DOC2US and Malaysian Pharmacists Society sign MOU, Advancing Malaysia’s pharmacy network through digital health
For Immediate Release
DOC2US and Malaysian Pharmacists Society sign MOU
Advancing Malaysia’s pharmacy network through digital health
Kuala Lumpur, 12 June 2023 –DOC2US, the largest e-prescription and leading telehealth provider in Malaysia, and the Malaysian Pharmacists Society (MPS), the national association for pharmacists, joined hands in a momentous Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony recently, at Wisma MPS in Puchong, Selangor.
This proactive collaboration with a telehealth provider is the first of its kind in MPS’ 56-year history intended to pioneer the full digital transformation of the Malaysian pharmacy industry.
“Pharmacists are major contributors in both the public and private healthcare sector. To provide the best form of care to the community, we are constantly looking ahead for ways to innovatively develop and future-proof ourselves. We look forward to a fruitful partnership with DOC2US.” said Prof Amrahi Buang, President of MPS.
The MOU will empower pharmacist professionals in the realms of digital healthcare, aiming to enable holistic healthcare solutions through the transfer of technology and expertise. This includes the sharing of education and knowledge on digital healthcare, e-prescription, and teleconsultation. Through engagements with relevant stakeholders, both parties will also work to further develop guidelines and standards for pharmacists in the use of digital health technology.
According to Dr Raymond Choy, CEO and Co-founder of DOC2US, the signing of the MOU signifies the united efforts of both DOC2US and MPS, to propel the local pharmacy community and network forward. “This landmark partnership between DOC2US and MPS marks an important milestone in the advancement of the pharmacy profession in Malaysia. The collaboration will pave the way for the integration of digital technologies into healthcare practices, ultimately enhancing patient care and promoting the well-being of the nation.
It is high time for the digital healthcare ecosystem to work closely with the industry stakeholders as one single cohesive system. It is an honour to be at the forefront of the digital transformation era with MPS.”
(from left): Prof Amrahi Buang, President of MPS and Dr Raymond Choy, CEO and Co-founder of DOC2US
(from left): Mr Jack Shen Lim, MPS Honorary Secretary, Prof Amrahi Buang, President of MPS, Dr Raymond Choy, CEO and Co-founder of DOC2US, Dr Shekhar BG Ramjutun, Chief Operating Officer of DOC2US
(from left): Ms Harpreet Kaur, Mr Lam Kai Kun, Mr Jack Shen Lim, Prof Amrahi Buang, Dr Raymond Choy, Dr Shekhar BG Ramjutun, Ms Oui Hui Che, Ms Mazlin Eliani Mokhtar
The signing ceremony was co-witnessed by (from MPS), Mr Jack Shen Lim, MPS Honorary Secretary, Mr Lam Kai Kun, MPS Executive Director and Ms Harpreet Kaur, MPS Deputy Executive Director, and (from DOC2US) Dr Shekhar BG Ramjutun, Chief Operating Officer, Ms Oui Hui Che, Operations Manager, Ms Mazlin Eliani Mokhtar, Senior Executive Health & Pharma.
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