KPJ discusses transformation of the Malaysian healthcare sector

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KPJ2KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ), Malaysia’s leading provider of private healthcare services, has brought together more than 500 participants at a conference in Kuala Lumpur to discuss transformational strategies for Malaysia’s healthcare industry.

This platform for discussion was KPJ’s 12th Healthcare Conference, officiated by YAB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Bin Nordin, the Menteri Besar of Johor who is also the Chairman of Johor Corporation (JCorp). YAB Dato’ Seri delivered the opening speech at the conference.  The keynote address was delivered by YBhg Datuk Noor Hisham Abdullah, the Director General of Health Malaysia.

Also present at the event was Tuan Haji Zulkifli Ibrahim, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Johor Corporation (JCorp) representing Yang Berhormat Dato’ Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim, President and Chief Executive Officer of JCorp, as well as the Chairman of KPJ Healthcare Berhad; and Tuan Hj Amiruddin Abdul Satar, the President and Managing Director of KPJ.

The three-day international conference, held from November 6 to 8, involves the participation of delegates from both the public and private sector of the healthcare industry, locally and abroad.

Participants were also be able to synergise ideas and expertise from various parts of the world. The focus is on the sharing of information and best practices, while also building consensus on the actions most needed to move the sector forward, emphasizing on patient safety and best clinical outcomes.

“Healthcare is a crucial component of Malaysia’s well-being in so many ways, and yet the market is affected by many diverse elements. In line with KPJ’s leadership position in the healthcare industry, we are raising the bar for the industry. KPJ is constantly engaged in efforts to boost the industry’s continuous development, enrichment and enhancement”, said Tuan Haji Amiruddin Abdul Satar, KPJ’s President and Managing Director.

During the event, KPJ – in collaboration with National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) – launched a mammogram screening programme, designed to cater to underprivileged women above 40 years of age. This programme is designed to leverage on KPJ’s facilities, will see the Group’s hospitals providing mammogram screening at a subsidised rate. The service is part of KPJ’s efforts to help women prevent breast cancer with regular screenings thus increasing the survival rate for those diagnosed with the disease by detecting it in its early stages.

imageDr. Yoong Fook Ngian, Chairman of the Conference Organising Committee and Chairman of the KPJ Medical Advisory Committee said, “The KPJ Healthcare Conference is annually focused on achieving solutions that improve overall patient safety through focused peer-to-peer learning opportunities, in addition to presentations by our esteemed speakers”.

KPJ Healthcare is Malaysia’s leading private healthcare industry, with an extensive team of almost 1,000 medical specialists – including award-winning doctors. With more than 33 years’ experience, the KPJ Group today has almost 10,000 healthcare employees. KPJ’s 23 existing hospitals throughout Malaysia serve more than 2.8 million patients annually, comprising of Malaysians, expatriates and health tourists.

The group also has international presence with 2 hospitals in Indonesia, 1 hospital in Thailand and a retirement home in Brisbane, Australia. In healthcare education, KPJ was the first private entity in Malaysia to be approved by the Ministry of Higher Education to have its own medical school, which is under the rapidly-expanding KPJ Healthcare University College – which will be a fully-fledged University by 2015.

KPJ’s hospitals are accredited by both the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) and Joint Commission International (JCI). To date, 12 of KPJ’s hospitals are MSQH-accredited, and two have been accredited by JCI.  More hospitals are undergoing training and surveys for Accreditation in 2014/15.

The KPJ Group’s main corporate social resonsibility contribution has been through JCorp’s Klinik Waqaf An-Nur (KWAN) which is focused on providing care to the underprivileged. To date, KWAN has a network of 18 of the KWAN charity clinics and dialysis centres throughout Malaysia and one charity hospital, Hospital Waqaf Pasir Gudang in Johor.

In 2013, KPJ was acknowledged by Reader’s Digest as the Most Trusted Brand in Healthcare and as the only healthcare company to be listed among the top 100 companies with the highest brand value in Malaysia.

