Perdana University Signs MoU with BookDoc
SERDANG, 30 Jan – Perdana University and BookDoc signed a Memorandum of Understanding today at the Perdana University campus in Serdang, Selangor. The MoU aims to solidify a collaborative relationship between the two institutions in the areas of teaching and research.
Perdana University is a leading provider of higher education with a focus in healthcare and medicine. Perdana University is also home for the School of Data Sciences, which carries out innovative data analytics-based research projects. It is expected that this memorandum will facilitate collaborative training, research, and publications, as well as enhance healthcare and fitness offerings through data-analytics.
BookDoc is an integrated online platform that connects patients to healthcare professionals, and incentivises active and healthy living through its network of retail partners and service providers.
According to Dato’ Chevy Beh, founder of BookDoc, “We are excited to work with academic institution such as Perdana University to see how we can further improve the entire healthcare ecosystem in the region.”
According to Dr Fadhlullah Suhaimi Abdul Malek, Acting Vice Chancellor of Perdana University, “As the Industry Revolution 4.0 evolves and matures, the University avails itself to such partnerships as it will enrich the academic community, the students who will graduate to serve the community, and the community at large through the improvement of related services.”
“We envisage that this will help better understand the needs of the future from a teaching perspective and the new way services are rendered, which will be more data-driven and personalised,” he concluded.
The event was also covered by Bernama News.
About Perdana University:
Perdana University is an initiative between Academic Medical Centre Sdn. Bhd. and the Public-Private Partnership Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department. Launched in September 2011, the University is committed to providing premier programmes in medical and health sciences. Its campus in Serdang, Selangor is home to internationally renowned faculty members and experts in Medicine, Psychological Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Bioinformatics and Data Science. Perdana University has five schools and one research centre: Perdana University-Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine (PU-RCSI), Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM), School of Data Sciences (PU-SDS), School of Occupational Therapy (PUScOT), School of Foundation Studies (PU-SFS), and Centre for Psychological Medicine (PU-CPM). It has partnerships with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom, the Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network and many others for the delivery of its academic curricula and research programmes. For more information, visit www.perdanauniversity.edu.my
BookDoc, with presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand and Indonesia, is an online platform that operates across the healthcare continuum connecting patients to healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, while incentivising all to stay active. BookDoc has established an integrated online ecosystem for local and overseas health travellers. The ecosystem allows users to search and book healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, and integrates seamlessly with navigation (Google Map, Waze), transport (Grab, Uber, AirAsia), accommodation (Agoda and Airbnb) and recommended restaurants & attractions (TripAdvisor) for a hassle-free and enjoyable experience to healthcare appointments. In addition, through BookDoc Activ, it rewards users for maintaining high level of activity by partnering major retailers and service providers that offer users discounts for achieving reward tiers based on activity level.