Badr Treatment Abroad joins hands with Bumrungrad International Hospital, Thailand
Thursday, 2nd March 2023
Badr Treatment Abroad, the in-bound and out-bound medical tourism services vertical of Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals, has joined hands with renowned Bumrungrad International Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, the first Joint Commission International (JCI, USA) hospital of Asia, for providing advanced medical services. Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals being the largest and internationally accredited (JCI, USA & ACHSI) private healthcare group of Oman regularly takes initiatives to make the advanced technology and newer medical programs accessible and available to the people of the Sultanate of Oman. To expand its horizons of providing tertiary level care for patients, Badr Al Samaa under its Badr Treatment Abroad program has joined hands with Bumrungrad International Hospital to felicitate the willing patients to choose the right healthcare provider. A MoU signing ceremony was held in Sheraton Oman hotel.
Under this partnership Badr Treatment Abroad aims at providing and ensuring services in three broad areas; making OPD and surgical services of Bumrungrad available within the country, facilitating patients willing to undergo treatment in Bumrungrad facility in Thailand and knowledge exchange programs and scientific sessions conducted by Bumrungrad doctors for doctors of Oman.
Dr. P A Mohammed, Managing Director, Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals on this occasion said that a large number of Omanis and expats go abroad for seeking advanced medical care due to long waiting list for more specialized healthcare services and surgical procedures; a considerable amount goes to Thailand. Initiatives are being taken to ensure capacity building within the country. For outgoing patients this partnership will help us connect our patients to most reliable healthcare partner in Thailand.
Abdul Latheef, Managing Director, Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals said the clinical expertise of Bumrungrad in delivering advanced medical services will benefit the deserving patients of Oman. He said under Badr Treatment Abroad program we are working out the ways with them to explore the possibilities of making their services available with the country and the large network of Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals will help in reaching out to everyone.
Artirat Charukitpipat, Chief Executive Officer at Bumrungrad International Hospital, said,“Thailand and Oman have maintained a cordial relationship for over 40 years. This partnership is further proof ofthe strong tie between our two countries. This partnership will provide more people with access to good quality healthcare,and support Thailand’s medical tourism market. In addition to providing medical care, Bumrungrad is strongly committed to enhancing knowledge sharing among doctors in order to improve health outcomes for both Omani and Thai citizens.”
Moideen Bilal, Executive Director, Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals said that eventually while adhering to Ministry of Health policies and protocols the doctors of Bumrungrand International Hospital will conduct OPD services and surgical camps in the facilities of Badr Al Samaa within Oman and this concept falls in line with the vision of managing directors of Badr Al Samaa of providing all possible healthcare services within Oman so that eventually no one has to travel out of the country. He said Badr Treatment Abroad program will help choosing a reliable healthcare partner for the patients willing to travel out of country for advanced medical needs.
Firasath Hassan, Executive Director, Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals said that Badr Treatment Abroad association with Bumrungrad International Hospital for Badr Al Samaa’s patient referral will ensure the continuity of care from one internationally accredited hospital to another. He said this association will help brining expertise and knowledge to the doctors and clinicians of Oman by way of scientific sessions conducted by doctors of Bumru ngrad. He added that Badr Al Samaa will explore more possibilities within this association to create more value for the deserving patients of Oman.
Badr Treatment Abroad explores all possibilities of meeting the targets set under Vision 2040. It will work extensively in brining technology and expertise within Oman to give further boost to the growing healthcare industry. The Oman government always encourages foreign investment in the country’s healthcare sector to meet the growing demand for these services and under this partnership Badr Treatment Abroad and Bumrungrad International Hospital will explore ways to work in this direction.
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