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KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ), Malaysia’s leading provider of private healthcare services, has brought together more than 500 participants at a conference in Kuala Lumpur to discuss transformational strategies for Malaysia’s healthcare industry. This platform for discussion was KPJ’s 12th Healthcare Conference, officiated by YAB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Bin Nordin, the Menteri Besar of Johor who is also the Chairman of Johor Corporation (JCorp). YAB Dato’ Seri delivered the opening speech at the conference.  The keynote address was delivered by YBhg Datuk Noor Hisham Abdullah, the Director General of Health Malaysia. Also present at the event was Tuan Haji Zulkifli Ibrahim, Senior Vice President and...

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KPJ2KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ), Malaysia’s leading provider of private healthcare services, has brought together more than 500 participants at a conference in Kuala Lumpur to discuss transformational strategies for Malaysia’s healthcare industry.

This platform for discussion was KPJ’s 12th Healthcare Conference, officiated by YAB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Bin Nordin, the Menteri Besar of Johor who is also the Chairman of Johor Corporation (JCorp). YAB Dato’ Seri delivered the opening speech at the conference.  The keynote address was delivered by YBhg Datuk Noor Hisham Abdullah, the Director General of Health Malaysia.

Also present at the event was Tuan Haji Zulkifli Ibrahim, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Johor Corporation (JCorp) representing Yang Berhormat Dato’ Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim, President and Chief Executive Officer of JCorp, as well as the Chairman of KPJ Healthcare Berhad; and Tuan Hj Amiruddin Abdul Satar, the President and Managing Director of KPJ.

The three-day international conference, held from November 6 to 8, involves the participation of delegates from both the public and private sector of the healthcare industry, locally and abroad.

Participants were also be able to synergise ideas and expertise from various parts of the world. The focus is on the sharing of information and best practices, while also building consensus on the actions most needed to move the sector forward, emphasizing on patient safety and best clinical outcomes.

“Healthcare is a crucial component of Malaysia’s well-being in so many ways, and yet the market is affected by many diverse elements. In line with KPJ’s leadership position in the healthcare industry, we are raising the bar for the industry. KPJ is constantly engaged in efforts to boost the industry’s continuous development, enrichment and enhancement”, said Tuan Haji Amiruddin Abdul Satar, KPJ’s President and Managing Director.

During the event, KPJ – in collaboration with National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) – launched a mammogram screening programme, designed to cater to underprivileged women above 40 years of age. This programme is designed to leverage on KPJ’s facilities, will see the Group’s hospitals providing mammogram screening at a subsidised rate. The service is part of KPJ’s efforts to help women prevent breast cancer with regular screenings thus increasing the survival rate for those diagnosed with the disease by detecting it in its early stages.

imageDr. Yoong Fook Ngian, Chairman of the Conference Organising Committee and Chairman of the KPJ Medical Advisory Committee said, “The KPJ Healthcare Conference is annually focused on achieving solutions that improve overall patient safety through focused peer-to-peer learning opportunities, in addition to presentations by our esteemed speakers”.

KPJ Healthcare is Malaysia’s leading private healthcare industry, with an extensive team of almost 1,000 medical specialists – including award-winning doctors. With more than 33 years’ experience, the KPJ Group today has almost 10,000 healthcare employees. KPJ’s 23 existing hospitals throughout Malaysia serve more than 2.8 million patients annually, comprising of Malaysians, expatriates and health tourists.

The group also has international presence with 2 hospitals in Indonesia, 1 hospital in Thailand and a retirement home in Brisbane, Australia. In healthcare education, KPJ was the first private entity in Malaysia to be approved by the Ministry of Higher Education to have its own medical school, which is under the rapidly-expanding KPJ Healthcare University College – which will be a fully-fledged University by 2015.

KPJ’s hospitals are accredited by both the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) and Joint Commission International (JCI). To date, 12 of KPJ’s hospitals are MSQH-accredited, and two have been accredited by JCI.  More hospitals are undergoing training and surveys for Accreditation in 2014/15.

The KPJ Group’s main corporate social resonsibility contribution has been through JCorp’s Klinik Waqaf An-Nur (KWAN) which is focused on providing care to the underprivileged. To date, KWAN has a network of 18 of the KWAN charity clinics and dialysis centres throughout Malaysia and one charity hospital, Hospital Waqaf Pasir Gudang in Johor.

In 2013, KPJ was acknowledged by Reader’s Digest as the Most Trusted Brand in Healthcare and as the only healthcare company to be listed among the top 100 companies with the highest brand value in Malaysia.

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