Southeast Asia

FV Hospital joins Thomson Medical Group, one of the largest healthcare M&A in SEA

The Group has purchased the hospital for over a whopping $381.4m.

FV Hospital joins Thomson Medical Group, one of the largest healthcare M&A in SEA

The Group has purchased the hospital for over a whopping $381.4m.

Global Assistance and Healthcare to improve evolving needs of global business landscape

GAH is also seeking to expand in other markets with the increase in travel.

Precision medicine and silver tourism amongst future trends in medical tourism

Southeast Asian markets are thriving in new treatment options.

Life science firms may consider regulatory pathways to promote innovations in SEA

Innovative products have opportunities for growing medical tourism.

Why medical tourists prefer SEA healthcare: report

The advantages are affordability, shorter waiting times, and quality care.

DocMed to raise S$30m in upcoming Series B round

The healthtech firm is expecting to expand its footprint in other ASEAN markets.

Job portals for healthcare professionals in Southeast Asia launched

Docquity has now 400 employers on on board and sees 30% MoM growth.

MakatiMed partners with Parkway Hospitals for physician exchange programme

The two hospitals will collaborate on patient consultations mainly via telemedicine.

Private capital groups eye unpenetrated speciality care groups in India and SEA

Quadria Capital said Southeast Asia should invest in a specialist talent pool.

Medical Tourism in SE Asia: What it is, and What it isn’t

Endless beaches, large leafy plants, robust tropical weather, and exotic fruits.  Sounds like a luxury travel magazine perched on a bookshelf in the waiting room of a  doctor’s office, right? Where is this magical place being described? There are many possible answers to that question, so it requires a bit more information. You can also add: frenzied large cities with motorbikes jammed at every intersection during rush hour, and eager street vendors selling copious amounts of vegetables, juices, grilled meats, and fish, while children leave school in their obligatory uniforms. Only one part of the world checks all of the boxes for this, and that is Southeast Asia. 

South Korea, ASEAN set to expand bilateral cooperation in health insurance, IT

The collaboration may include sending policymakers in ASEAN countries to train in Korea.

Democratising healthcare in SEA: From traditional hospitals to digital healthcare providers

Healthcare innovation in Southeast Asia is accelerating at a phenomenal rate, with total healthcare spending expected to increase to US$740b by 2025 from US$425b in 2021. 

How Southeast Asian healthcare providers resolve cost pressures

Markets are experimenting with single-specialty care and ambulatory care centres.

Ageing population to boost ASEAN medical diagnostics market

The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.6% over the medium term.

PCR test to spot monkeypox in SEA launched at iGene Laboratory

Results can be out within four hours of sample processing.