Navigation Links
Hospital Care in Singapore Now Available to American Patients at Pre-Negotiated, In-Network Rates Far Lower than Comparable Services in the U.S.
Date:4/17/2008

SINGAPORE, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Three hospitals operated by ParkwayHealth have become the first medical institutions in Singapore to join a U.S.-based health care network and will treat American patients at pre-negotiated, in-network rates that are dramatically lower than those typically charged at hospitals in the United States.

Clients of South Carolina-based Companion Global Healthcare Inc., now have the option of traveling to Mount Elizabeth, Gleneagles or East Shore hospitals in Singapore, where they can access a wide range of medical and surgical services, including joint replacements, open heart and cardiology surgery, and invasive cancer treatment.

Each Parkway hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the affiliate of The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is the largest accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.

"This marks a significant milestone in the global reach of Singapore's health care," said Dr. Jason CH Yap, director of healthcare services for the Singapore Tourism Board. "Singapore has long been the leading medical hub and health care destination of choice in Asia. It is therefore not unexpected that Americans would also seek to avail themselves of high quality health care in Singapore's safe and stable environment." More than 410,000 visitors traveled to Singapore for medical services in 2006.

"Patients in increasing numbers are crossing international borders seeking top-quality care at affordable prices," said Dan Snyder, ParkwayHealth group executive vice president and chief operating officer and a former staff member of the U.S. Surgeon General and Chief of Naval Operation's offices. "Our three world-class hospitals in Singapore have fully English-speaking, reputable specialists and nurses who offer some of the best treatment available anywhere in the world."

"The addition of ParkwayHealth in Singapore means our individual clients and employer grou
'/>"/>

SOURCE Singapore Tourism Board
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. New research explores newborn in-hospital weight loss
2. NYC-area 1st: Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital performs transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement
3. Norwalk virus: Cruise ship illness challenging and costly to hospitals, too
4. Glades General Hospital First in Palm Beach County to Provide On-Site Electronic Birth Registration
5. Billy Graham Home After Hospitalization:
6. Alvarado Hospital Files Countersuit Against Blue Shield
7. UHW Announces: Antelope Valley Hospital Caregivers and Board Vote to Ratify First Union Contract With SEIU UHW-West
8. Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Medicare HMOs in Hospital Reimbursement Fight
9. Annual flu shot cuts need for doctors visits, hospitalization among children
10. REACH Registry Highlights That Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Suffer High Rates of Heart Attack, Stroke, Hospitalization, and Death
11. R. P. Simmons Family Foundation Pledges $2 Million for New Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Campus
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a chemical alteration ... that, if confirmed in larger studies, could give doctors ... risk of attempting suicide. , The discovery, described online ... that changes in a gene involved in the function ... significant role in turning what might otherwise be an ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Diabetes is a common condition diagnosed in millions of people. ... while the production of insulin is decreased. , Insulin ... needed by the body to regulate blood sugar levels. Diabetes ... as there are numerous complications that can be developed by ... read a complex review of Matt Traverso's new book go ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... For numerous women from all over the world, ... out being quite hard. Well, the author of the Make ... that can help all these women. This is the formula ... love and attention every day. , Daily Gossip reveals ... by Alex Carter who published a unique eBook to detail ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Daily Gossip writes in its Fibroids Miracle review that this ... users how to permanently eliminate uterine fibroids. The system has ... the world. , They have been able to get ... as 12 hours. This means that pain and other disturbing ... Fibroids Miracle review also indicates that the method was developed ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want young children ... them something that,s healthy is good for them. Doing ... good, a new study suggests. "Parents and caregivers ... may be better off simply serving the food without ... yummy the food actually is," said study authors Michal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:A blood test for suicide? 2Health News:A blood test for suicide? 3Health News:Reverse Your Diabetes Today Review Exposes Matt Traverso’s New eBook 2Health News:"Make Him Desire You" Review Reveals Unique Formula to Make Men Feel a Special Kind of Love 2Health News:Amanda Leto’s Fibroids Miracle Review Reveals Clinically Proven Uterine Fibroids Cure System 2Health News:Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods 2
... The Substance Abuse and,Mental Health Services Administration ... inaugural Science and Service Awards. These awards,recognize ... treat mental illnesses and substance abuse., ... to public sector,organizations and community-based groups and ...
... Collection Donates 100% of Net Profits to The ... Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, ... anniversary of its partnership with The Ovarian Cancer Research,Fund (OCRF) and ... decade, L,Oreal Paris has offered hope to the tens of,thousands of ...
... Sicko Serve as Reminder of Need for Genuine Reform -,Nurses ... ... International Nurses Panel Lauds Guaranteed Healthcare Systems, ... Michael Moore,s Sicko will lead a delegation of several,hundred registered ...
... the pharmacys name or logo rather than instructions on ... in the September 10 issue of the Archives of ... 1.5 million medication errors occur each year in the ... the mistakes. While the Food and Drug Administration has ...
... medications again, study finds , , TUESDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay ... chronic health problems such as high blood pressure and ... prescription drug plans, new research shows. , The ... also found that many of those seniors do not ...
... The Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC) has embarked ... year strategy with the launch of the first ... health mosquito control products. The three projects, ... IVCC projects developing improved mosquito control information systems. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:SAMHSA Announces First Science and Service Award Winners 2Health News:SAMHSA Announces First Science and Service Award Winners 3Health News:SAMHSA Announces First Science and Service Award Winners 4Health News:L'Oreal Paris Celebrates Ten Years of Hope and Healing 2Health News:L'Oreal Paris Celebrates Ten Years of Hope and Healing 3Health News:L'Oreal Paris Celebrates Ten Years of Hope and Healing 4Health News:L'Oreal Paris Celebrates Ten Years of Hope and Healing 5Health News:September 11th First Responders Lead Emotional Rally at State Capitol Tuesday 2Health News:Prescription labels geared toward pharmacies, not patients 2Health News:Medicare Spending Caps Cause Seniors to Stop Meds 2Health News:IVCC launches groundbreaking insecticide projects with Bayer and Syngenta 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... McGraw-Hill Education Professional, a leading global provider ... medical communities, has announced the launch of the ... the world-renowned medical education platform. A ... available for download onto all iOS and Android devices, ... access to valuable AccessMedicine diagnostic resources in ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) announced ... 2014 financial results after the Nasdaq market closes on ... live conference call and webcast to discuss its financial ... 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (5:00 a.m. ... conference call by dialing 866-952-1907 (US) or 785-424-1826 (International) ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 Research and Markets ... Respiratory Devices Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. ... A respiratory device is a medical device used to ... difficulty in breathing and cannot achieve adequate oxygen levels ... cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD, and ARDS require the need ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 2McGraw-Hill Education Professional's AccessMedicine App Delivers Instant Access to Essential Diagnostic Tools 3Neurocrine Biosciences Announces Conference Call And Webcast To Report Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Global Respiratory Devices Market 2014-2018 2
... dedicated fluorometer from Berthold Technologies, has ... variety of measurement modes to support ... scanning, dual ratio measurements plus top ... valuable instrument for any researcher using ...
The VICTOR² D fluorometer is suitable for clinical assays based on fluorescence or time-resolved fluorescence from a wide variety of plates....
... VISUCAM non-mydriatic fundus camera ... simplicity of fundus imaging. ... to set the standard ... features a unique combination ...
Small, compact and versatile, the CLK-4 light source is compatible with all Olympus fiberscopes and is ideal for the vast majority of routine fiber-endoscopic procedures, especially in the out-patien...
Medicine Products: