When searching for medical tourism success stories, undoubtedly Bumrungrad is at the top of the list. Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand is an internationally accredited, multi-specialty hospital. Bumrungrad serves over a million patients annually. Over 400,000 are internationals. They include thousands of expatriates who live in Bangkok and nearby countries, plus visitors from 190 countries around the world who come here for treatment. English is widely spoken. The hospital has a medical coordination office staffed by doctors, nurses, and interpreters who serve the special needs of international patients. Bumrungrad has been featured in just about every major media outlet there is. Newsweek, 60 Minutes, Time, NPR, New York Times, CNN, FOX, RAI, Der Speigel. They all have run stories on Bumrungrad as a medical tourism destination. In a 2006 article, Time Magazine called Bumrungrad the “marbled-floor mecca of the medical trade that resembles a grand hotel rather than a clinic.”
There are of course a plethora of reasons that Bumrungrad has lead in the industry, but according to Bumrungrad’s fearless leader and CEO, Mack Banner, establishing TRUST in your hospital is one of the cores to being a successful hospital in any market. Mack should know, given that he has served as the CEO of Bumrungrad International Hospital since 2005 and has over 39 years of management and development experience in the healthcare sector. That’s why we are thrilled that he will be joining us for this year’s 7th World Medical Tourism Congress this September 20-24th in Washington, DC where he will expand on this idea of a “transparent hospital” and how Bumrungrad has implemented. There will be a dedicated time for questions and answers with the audience, so plan ahead and bring your questions with you to DC. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!