On March 15th 2011 at 4.00 p.m. at the Raya Meeting Hall, Royal Phuket City, Mr.Paiboon Upatising, the President of Phuket Provincial Administrative Organization (PPAO) and Dr. Boon Wanasin, the President of the Consultants Board of Thonburi Hospital Group, together made a statement about the opening of the PPAO Hospital.
Mr.Paiboon said PPAO would spend 104,000,000 baht employing Thonburi Hospital Co. Ltd to manage the hospital for 1 year and 4 months to create the management basis and get ISO9001:2000 and Hospital Accreditation by 2 years and 5 years respectively.
The hospital has a 129 bed capacity and is estimated will serve 100,000 patients per year with 13 medical specialists working for the hospital. OPD will be available in May and IPD will be opened in July 2011. The medical fee will be the same as the government hospitals. The room rates are 3,500 Baht per day, VIP room 2,350 Baht per day, single bed room 1,200 Baht per day, double bed room 2,800Baht per day, ICU Bed 300 Baht per day, the Hemodyalysis treatment rate is 2000 Baht per time.