Join AWC for a private tour of Bumrungrad Hospital and lunch wtih staff who will answer questions you have about visiting hospitals and doctors in Thailand. Learn about healthcare in Thailand, visiting and selecting doctors, how insurance is handled and billed, what you do if you need to be admitted, and some anti-aging information for all ages.
Our tour will begin at 9:30 am sharp on the 10th floor of the Clinic Building in the Sky Lobby, Napa Lounge. The Clinic Building is the SE building located closest to Sukhumvit Soi 3.
9:30 am Welcome by Mack Banner (CEO) and Ken Mays (Hospital Marketing Director): Not sure what healthcare benefits are like in Thailand? Mr. Banner and Mr. Mays will talk about healthcare in Thailand and specifically about Bumrungrad.
10:00 am Medical Coordination with Dr. Peter (IMCO Director): Learn about medicine in Thailand and how it compares with US standards plus what to do if you have questions about medical care but don't know who to ask. This is a must-attend for people who are new to Thailand and want to better understand what services are available to them. Dr. Peter will explain what his team at the Expat Medical Coordination office can do for you. He is especially helpful if your or someone in your family requires specialized care of some kind (asthma, pediatric conditions, diabetes, etc). If ever you need to have someone on your speed dial list on your cell phone, it is Dr. Peter!
10:30 am Finance and Insurance matters with Khun Mary (Finance Manager): 90% of medical care in Thailand is self-paid so not all hospitals may be well-versed in how to process your medical insurance benefits. Khun Mary will discuss the different benefits entitled to BUPA, CIGNA and many other insurance companies and what you need to know about getting care paid for while you are living in Thailand.
11:00 am Anti-Aging Talk with Dr. Klentze (Anti-aging specialist): The piece de resistance of our morning at Bumrungrad... Dr. Klentze will discuss anti-aging information for every age group. What you can do to prevent premature aging and if you're already, ahem, mature, what you can to prevent further damage. Since anti-aging refers to the entire body, not just facial presentation, he will present the latest information on overall health to maintain good stamina and youthfulness. He will touch on the subject of hormonal changes and physical fitness for the overall anti-aging effect.
12:00 pm Complimentary Lunch: Bumrungrad will be hosting a lunch for attendees at their restaurant area, The Mezz. Come enjoy a healthy and filling lunch prepared in their world-class facilities.
Deadline to sign up online (so we can give a count for lunch) is Friday, May 20th.