Intelligent Issue 07 | Page 44


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Malaysia is quickly emerging as a hotspot for healthcare tourism – which is being pushed through the country ’ s Healthcare Travel Blueprint 2021 – 2025 . Here , we feature two organisations in the healthcare space , developing the technology to help further spur Malaysia as a global giant .

It ’ s no secret that Malaysia aspires to be a leading healthcare destination in Asia-Pacific . With a government agency solely dedicated to growing the country ’ s healthcare scene , it is no surprise that the country is emerging as a global giant within this space .

The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council ( MHTC ) – the government agency – is a prime example of this , streamlining industry players to help curate the country ’ s development strategy and raise its profile to an international stage .
Here , we feature a recent Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU ) recently signed between the body and HIMSS about accelerating digital growth in hospitals across the country and growing its healthcare travel industry …
The MoU was signed by the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council – an agency operating under the Ministry of Health . The agreement is in line with its Malaysia Healthcare Travel Industry Blueprint 2021 – 2025 . The blueprint features three key strategies , with one aiming to anchor the industry ’ s transformation by strengthening the healthcare travel ecosystem through knowledge sharing , capacity building and network-building initiatives .
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