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In conversation: Gleneagles Singapore CEO Dr. Vincent Chia on the challenges of a doctor taking on an administrative role
 

In conversation: Gleneagles Singapore CEO Dr. Vincent Chia on the challenges of a doctor taking on an administrative role

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Recently, MIMS sat down with Dr. Vincent Chia, CEO of Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore to find out why he made the transition from a clinical doctor to take on an administrative role, how he tackled the challenges he faced throughout the transition as well as the current challenges in managing a private hospital.
 
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26 Aug 2016 - General
 
As of now, I would prefer to be a clinician but am not closing the door on administrative role. Dr. Chia's insights on transitioning from clinical to administrative role and dealing with obstacles after the jump were priceless. As clinicians, we focus on the very important details to make accurate diagnosis and treatment. We are in the microscosm of the health care system. Health administrators on the other hand focus on the entire spectrum of maintaining good quality service. This is a tedi...
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If any of you doctor do decide to branch out to setup your own clinic, do drop in on us.
We provide you, the doctor with your bread and butter, that's corporate clients;
and help setup the backend, help with procurement of drugs at corporate levels (like a hospital).
help you claim the insurance for the corporate client, etc.

Do keep MHC Asia Group in mind when you decide to take your leap of faith into becoming a practising doctor in the private/sole business owner sect...
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