Have to exert each other since the beginning of the year For private hospitals that have to bring back the original backup plan that used to fight the bad virus back to market for another term. After a new wave of COVID-19 attacks since mid-December last. To combat the anxiety of the patient Along with upgrading safety measures With strict implementation of epidemic control measures
Of course, this new wave of COVIDs has made hospitals more dependent on foreign patients to exert extra effort. Because the target customers are still unable to travel to come and treat themselves in Thailand And there are quite a few that may have to delay
High-level news sources from major private hospitals admit to “Business Nation” said the occurrence of COVID-19 A new wave since late December last year. And until now (11 January), the number of outpatients and inpatients in many hospitals has decreased. Because most people are concerned about the spread of COVID. And will focus on protecting yourself by reducing the risk or avoiding going to the hospital But the number of people who use the service decreases this time may not be a large proportion. Compared with the occurrence of COVID-19 For the first time in March – April 2020, people are quite worried.
“Now all the hospitals are still open as usual. Except some departments or centers that must be closed according to the announcement of the governor As Chairman of the Provincial Communicable Diseases Committee, such as hospitals in Nonthaburi Province That need to temporarily close the dental center According to the provincial announcement, etc. “
The source stressed, however, that in order to compensate for the decline in service Many hospitals are now proactive in marketing to generate alternative income. By bringing back the service model used when the first COVID epidemic came back to provide services such as promotion to doctor consultation Vaccination Service – Home Delivery Including providing COVID-19 testing services To accommodate groups of people who want to check both in the form of True Drive And hospital examination services
Another thing that many hospitals do and do continually are. Joining as an alternative state quarantine and joining an alternative hospital quarantine program that is open for foreign patients to enroll. In order to travel to receive treatment in the country Which can help generate income for the hospital another way
The reporter reported that The latest survey found that now Hospitals are starting to move around in organizing marketing activities to offset the decline in patient income.
Starting from Bumrungrad Hospital At Launcch’s Bumrungrat @Home Service Center program to support the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic caused by the addition of Allergy free at Home services. Including blood draw, vaccination, consultation from a doctor directly via online In order to meet the needs of patients or customers who are inconvenient to come to the hospital And a long shot, the service is available until December 31, 2021
In addition, Bumrungrad also returned to promote. One more 60 second service of medication and vaccination. After opening this service in mid-2020, with announcing price fixing for all medical expenses and doctor fees. Until 30 June 2021
While at Bangkok Hospital Provides a detection service for COVID-19 (RT-PCR) by nasal and throat smearing. Come back again Focus on results within 24 hours and also offers a promotion of 50% discount for inpatient room rates. Intensive Care Unit The intensive care unit for the critically ill through the campaign “Thailand helps Thai economy”
As well as Piyavate Hospital In addition to bringing back the COVID-19 Drive Thru screening service again In addition, it also provides an onsite service, a COVID-19 screening service to the office to reduce the risk of spreading the infection at various locations. Results are immediately available via phone, email or SMS within 24 hours
Meanwhile, Samitivej Hospital opens SMIT @ HOME service to deliver physical blood collection and rehabilitation after surgery. And wound the patient home Along with online doctor consultation service via virtual hospital and physical examination in real time via tytocare technology, there is also a service to detect COVID-19 infection, know the result within 24 hours.
However, it is noteworthy that for other hospitals that do not focus on COVID-related services. But also brought a health check-up package to promote such as Phyathai Hospital There is a promotion of health check-up packages such as heart health check-up program, women’s cancer risk screening package, lung cancer risk screening until March 31, 2021, the same as Paolo Hospital. With a health check package according to the zodiac sign And promotions, physical examination, full package price Get free health package and HBO antiaging kit.
While Nonthavej Hospital Launched a service for immunization vaccines such as 4 strains of influenza in children and adults. Long pneumococcal vaccine packages are available until June 30, 2021. There is also a 10% discount on the program prices.
These are just some of the moves that hospitals are leveraging on the new round of COVID-19.
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