Available Healthcare Facilities
Asia’s largest provate healthcare provider. Apart from Class A ambulance services, Gleneagles has Johor’s first MRI scanner that can take 640 images, and more accurately capture cerebral scans.
The KPJ Healthcare Group is one of Malaysia’s three largest healthcare groups, with Johor Specialist Hospital being the group’s first hospital with the longest history in Malaysia.
One of the Malaysian first medical facilities to receive approval from the Singapore government for Medisave utilization, the hospital is also accredited to provide healthcare and medical services to patients of all nationalities by the Malaysian Health Tourism Committee (MHTC).
Reputed for bringing the most advanced medical care and services to patients, NUH has more than 3000 personnel and a large number of skilled medical staff. NUH is known for their strengths in cardiology, gastroenterology, herpetology, surgery, obstetric, gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, and pediatrics. NUH has also initiated their national transplant programme since 1990 for livers, kidneys, and pancreas.
Singapore’s largest and oldest hospital, built in 1821, is an integrated facility that houses medical treatment and education in one building. With 1500 beds and close to 400 specialist, SGH has advanced equipment providing various medical services.
With 1200 beds and cutting edge medical facilities, the hospital also has a supermarket, a hair salon and F&B outlets to satisfy the daily needs of the patients.
Based on the principles of holistic care and respect for life, the hospital provides a wide variety of specialist services, including obstetrics and gynecolory, dermatology, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics and pediatrics.
The Group provides all kinds of specialist treatment under various medical suites, including anesthesia, cardiology, orthodontics, dermatology, endocrinology, otorhinolaryngology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, obstetric, and gynecology. The group is dedicated to bringing timely medical attention to patients all over the world.
The serene environment and renowned three-dimensional greenery is KTPH’s main feature. It houses a physiotherapy centre, bariatric clinic as well as other specialist clinics. KTPH not only treats patients, but also ensures the public maintain good health through public education programmes and health screenings.
Raffles Medical Group has advance treatment technologies, consistently leading in the fields of kidney transplants, oncology and cardiac surgery.
Malaysia is a scenic country with temperatures averaging from 21-32 degrees all year long with blue skies and mild sea breezes. In International living (an American magazine), Malaysia is regarded the most suitable countries for retirement in Asia and ranked 5th globally in the list.
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Ranked top three in Asia, where the government strongly promotes medical tourism; with 44 private hospitals appointed and over 7000 beds participating in the programme. In 2014, the number of medical tourists in Malaysia reached 880,000 with the most popular services being health tests, cardiology, orthopedics, dentistry, and IVF.
Malaysia has over 8000 government-operated hospitals, medical centres, private clinics, and various other medical facilities. Medical practitioners have been trained in US, UK, Australia, and other top medical institutions, and are exemplary in the fields of cardiology, gynecology, oncology, pediatrics, and organ transplants. Malaysia is one of Asia’s most medically advanced and well-equipped countries.
Malaysia is a very cost effective country when it comes to daily living. In 2013’s Global Food Safety Report, Malaysia was ranked first in Asia.
While providing high levels of medical technologies and treatment, Malaysia holds a price advantage. Using heart bypass surgery as an example, the fees are 1/10 of America’s.
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|Singapore General Hospital||16,765||/|
|National Hear Centre Singapore||/||19,730|
Source: Deloitte Management Consultation Report Data, November 2013, “Asian Economic Integration 2011 Annual Report”.
Malaysia is a commonwealth nation with english-speaking medical practitioners.
Following the steps of America’s system in implementing medical insurance plan, for specific appointed hospitals in Malaysia, patients only have to show their medical insurance card to complete the admission procedure. 24-hour telephone service is provided and there is a specific discount at selected pharmacies. Reimbursement is convenient too, patients only have to pay for the additional cost. Insurance premiums generally range from a few hundred to tens of thousands of Ringgit Malaysia per month, depending on the insured’s own needs. If you only plan to stay in Malaysia for a short term, the cheapest medical insurance plan is sufficient to meet the government’s requirements.
Forest City has embarked upon collaboration with MJ Group – a prestigious Asian healthcare institute to provide residents with Asia top retirement and healthcare services. It is now officially open.
Established in 1988, MJ Group has been committed to improving its healthcare services to open a brand-new chapter for healthcare management. Adhering to its operation philosophy of “human care & sharing growth”, MJ Group has become a prestigious representative among the global healthcare industry.
Easy access to renowned hospitals such as Gleneagles Hospital, KPJ specialist, and Regency Specialists hospital, making it more convenient for the residents in Forest City.