this is in line with BookDoc's goal to enhance the access of healthcare in the Asia region".

Since inception BookDoc has secured partnerships with leading healthcare providers in the region: In Malaysia with National Heart Center (IJN), Ramsay Sime Darby Healthcare, and KPJ Healthcare; In Singapore with NTUC, Thompson and Q&M Dental; In Hong Kong with Adventist Hospital, Quality Healthcare, and Townhealth; and in Indonesia with Siloam Hospital Group. BookDoc currently has the largest healthcare network in Southeast Asia with currently over 50,000 verified healthcare professionals in the region encompassing specialists, doctors, dentists, nurses, physiotherapy among them.

About BookDoc

BookDoc, with presence in 5 countries and regions namely Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia, is an online platform that operates across the healthcare continuum connecting patients to healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, while incentivising all to stay active.

BookDoc has established an integrated online ecosystem for local and overseas health travellers. The ecosystem allows users to search and book healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, and integrates seamlessly with navigation (Google Map, Waze), transport (Grab, Uber, AirAsia), accommodation (Agoda and Airbnb) and recommended restaurants & attractions (TripAdvisor) for a hassle-free and enjoyable experience to healthcare appointments. In addition, through BookDoc Activ, it rewards users for maintaining high level of activity by partnering major retailers and service providers that offer users discounts for achieving reward tiers based on activity level. Among the reward partners are Zalora, Guardian, Secret Recipe, Oldtown White Coffee and many more.

The company is backed by a diverse group of investors from entrepreneurs to seasoned healthcare and insurance professionals, banker, regulators as well as ICT professionals. It has made records in achieving the highest pre-seed and seed valuation in Asia Technology Start-up history. It is available online at www.bookdoc.com , App Store and Google Play Store.

About Bumrungrad International Hospital

Bumrungrad International Hospital is a Joint Commission International accredited, multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Founded in 1980, it is one of the largest private hospitals and leader in tertiary care in Southeast Asia, with 580 beds and over 30 specialty centres - offering state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and intensive care facilities in a one-stop medical centre. The hospital serves 1.1 million patients annually, including 520,000 international patients.

For More Information Please Contact
Name: Ms. Nurul Ain
Tel: +603-7710 0406
Email: ain@bookdoc.com
Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20180621/2169516-1

Caption - Left: Mr Tanee Maneenut (Director of International Business Development, Bumrungrad International Hospital), Dr Nipat Kulabkaw (Director of Medical Alliances,Bumrungrad International Hospital), Dato' Chevy Beh (Founder of BookDoc) and Mr Charles Wright (Director International Marketing & Business Development, Bumrungrad International Hospital)


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