Malaysia Won the “International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ), Medical Travel Destination of the Year Award 2015”
In the recent International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) Medical Travel Awards 2015, Malaysia was awarded “Medical Travel Destination of the Year” reinforcing the country's reputation for providing high standards and innovative healthcare solutions.
The awards were segmented into four broad categories namely Healthcare Provider and Agency, Marketing, Quality and Service, and Overall Achievement. 13 awards were given away, which include International Hospital of the Year, Specialist International Patient Centre, International Dental Clinic of the Year, Medical Spa of the Year, Best Marketing Initiative and Excellence in Customer Service.
For the Medical Travel Destination of the Year award, the judges looked for an all-rounded excellence in promoting inbound medical tourism, verified statistics of yearly growth in medical tourists served, evidence of high levels of patient satisfaction and co-ordinated activities that delivered an increase in medical tourism.
“Malaysia has the necessary ecosystem and infrastructure for end-to-end healthcare services in place,” said Sherene Azli, CEO of Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC).
The annual IMTY Medical Travel Awards recognises innovation, excellence and best practices in the medical travel and medical tourism sector, and is judged by an independent panel of medical travel experts.