Press Release: Berlin, Germany. MEDIGO announces today that it has been awarded a “Stars of Business" award in the category healthcare; the award is sponsored by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and multinational telecommunications company, Etisalat.
MEDIGO offers a medical travel platform and service for patients around the world. “We are very honored by this award,” says Pawel Cebula, MEDIGO Co-Founder and COO. “Over the past two years, we’ve really focused on improving access to international medical care for patients in the MENA region, and we have only had very positive experiences with our business partners.”
“It has been tremendously rewarding to collaborate with established partners, whether it be in governmental organizations, insurance, or corporate partners,” he adds.
“As a relatively young company in the healthcare industry, MEDIGO has taken huge leaps forward in improving the patient experience,” says Ritesh Tilani, advisor and investor to the company.
Winners were announced October 27, 2016 during a gala dinner and award ceremony hosted at the Atlantis Hotel, The Palm in Dubai.
MEDIGO (www.medigo.com) supports individuals and organizations searching for leading medical providers around the world. Since its launch in March 2014, MEDIGO has connected more than 40,000 patients with a doctor or hospital abroad. The easy-to-use platform and service helps patients to request second opinions and to schedule affordable, high-quality medical treatment abroad. With more than 800 trusted hospitals and clinics in 36 countries, and a dedicated 24/7 Care Team, MEDIGO improves access to healthcare for people everywhere.
About Stars of Business
The Stars of Business Awards (http://starsofbusinessawards.com/dubai/) is the largest and most prestigious business competition that rewards innovative SMEs in the MENA region. In each of the 17 categories, there are 3 nominees selected through a rigorous evaluation that has been validated by the professional services firm, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Jurors come from both the private and public sectors and include HE Mohamed Al Mohairi, Director General of ADCCI; Magellan Makhlouf, Co-Founder and Managing Director of CedarBridge Capital Partners; Essam Disi, Director of Strategy and Policy of the Estate of Mohammed Bin Rashid; and Dr. Valerie Lindsay, Professor at the American University of Sharjah.