[IN PHOTO L-R: Shayn Carlson (Contract Administrator, Contracting and Payer Relations-Mayo Clinic), Dr. Michael John Encarnacion (Medical Director-Avega), Dr. Gerardo Jiao (Medical Director-Intellicare), Michael Troska (Vice Chair Contract Administrator, Contracting and Payer Relations-Mayo Clinic), Dr. Michael Tan (Co-Founder, Group CEO and Executive Director-Fullerton Health), Darren Lim (VP, Strategy-Fullerton Health) , Dr. Ashton Yap (Manager, Medical Affairs-Fullerton Health)]
Manila, Philippines, July 31, 2019 – Asalus Corporation (operating under the trade name “Intellicare”), part of Fullerton Healthcare Group (“Fullerton Health”), announced today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Mayo Clinic. A signing ceremony was held at the premises of Fullerton Health’s headquarters in Singapore to formalize the agreement.
With this collaboration, Mayo Clinic joins Intellicare’s accredited medical network, offering highly-specialized healthcare to Intellicare patients with serious or complex conditions. Patients with these conditions may be assessed by a Mayo Clinic provider through an electronic review or referred to a Mayo Clinic destination in the United States for a second medical opinion, which could include a refined diagnosis or further treatment recommendations.
Dr. Gerardo Jiao, Medical Director of Intellicare, stated: “We are extremely excited about this collaboration with Mayo Clinic. At Intellicare, we constantly seek new ways to provide our patients with quality care. Through this agreement, our patients can now access Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise for serious and complicated cases.”
David Sin, Co-Founder, Group President and Executive Deputy Chairman of Fullerton Health, commented: “This collaboration is a vital milestone in our relationship with Mayo Clinic. Leveraging Mayo Clinic’s experience in providing high quality, patient-centered care will help us bring forward our vision to deliver affordable and accessible care to all in Asia Pacific.”
Dr. Charles Rosen, M.D., Medical Director of Mayo Clinic Contracting and Payer Relations, remarked: “Our agreement with Intellicare bridges continents to help patients with complex care and serious illness needs. This collaboration and Mayo Clinic’s model of care supports our mission to inspire hope and healing to people around the world.”