Medical sector to tap niche market

Interesting health care article from Malaysia:

World-class medical services, competitive costs and a strategic location make Malaysia an attractive medical tourism destination. But with increasing competition from Singapore and Thailand, more specialised treatments must offered, writes B. SURESH RAM.

THE burgeoning medical tourism sector should look at creating niche treatment areas for select group of patients.

This move will enable Malaysia to more than just compete with neighbours Thailand and Singapore for the medical tourism ringgit.

Thailand’s selling point is its compartively low prices, while Singapore, a bit more expensive, banks on its credibility. Malaysia is centrally placed, both in terms of geography and the price of treatment…[Full Article Here]


~ by clearvisioneyecare on November 29, 2009.

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