JCB, Sunway Healthcare Inked MoU To Boost Medical Tourism To Malaysia

PT JCB International Indonesia, a subsidiary of JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCB), has partnered with Sunway Healthcare Group, a leading integrated private healthcare group in Malaysia, to promote medical tourism. The collaboration aimed to introduce Sunway Healthcare Group’s services to over 156 million JCB cardmembers worldwide.

As a key component of this partnership, Sunway Medical Centre (SMC), a prominent private quaternary hospital in Sunway City, Kuala Lumpur, plans to extend preferential wellness packages and other value-added services exclusively to JCB cardmembers.

SMC, boasting 28 centers, around 700 beds, 500 consultation suites, over 300 specialists, and 60 medical specialties, offers a comprehensive range of medical and surgical solutions.

Additionally, Sunway Sanctuary, a senior living residence under the Sunway Healthcare Group, will provide preferential room rates and amenities to JCB cardmembers.

With 235 service suites, Sunway Sanctuary offers an elegant living experience, including full board meals, curated social activities, wellness services like massage and physiotherapy, and a heated saltwater pool.

JCB International Asia Pacific Managing Director, Hiroko Michishita expressed excitement about the collaboration, noting that JCB cardmembers worldwide would find SMC’s facilities and services compelling. “JCB cardmembers from all over the world will find SMC’s range of facilities and services to be extremely compelling. Besides SMC, Sunway City offers excellent malls, entertainment, a theme park and hotel experiences within the city. Our cardmembers will find JCB’s payment services useful and convenient in Sunway City as well as
in the rest of Malaysia, backed up by an increasing number of special offers at over 100 JCB merchant stores.”

Echoing this view, PT JCB International Indonesia President Director, Takumi Takahashi emphasised Malaysia’s significance for JCB cardmembers, especially in the realms of leisure, retail, and healthcare. The collaboration with Sunway Healthcare Group aligns with JCB’s commitment to providing end-to-end premium wellness services for its affluent cardmembers.

Sunway Healthcare Group Managing Director, Dr. Khoo Chow Huat emphasised the strategic nature of the collaboration during the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony. The partnership aims to deliver best-in-class care, combining internationally trained specialists with cutting-edge technology. “As one of the leading quaternary hospitals in Malaysia, we are committed to providing best-in-class care supported by internationally trained specialists coupled with the latest technology. This strategic collaboration is a win-win for both parties. As a healthcare service provider, we strive to provide holistic care and a nurturing environment for patients to feel at ease, meanwhile JCB provides value-added services to its customers through this collaboration.”

“Many Indonesian patients come to us as a one-stop solution for screening, second opinion and treatment. The trust factor is important. We provide patients with the best solution according to each patient’s condition. Through our dedicated International Patient Centre (IPC), we can further add value to the partnership by providing seamless and end-to-end care to our international patients,”, Sunway Medical Centre Assistant Director of International Business Development, Faith Tang highlighted the trust factor and the hospital’s dedication to providing seamless and end-to-end care for international patients.

This collaboration not only strengthens the ties between JCB and Sunway Healthcare Group but also positions Malaysia as a premier destination for global medical tourists seeking world-class healthcare services.

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