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GovWare 2023 Speakers

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Yong Yih Ming

Yong Yih Ming

Chief Executive Officer, Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mr Yong’s healthcare career spans two decades as a commercial and operational leader with IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare networks with 83 hospitals in 10 countries, Raffles Medical Group (RMG), a leading integrated private healthcare provider in Asia, and Alexandra Hospital (AH), a public hospital of the National University Health System.

He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Asia Pacific’s renowned private quaternary healthcare institution at Mount Elizabeth Hospital (MEH). Before this, he was General Manager (GM) of commercial and Singapore’s largest chain of wholly-owned private primary care and ambulatory facilities at RMG. He held operational and hospital development roles at AH.
As MEH CEO, he is the Principal Officer and is responsible for driving the strategic direction, operational excellence, and financial performance of the 345-bed multi-specialty institution with a community of 650 doctors and 1,300 staff. He also leads the S$350M multi-year live site hospital redevelopment project – Renaissance.

He was an EXCO member and GM of Raffles Medical at RMG. He managed the commercial portfolios and drove the financial performance and operational quality of the 50 ambulatory, primary care and health screening facilities, including the national COVID-19 projects. In 2010, he led a team to commission and operationalise RMG’s flagship facility in Shanghai, China.

At AH, he managed business development, ambulatory and support operations. He was a member of the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital Planning Committee that developed the hospital and chaired the Operational Support Services Workgroup.

Mr Yong holds an MBA in Healthcare Management and has guest lectured at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health’s Master of Public Health programme since 2018. He was on the Ministry of Health Primary Care Network Council and serves as a District Councilor with the South East Community Development Council since 2011. In 2022, he was conferred The Public Service Medal (COVID-19).