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Hanoi Welcomes Hospital Management Asia with 817 Delegates from 24 Countries

September 14, 2012 - Hanoi

The 11th annual Hospital Management Asia (HMA) commences today at the Melia Hotel, Hanoi with 817 delegates from 24 countries representing 366 hospitals.

Consistent with its educational mission, the two-day event features 6 Plenary and 38 Special Interest Sessions, a CEO Forum, a Health Leaders Summit, and ten best practice presentations. There are 64 Speakers from 12 countries.

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Thi Xuyen Vice Minister of Health of Vietnam opened the 11th annual Hospital Management Asia. The Ministry of Health supported the event in planning and implementation. Indeed the Ministry's goal in making HMA possible is: "To continuously improve quality of service in hospitals - and to integrate Vietnamese hospitals with the Asian region to develop quality of services as well as management skills".

Hospital Management Asia (HMA) keeps healthcare managers, clinicians and leaders updated on worldwide hospital management thinking and experience. The conference topics are useful "how to" tools. At the same time, there are thought- leading topics, CEO Forum and Health Leaders Summit for senior executives. HMA's mission is to help healthcare managers improve and succeed - while creating a real and virtual forum for regional networking.

An integral feature of the HMA is the Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA), honoring hospitals for their best hospital practices. AHMA garnered 363 entries representing 89 hospitals from 12 countries. The 35 finalists will be presented and the winners announced at the Gala Dinner and Award ceremonies on September 14 at the Grand Ballroom of Melia Hotel.

HMA 2012 is organized by Exedra Events with the support of the Ministry of Health Vietnam. And in cooperation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, Joint Commission International, the International Hospital Federation, the Asian Hospital Federation, Hong Kong Hospital Authority and a number of national associations and organizations across Asia.

The Awards Co-sponsors are KM&T and Medworxx.

Official Industry Partners are Austco Marketing, UBM Medica, and Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group.

Cooperating Partners are Global Health Services Netword, Microsoft Operations, HP, DMC Vietnam, Me Trang Coffee, Oasis Spa, Schenker Vietnam, and Song Hong Camera. Knowledge Partners are Det Norske Veritas Healthcare, Inc., and Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Conference partners are ASTRON Hospital & Healthcare Consultants Private Limited, Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia, Hoan My Medical Corporation, The Ho Chi Minh City Medical Association and The Medical Practitioner Society of Ho Chi Minh City, Indian Healthcare Quality Forum, Indonesian Hospital Association, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers and Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines.

HMA is also supported by Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management, Business World, Cambodian Business Review, Global Health Press, Medical Progress, Medical Tribune, MIMS and Vietnam Business Forum as Media Partners. PR Partners are Masso iPR (Vietnam), ACN Newswire, Creative Crest (India), and Integrated Public Relations (Malaysia).

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