Privatization of Facility Management in Public Hospitals


Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 204 pages
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1951306588
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 10.1 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.98 x 0.47 x 9.02 inches



he book is about the Hospital Support Service (HSS) which was privatised to three (3) concessionaire companies for the period 1996 to 2011 in Malaysia. The book discusses the essence of the agreement which includes the rationale and objectives of the project, the contract arrangement and the scope of the concession, . Essentially, at the beginning Malaysia’s modern facility management industry did not exist in both public and private sectors and it was the Ministry of Health of Malaysia (MOH) which initiate implementation of proper facility maintenance and management into the country. The book examines the pros and cons of the implementation of HSS in the health care facilities like hospitals and institutions and issues discussed in the conclusion. It is the opinion of the author, being part of the monitoring consultant, that lessons and experience of the project can be learnt and replicated in other health care organisation in other countries being developed or developing.


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