KIMA recently concluded an online PR business agreement with Bookimed, the largest medical tourism platform in the Russian CIS region, to expand of attracting foreign patients.
This agreement was participated by SNUH, Bundang SNUH, Yonsei University Severance Hospital, Asan Medical Center, Samsung Seoul Hospital, Wooridul Hospital, and JK Plastic Surgery Clinic and agreed on actively cooperate followings
▲ Establishment of an online patient referral system between Bookimed and hospitals ▲ Development and provision of patient-centered YouTube video contents.
'We expect that the bookimed platform will enable foreign patients in Russia, CIS, Mongolia, and the Middle East to easily and quickly get the treatment procedures and the estimated costs they want with this agreement,' said Lim Young-Yi, director of the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI). She also adds 'We will make efforts to extend the competitiveness and awareness of Korea's comparative advantage medical service by continuously establishing patient referral system and providing medical technology contents to Bookimed.“
KIMA will continue to develop online referral-based patient referral channels and provide the precise Korean medical contents to the world and communicate more closely with foreign patients by starting with the agreement with Bookimed.