GHP July 2017

4 GHP / July 2017 , Prince Court Medical Centre (PCMC), a leading premier hospital for Malaysian, Expatriate and International patients celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Recognised for its outstanding achievements and breakthroughs in the field of medicine, this 270-bedded full tertiary care private hospital was designed for patient safety, comfort and care with only single-bed rooms within 12-bedded wards and is committed to provide quality and family-centered healthcare to the community. Nestled in the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur, Prince Court Medical Centre, the brainchild of Malaysia’s Oil and Gas company PETRONAS, commenced operations in 2007 and has now more than 130 specialists in their respective disciplines. Since its inception 10 years ago, Prince Court Medical Centre has had a long and successful journey, with the following awards under its belt from inception to present day. 1. International Infertility Clinic of the Year 2014 by medical publication The International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) in Dubai during IMTEC 1703GH10 A Vision for the Future Mr Chong YeeMun, Chief Executive Office of PCMC talks to us about the work PCMC does and how it strives to be the leading healthcare provider in Asia. 2. Highest Number of Healthcare Travellers, Central Region, 2012 in the 2nd MIHTE 2013 Award from MHTC 3. Top hospital for medical tourists in the annual ranking by Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA) in 2013 and 2014 4. Gold Award winner in the Kuala Lumpur Mayor’s Tourism Awards 2014 under the Medical Tourism Category 5. Recognised as Highly Commended Hospitals for Excellence in Customer Service by The International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ, at their annual awards in London in 2015 6. The Best Paediatrics Service Provider of The Year award at 2016 Global Health and Medical Tourism Awards in Bangkok on 18 May, 2016 7. Top 5 World’s Best Hospitals for Medical Tourists in 2017 MTQUA Award 8. Winner of the Paediatric Service Provider of the Year in Global Health and Travel (GHT) awards in Bali on 18 May, 2017 When PETRONAS envisioned a medical facility of its own, it spared no expertise or expense in bringing its vision to life. Prince Court Medical Centre is a hospital which feels like a hotel, where patients are guests, as well as partners in their health and well¬ness journeys. Easing you comfortably into the hospital is the valet parking service; taking the hassle of parking your car out of the picture. The concierge team is next in line and they will take you to your destination; be it the registration and clinical areas or even to the retail outlets located at the main lobby. Both patients and visitors have a choice of local or international cuisine, as served at Prince Court Medical Centre’s food outlets and third-party food concessionaires which were selected for their wide-appeal and familiarity. The retail outlets are made up of F&B selections such as Starbucks, Tarik Café, Food Galleria which has a playground area for children and KreAte Café. There is also a florist and a 24-hour newsstand store at your convenience. In keeping with its location in the business hub of the capital, and its proximity to the Malaysian offices of major international companies, Prince Court Medical Centre has designed its International Business Lounge as a satellite work space for an international patient or business traveller. The International Business Lounge serves as the contact point for registration, admission and post-discharge services. It is also the place where international patients can make requests for travel and transportation, and even hotel accommodation for family and friends. Interpreters can also be arranged on a patient’s behalf, along with visa extension services. And we also offers among others free Wifi throughout the hospital. Above all international patients can expect services of international standard and the reassurance that everything will be taken care of when they are away from home. While patients are given the best treatment options in the comforts of our single rooms, Prince Court Medical Centre also focuses on achieving holistic wellness and disease prevention through education that empowers patients and the public with personal responsibility. Its dieticians, nutritionists and even in-house chefs go beyond their daily work to even teach patients and members of the public how to cook healthy food to lead a healthy life. PCMC has created its own in-patient menu to suit patients’ taste buds and health conditions