KUALA LUMPUR: Frost & Sullivan has honored Island Hospital with the 2017 Malaysia Medical Tourism Hospital of the Year award.
The award was presented to Island Hospital at the 13th annual Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards banquet, held at Hilton Kuala Lumpur on April 13.
Ms. Geeta Dhanoa, Associate Director, Transformational Health, Frost & Sullivan said that as medical tourism continues to grow in Malaysia, Island Hospital has solidified its position as a healthcare facility of choice for medical travelers due to the comprehensive healthcare services and the high standard of care that it provides.
“Despite a challenging global economic climate in 2016, Island Hospital managed to grow its medical tourism volumes by double digits through its continuous expansion activities and holistic customer service experience,” she added.
She also said that the hospital’s continuous efforts with the Penang state government and MHTC, strategic expansion plans and new services, as well as strengthening of its core medical tourism markets overseas, will serve well in its goal to become the top Malaysian destination for medical travelers.
“We are proud to receive the Malaysia Medical Tourism Hospital of the Year award from Frost & Sullivan,” said Island Hospital’s CEO Mr Mark Wee.