Columbia Asia to open three new hospitals in Malaysia by 2018

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KUALA LUMPUR: Columbia Asia, one of the largest healthcare providers in Southeast Asia and India, will be opening three new hospitals in Malaysia by 2018.

The new hospitals will be part of the group’s US$150 million (RM481 million) investment to expand its network from 27 facilities to 34 hospitals and one clinic in Southeast Asia in four years’ time. Currently, Columbia Asia operates five hospitals in Malaysia.

Meanwhile, India and Indonesia will also see three and two new hospitals respectively, within the same time frame. — by Foo Yen Ne

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on September 11, 2014.