SEOUL, S.KOREA, Aug 19, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - The ninth annual Hospital Management Asia (HMA) commences today at the Grand Hilton Seoul, Korea with 535 delegates from 26 countries representing 180 hospitals. This is the first time that HMA is being held in North Asia.
Consistent with its educational mission, the two-day event features 4 plenary and 35 special interest sessions by 45 speakers and moderators from 11 countries.
Dr. Sang-Cheol Sung, President of the Korean Hospital Association did the opening remarks.
An integral feature of the HMA is the Asian Hospital Management Awards (AHMA), honoring hospitals for their best hospital practices. AHMA garnered 281 entries representing 58 hospitals from 10 countries. The 28 finalists will be presented and the winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner and Award ceremonies on August 20 at the ballroom of the Grand Hilton Seoul.
HMA 2010 is presented in cooperation with Joint Commission International, Korean Hospital Association and Asian Hospital Federation. It is organized by Exedra Events, with the participation of Johns Hopkins Medicine International and International Hospital Federation. Its Official Industry Partners are Microsoft, Austco Marketing & Service (Asia), CMPMedica Asia and Allied World Assurance Company.
HMA's notable network of partner associations includes the Astron Healthcare, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, First Care Medicare, The Ho Chi Minh City Medical Association and The Medical Practitioner Society of Ho Chi Minh City, Hoan My Medical Corporation, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Indian Healthcare Federation, Indian Healthcare Quality Forum, Indonesian Hospital Association, National Association of Health Industry China, and Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines. Cordillera Coffee (Kape Musang) is a Coffee Partner.
The Media Partners of HMA include ACN Newswire, BusinessWorld, Korea Economic Daily, Medical Products Asia, Tap chi thoi su y hoc, The Employer Magazine, The Trainer Magazine and Vietnam Business Forum as Media Partners. Official Publications are Medical Tribune (Asia), Medical Progress, and MIMS. PR partners are Chayun Public Relations as the Official PR Partner with Creative Crest (India), Integrated Public Relations (Malaysia), PR Society of Indonesia (Indonesia) and Masso PR (Vietnam).
For additional information on Hospital Management Asia 2010 and Asian Hospital Management Awards, please visit the HMA website at www.hospitalmanagementasia.com.
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