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EAJ were nominated as Medical Travel Assistance Company for 22 leading medical institutions among newly accredited “ Japanese International Hospitals”

Emergency Assistance Japan Co., Ltd. (EAJ for short, having its head office in Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, managed by Kazumasa Yoshida, President, with URL https://emergency.co.jp/english/) today announced that EAJ were nominated as Medical Travel Assistance Company representing for 22 leading medical institutions of newly accredited “ Japanese International Hospitals” out of 28 such institutions to enhance access to Japanese healthcare for international patients. EAJ also has worked with the 5 remaining medical institutions (they are considering to organize their in-house resources for medical co-ordination) in the past in arranging medical co-ordination for international patients. EAJ are confident to deliver such 5 medical institutions our support case by case if necessity arises.

Medical Excellence JAPAN, General Incorporated Association (MEJ for short) is engaged in promoting Japanese medical institutions that are committed to provide truly excelled medical services for international patients, as “Japanese International Hospitals” through dedicated information platform across the world in cooperation with Japanese Government, so that more international patients are able to receive advanced Japanese healthcare services.
For this purpose, MEJ invited potential medical institutions to join a closed selection for listing to “Japanese International Hospitals” on July, 4th 2016, and a panel of committee conducted comprehensive screening to select eligible medical institutions. On January, 31st, 2017, MEJ designated 28 leading medical institutions as “Japanese International Hospitals” to Task Force of Internationalization of Medical Services attached to Medical Strategy Enhancement Headquarter of Cabinet Ministry. The result of the selection is available by access to http://medical-excellence-japan.org/jp/news/news06.html .

If an international patient seeking medical care in Japan has cleared all the criteria and requirements to the effect that he / she are admissible and/or his / her medical conditions are treatable based upon the medical information to be collected before his / her coming to Japan via medical travel assistance company providing necessary services, the medical travel assistance company will assist the international patient to find and locate the desired medical institution from the list of “Japanese International Hospitals” depending upon the nature of the patients’ medical conditions. This arrangement will enable the international patient to receive the integrated medical care in Japan through prior appointment with medical institutions followed by personal interpreter attendance services.
For the medical institutions designated as “ Japanese International Hospitals”, this arrangement will enable them to provide dedicated medical care that is personalized to each patient, by streamlining the process of receiving the patient in corporation with medical travel assistance company.
EAJ is proud that our company was accredited as medical travel assistance company on September, 2015 for the first time in our business society.

An international patient coming to Japan must secure a registered guarantor to apply for medical visa. On this point, EAJ has assisted many international patients to obtain their medical visa by providing guarantee services. EAJ was also firstly accredited as a registered guarantor and EAJ has continued to support international patients since February 2011 when EAJ acted as a registered guarantor for the first time in our business society.
EAJ, by our multi-disciplinary team of staff, is committed to deliver ceaseless assistance for international dissemination of Japanese medical practice and system through dedicated medical coordination so that international patients can receive cutting edge medical care in Japan in most smooth manner.

Name of medical institutions that nominated EAJ as their medical travel assistance company

  • The Cancer Institute Hospital of the Japanese Foundation of Cancer Research
  • Chiba University Hospital
  • Fujita Health University Hospital
  • Fukuoka Kinen Hospital
  • Hokuto Hospital
  • National Center for Child Health and Development
  • International University of Health and Welfare Mita Hospital
  • Japanese Red Cross Ashikaga Hospital
  • Juntendo University Hospital
  • Keio University Hospital
  • National Cancer Center Hospital
  • National Cancer Center Hospital East
  • NTT EAST, NTT Medical Center Tokyo
  • Osaka University Hospital
  • Saiseikai Fukuoka General Hospital
  • Sakakibara Heart Institute
  • Sendai Kousei Hospital
  • Southern TOHOKU Research Institute for Neuroscience
  • St. Luke’s International Hospital
  • Tokyo Takanawa Hospital
  • The University of Tokyo Hospital
  • University of Tsukuba Hospital

Name of medical institutions that will arrange medical travel services by their own resources, out of those institutions that EAJ has assisted before to receive international patients

  • Aizawa Hospital
  • Kameda Medical Center
  • National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital

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