JAZA Visits QualiMed Manila
March 17, 2014 – Ayala Corporation Chairman and CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, together with Ayala Group key persons and partner companies from the medical and healthcare industry, visited QualiMed Manila to explore further partnership options with Mercado General Hospital, Inc. (MGHI), the majority owner and operator of the QualiMed Health Network.
QualiMed Manila, formerly the University Physicians Medical Center, is part of the network of healthcare facilities – multi-specialty clinics, ambulatory or day surgery centers, and full-service hospitals – that have been established in partnership with Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI), a subsidiary of Ayala Corporation. The QualiMed Clinic in TriNoma, the first mall-based clinic under the partnership, opened last February 19.
Under the QualiMed Health Network, two hospitals/surgery centers and two clinics are expected to be constructed every year, for the next five years. With “Alagang Abot-Kaya” as QualiMed’s brand promise, the healthcare facilities are intended to cater to the healthcare needs of the broad C market. It is committed to delivering the 3As – Accessibility (ease of financial and physical access), Affordability (price predictability and competitiveness), and Appropriateness (quality service and genuine care).
In the photo are (L-R) Suzana Beatriz Latay (Innovation Associate at Ayala Corporation); Paolo Borromeo (Corporate Strategy head for Ayala Corporation); David San Pedro (Corporate Planning and International Business Group head for Ayala Land); Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala; Dr. Edwin Mercado (president and CEO of MGHI); David Zuellig (director of Zuellig Group); and Raymund Azurin (CEO for Zuellig Pharma Corporation).