David Boucher CEO Bumrungrad International Hospital (Phuket & Market)

Bumrungrad International Hospital (Phuket & Market)

David Boucher

David Boucher has worked in healthcare for 45 years; he currently serves as CEO at Bumrungrad International Hospital Phuket in Phuket, Thailand.

David served for the two years prior to January 2023 as Chief of Service Excellence and Medical Value Travel (MVT) at the corporate level with Dubai-based Aster DM Healthcare. From June 2018 until June 2020, David served as Chief Business Transformation Officer at Bumrungrad. Between 2000 and 2017, he served in several capacities as an executive of insurance company BlueCross Blue Shield of South Carolina. From 2012-2017, David served as President of UCI Medical Affiliates in Columbia, SC – managing 80 retail medical care centers- treating over 740,000 patients in 2017. From 2006 through 2016, Mr. Boucher concurrently served as President of Companion Global Healthcare, Inc. – the world’s only medical tourism facilitator owned by a major health insurer. Prior to 2000, David served as CEO at several hospitals in the United States.
Mr. Boucher earned his BS degree from Slippery Rock University (Pennsylvania) and a Master of Public Health from the University of South Carolina; he has been
named a distinguished alumnus by both institutions. David has been quoted in over 250 newspapers and journals including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Economist, U.S. News & World Reports. He has been interviewed on NBC Nightly News and Fox Business News. He has delivered lectures on disruptive innovation in healthcare at Harvard Business School, Yale School of Management, and Harvard Medical School.
David and his wife, Libby reside in Phuket with their two puppies. Their three adult children all lead successful lives in their respective careers in the U.S.

David is also a speaker at Beyond Activ World in Singapore.