Penang Hospital for the Orient

By Rosalind Chua

February 2013 COVER STORY
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As south-east Asia develops and its peoples become richer, the demand for good health services naturally grows. But even the sick are mobile now, and giving them a choice of healthcare is becoming very big business. And Penang is getting things right – very right.Nearly four years ago, a CNBC special report highlighted Malaysia’s rapidly expanding medical tourism sector. It was a surprise for many viewers that the US-based network focused on Penang’s private hospitals considering that Malaysia’s capital has...

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