According to a report from Antara News, I Gede Wiryana Patrajaya, Chairman of the Bali Medical Tourism Association (BMTA), has stated that 14 out of Bali’s 72-hospitals as well as three clinics are now offering medical tourism services on the island.
He explained that “there are six government hospitals and eight private hospitals. We chose government hospitals that have excellent services, such as Prof. Ngoerah Hospital … (formerly known as Sanglah Hospital) … for heart care, Mata Bali Hospital for eyes, and Bali Mandara Hospital for cancer.”
Medical tourism services are also available at Bhayangkara Hospital, for hyperbaric medicine, Udayana University Hospital for infectious diseases, and Mangusada Badung Hospital for heart cancer.
Besides government hospitals, services are also being provided at several private hospitals, such as Siloam Hospital for orthopedics, BIMC Nusa Dua Hospital for cosmetic surgery, and BIMC Kuta Hospital for emergencies.
Prima Medika Hospital for cancer, Bali Royal Hospital for IVF and plastic surgery, Kasih Ibu Saba Hospital for hyperbaric surgery, Kasih Ibu Hospital Denpasar for neurosurgery, and Ramata Hospital for eye care are also offering medical tourism services.
The three clinics offering medical tourism in Bali are Dental 911 for dental care, Penta Medika Clinic and 221 Assist Clinic, both for evacuation.
In addition, Antara News cliam that Patrajaya said that currently, as many as five health facilities, especially aesthetic clinics, have applied to become medical tourism service providers in Bali.
Minister of Health Budi Gunadi Sadikin while virtually opening the HIMSS22 APAC Health Conference & Exhibition, also urged hospitals in Bali to be at the forefront of providing medical tourism.
Head of the public relations division of Prof. Ngoerah Hospital, Dewa Ketut Kresna, said that the programme is a strategic opportunity to promote the hospital.
“Like what the minister has said, hospitals in Bali are encouraged to have medical tourism services, and Prof. Ngoerah Hospital itself has readied them, especially heart surgery, maternal and child health, cancer, and aesthetic centre services, which are expected to complement medical tourism services in Bali,” Kresna said.
Source: Antara News