Miranda Harumal, CEO, Ara Damansara Medical Centre
The healthcare industry is an extremely complex field with an ever-evolving host of challenges and opportunities that dynamically and constantly shift the priorities of the industry. Without effective leadership, it becomes impossible to meet the evolving needs of patients while also supporting the medical staff. Miranda Harumal, CEO, Ara Damansara Medical Centre has been rising to the challenges of tomorrow and encouraging group of a new generation of healthcare leaders to do the same. Miranda has been in the healthcare industry for over 28 years and has evolved from various positions in reputable hospitals that have equipped her with the knowledge and aspects of healthcare management. Her career in the healthcare sector has fulfilled her desire of helping & nurturing others. She combines this passion and her exceptional abilities to contribute to creating a better healthcare ecosystem and also give back to the community.
More Technology Investment is a Must in Healthcare
By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor
Malaysia's total healthcare spending has more than tripled in the last decade— from RM33 billion in 2010 to an estimated RM72 billion in 2022.
Technology Reshaping the Future of Healthcare
By: Sharon Chan, Head-JLABS Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
From working at a restaurant, to starting and transforming their own restaurant, ‘China Garden’, into a chain, Sharon’s parents taught her to dream a life beyond the walls of their shop.
By: Dr. Kaushik Sengupta, Product Head – Food SAR Region, Bureau Veritas Group
With 19+ years’ experience in the verticals like audit, certification, training, quality functions, Dr. Kaushik is increasing the digital process
By: Michel Obadia, CEO Asia-Pacific, Siemens Mobility
I envision a sustainable mobility business that holistically considers market needs, capital investment, innovation, growth, and resilience.
By: Aditya Arora, CEO, Teleperformance India
Aditya has been associated with Teleperformance for over three years, prior to which he held the role of Managing Director at Intelenet Global Services, and Vice President at Genpact
By: Mradul K., VP - Global Sales & Strategy, LogiNext
Mradul boasts of a 13-year long career during which he has been associated with companies such as Bajaj Alliance General Insurance
Top 10 Leaders In Hospitals In Malaysia - 2023
Guiding Healthcare Excellence, Leading with Compassion
Leaders in Malaysian hospitals play a pivotal role in shaping the healthcare landscape, ensuring the delivery of quality services. These leaders, often at the helm of healthcare institutions, navigate a complex terrain influenced by medical advancements, technological integration, and societal expectations. Leaders in Malaysian hospitals shoulder multifaceted responsibilities encompassing strategic planning, effective communication, financial stewardship, technology integration, cultural competence, and professional development. Their role is instrumental in steering healthcare institutions towards a future that prioritizes quality patient care within the unique context of Malaysia's healthcare landscape.
Empowering Health, Inspiring Leadership
The main responsibility of hospital leaders is strategic decision-making. They must formulate and implement policies that align with global healthcare standards while considering the unique needs of the Malaysian population. Leaders must engage with healthcare professionals, support staff, and the community to build a collaborative network that prioritizes the well-being of patients. Financial stewardship is another critical aspect of hospital leadership. Leaders must navigate budget constraints, optimize resource allocation, and explore sustainable funding models to ensure the financial viability of healthcare institutions. The healthcare sector in Malaysia is characterized by cultural diversity, necessitating leaders to embrace inclusivity and cultural competence. Effective leadership involves promoting diversity within the workforce, understanding cultural nuances in patient care, and creating an environment that respects and values differences. Leaders in Malaysian hospitals must address the evolving landscape of healthcare technology. Embracing digitalization, telemedicine, and data-driven decision-making are essential for enhancing patient care, streamlining operations, and staying abreast of global healthcare trends.
CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 Leaders in Hospitals in Malaysia- 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Erica Lam ,CEO
|Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur (PHKL)
|A prominent leader with over a decade of experience in healthcare industry, specializing in management, operations, and more
|Keat Chyuan Chin ,President & Managing Director
|A leader passionate about making contributions to the healthcare industry with a specific focus on intellectual property rights, access to innovative medicines, and healthcare financial reform
|Prof. Dr. Lau Hui-Ping ,CEO & Medical Director
|A luminary leader in the healthcare domain with year of expertise in thoracic surgery, skilled in patient-centric care, sustainable management, rational hospital management systems and more
|Ara Damansara Medical Centre
|A dynamic leader having 28 years of experience in the healthcare industry and unrivaled knowledge about hospital management, expertise in team management, strategic and more
|Norman KK Ng ,Chief Technology Officer
|A distinguished professional with over 13 years of digital and consulting experience across multiple companies, expertise in business, technology and digital
|Dr. Prem Kumar Nair ,Group CEO
|A versatile physician and healthcare executive with over three decades of experience in both public and private healthcare sectors and working experience across 10 countries
|Srinivas Sampathkumar ,Chief Technology Officer
|Columbia Asia Healthcare
|A seasoned IT professional having expertise in corporate technical vision and strategic direction specializing in strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions, product development, people management and more
|Syahierah Syakir ,Customer Service Officer
|CMH Specialist Hospital
|A skilful professional having 5+ years of experience in diverse sector, expertise in sales management, hotel management, leadership customer handing and more
|Dr. Vikneswaran S ,Co-Founder & CEO
|SV Care Group
|A dedicated medical professional committed to public health, healthcare management and research, with experience in development and government organizations
|Vishal P Doshi ,CEO
|A vibrant leader with over two decades of working experience in various sectors, specializing in communication, marketing, management, operation and more