Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Founded in 1988 by Richard J. Stephenson and grounded in its own patient-focused principles of the Mother Standard® of care, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has grown from a single,... More > comprehensive treatment center in suburban Chicago to a network of regional medical centers across the US, including Philadelphia, PA; Tulsa, OK; Goodyear, AZ; and, most recently, Newnan, GA.
This FOCUS ON publication will provide international healthcare consumers in-depth information on the hospitals’ unique cancer treatment approach; top doctors and their specialties; quality and patient loyalty achievements as well as patient case studies and travel information.
For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Bumrungrad International
Located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, this award-winning healthcare campus boasts many of Thailand’s top doctors, including physicians trained at Johns Hopkins, the Cleveland Clinic,... More > Stanford, MD Anderson, and the Mayo Clinic. Over 200 have been US board-certified.
Established in 1980, Bumrungrad’s main facility now measures 1 million square feet and houses a 554-bed tertiary-care hospital, advanced imaging department, ISO-certified laboratory, clinical research center, and medical heliport. The hospital offers 30 specialty centers and has the resources and capacity to meet all patient needs on one campus, within days rather than weeks. During the past decade, more than 3 million patients from 190 countries have traveled to Bumrungrad for its combination of medical quality, efficiency, value, and Thai hospitality, making it one of the world’s most popular destinations for medical travelers.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Asan Medical Center
Established in June 1989 by Hyundai Group founder Chung Ju-Yung (also known as Asan), the mission of Asan Medical Center (AMC) was to create a hospital with an emphasis on "caring for life and... More > sharing with those in need and pain." Today the main facility—one of the largest hospital campuses in the world—encompasses more than 4 million square feet and houses over 2,700 beds.
“Korea has some of the best healthcare and medical infrastructure in the world, and Asan Medical Center has clearly secured its place as one of the country’s leading providers,” says Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “Revered for its high success rates with organ transplantation and treatment of cancer and vascular disease, Asan is also well known for its disease-prevention and health screening programs. And the savings are substantial—averaging 20% to 60% less than US costs.”< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On Sime Darby
Just under a 40-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Sime Darby Medical Center Subang Jaya, a private hospital that not only has served community residents for more than a quarter... More > of a century but also has become increasingly the choice of international patients, whom through word of mouth and medical referrals, have come to know first hand the hospital’s holistic emphasis on ensuring the availability of the latest medical technologies and therapies for diagnosing and treating a broad range of medical conditions and disease.
Each year, more health travelers come to Sime Darby to seek treatment for world-class medical care at affordable rates far lower than what would be possible in other nations, especially the United States. The editors of Patients Beyond Borders invite you to learn more about Sime Darby’s facilities, specialties, and achievements in this special edition of Patients Beyond Borders Focus On.< Less