Parkway Pantai Limited (PPL), part of the IHH Healthcare Berhad Group, is one of Asia's largest private healthcare providers with operations and investments in Singapore, Malaysia, China and Hong Kong, India, Vietnam and Brunei. It has a network of 18 hospitals, six of which are JCI accredited, and more than 3,500 licensed beds in aggregate. PPL also owns more than 60 medical centres and clinics and ancillary healthcare businesses.
In Singapore, PPL is the largest private healthcare provider and operates Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Gleneagles Hospital and Parkway East Hospital - all accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI), and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital which opened in July 2012. Over 1,300 specialist doctors are credentialed by PPL to admit patients to its four hospitals in Singapore. In addition, PPL has medical centres and clinics, health screening facilities, radiology facilities, laboratories, education facilities, rehabilitation services, a corporate insurance business and a third party administration business in Singapore which complement its hospital network. This broad range of services offered by PPL's businesses provides it with an integrated presence across the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary healthcare sectors in Singapore.
In Malaysia, PPL is the second largest private healthcare provider in terms of the number of licensed beds. It owns and operates nine Pantai Hospitals and two Gleneagles Hospitals across Peninsular Malaysia. Over 760 specialist doctors are credentialed by PPL to admit patients to its hospitals in Malaysia. PPL also operates Pantai Premier Pathology, Pantai Integrated Rehab and one ambulatory care centre in Malaysia. PPL is currently developing three more hospitals in Malaysia, which are expected to commence operations by 2015.
In addition, PPL has a presence in China, India, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Brunei, with operations across the major healthcare sectors: hospitals, medical centres, clinics and ancillary healthcare businesses. Internationally, PPL owns and operates hospitals via joint venture agreements, or enters into consultancy agreements or HMAs to manage hospitals which are operational.
In the primary care segment, through joint ventures, PPL owns, manages and operates 10 medical centres and clinics in China and Hong Kong and one diagnostics centre in India.