Tell that to the hospitals that are filled with westerners coming for cut rate medical care by quality doctors. Its the truth. Medical tourism is a big deal here.Originally Posted by jakestevernson
But if you are hurt outside of where the medical centers are you have a problem. Real emergency care does not exist. But that has nothing to do with the doctors. The best are all western trained.
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I go to Bumrungrad if I have a problem and that hospital blows everything else out of the water.
Daniel Bedingfield claimed that his new album is what it would sound like if Sting, Stevie Wonder and Micheal Jackson were in a basement together - I haven't got the album so I'll have to imagine the sound of a blind bloke and a Geordie kicking the shit out of a pedophile.
Dude, Bumrungrad rules! In fact, it's Thailand's only JCI Accredited Hospital. But now I just read in Forbes Asia that there's a competitor in Bangkok that promises to be a major contender for foreigners like us. It's in the October 1, 2007 issue (paper). It's Bangkok Dusit. For more info, PM me. It was in "Best Under a Billion" on page 32. It's less showy than Bumrungrad, but some 490,000 foreigners visited one of its hospitals last year alone. Most patients are middle- and upper-class Thais coming in for routine medical care (Dusit).Originally Posted by Cream
Many Arabs are coming to these hospitals because they cannot get visas to the USA, the UK and the rest of Europe after 9/11.
Illegal aliens will make you pay...legal aliens can get you paid.
Well in Bumrungrad it's mostly arab patients there, I didn't go because I knew it was a good hospital I only went because it's the same place that my girlfriend uses lol. My insurance is with bangkok christian but i've never been there
^Nothing wrong with that.
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
I prefer reading Forbes over going to the bar or visiting doctors anyways.
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A breif note about my previous post advocating driving fast. I only think it is a good strategy on the major roads in BKK where you constantly get overtaken if you go too slow.
Case in point is that I had an accident the other night which was 90% my fault. It is true a Taxi moved over and bloked my rout between him and a pickup truck but in reality I was lane splitting at a high rate of speed ~ 80km/hr at night on road with no shoulders and no lights. I was real lucky and didn't get hurt that bad. I think if I was a new ridder I would have been seriously hurt because I would have packed it into the back of the pickup but thankfully I avoided that end only ended up with a bit of road rash and minor damage to the bike. If I wasn't wearing jeans I would have been in the hospital for major skin loss on my legs and ass though. The gloves saved my hands but my t-shirt did nothing to help the silver dollar sized abrasion on my elbow.
(I am a bit busy and don't have time to check for typos/spelling etc., hopefully the grammar police will give me a pass on this one.)
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Bangkok Hospital, ThailandOriginally Posted by Piece Train
This will explain the Dusit Hospital group a little more
I heard a rumour that he might be on the forum.Originally Posted by Matthew
Rather a broad sweeping statement. What about for children? does bumbumgrab have the best child care in Thailand? what about cancer, or ENT department are they all the best as well?Originally Posted by Cream
I think you'll find other hospitals hold claim to the above, it really depends on what your ailment is, in any hospital.
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Ah, but all from all of the others, Bumrungrad is the only hospital affiliated with the U.S. health care system. Wallah! There you go...the best.Originally Posted by Classic-Chassis
^if you're daft enough to believe it then goody goody gum drops, you're on to a winner.
I wasn't aware the US had a "health care system" other than private of course, which means you buy your way into the system. further more are all hospitals in the US "health care system" top of the range hospitals? I doubt it very much. lists mean nothing because they all differ there is no definitive list and quality changes from list to list. As does treatment in hospitals for different things. If the bumbumgrab is so good why did they ship a friend of to singapore when he had problems with his lungs?(spot in an xray)
Why did they ship another friend's kid of to the viatani to treat menigitis(sp)? They said it's the most equipped hospital in bangkok for dealing with kids, hardly the words of "THE BEST AT EVERYTHING" is it?
The answer is each hospital specialises in a certain area. same goes for the Bumbumgrab.
I know this has been posted before and before you lambast me I appriciate it is sensationalised and the author is very upset at the lost of their son. I can 100% tell you what it's not though and thats a happy customer.
Bumrungrad Hospital Death 2006
in fact when you look into it,it seems all the bumbumgrab is doing is specialsing in medical tourisum.
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