Badung, Bali (ANTARA) – Of Bali’s 72 hospitals, no less than 14 hospitals and three clinics offer medical tourism services, Bali Medical Tourism Association (BMTA) President I Gede Wiryana said on Tuesday. Patrajaya.
“There are six public hospitals and eight private hospitals. We have chosen public hospitals that provide excellent services, such as Prof. Ngoerah Hospital for Cardiac Care, Mata Bali Hospital for Eyes and Hospital Bali Mandara for Cancer,” he told HIMSS22 APAC. Health conference and exhibition here.
Medical tourism services are also available at Bhayangkara Hospital (Hyperbaric Medicine), Udayana University Hospital (Infectious Diseases) and Mangusada Badung Hospital (Cardiac Cancer).
Apart from public hospitals, services are also provided in several private hospitals, such as Siloam Hospital (orthopedics), BIMC Nusa Dua Hospital (cosmetics) and BIMC Kuta Hospital (emergency).
Prima Medika Hospital (cancer), Royal Bali Hospital (IVF and plastic surgery), Kasih Ibu Saba Hospital (hyperbaric surgery), Kasih Ibu Denpasar Hospital (neurosurgery) and Ramata Hospital (eye care ) also offer the services.
Then the three clinics offering medical tourism in Bali are Dental 911 for dental treatment, Penta Medika Clinic for evacuation and 221 Assist Clinic for evacuation.
In addition, Patrajaya said that currently up to five health institutions, especially cosmetic clinics, have applied to become medical tourism service providers in Bali.
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Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin during the virtual opening of the HIMSS22 APAC Health Conference and Expo also urged hospitals in the province to be at the forefront of medical tourism.
The head of the public relations division of the hospital Prof. Ngoerah, Dewa Ketut Kresna, said the program was a strategic opportunity to promote the hospital, which was previously called Sanglah Hospital.
“As what the minister said, the hospitals in Bali are encouraged to have medical tourism (services), and Prof. Ngoerah Hospital itself has prepared them, especially the services of heart surgery, maternal health and infant, cancer and aesthetic centre, which are expected to complement the medical tourism services in Bali,” Kresna said.
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