Apollo Hospitals, Chennai ranked best private multi-speciality hospital in India

Top Quote The rankings have been awarded after a collaborative research survey by The Week/Hansa on top 10-multi-speciality hospitals across 10 cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore and Kochi. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 10, 2010 - The Apollo Hospitals, Chennai has been ranked as the best private multi-speciality hospital in India. In Delhi, the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals has been ranked second before Sir Ganga Ram Hospital; Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket; and Medanta-The Medicity in Gurgaon, to name a few. The Apollo Hospitals has also been ranked as the best multi-speciality hospitals in Ahmedabad.

    The survey was conducted among 200 general physicians and 320 specialists from 10 specializations, including cardiology, neurology, paediatrics, oncology, diabetology, infertility. The specializations were identified based on the perceived demand for various specialized treatments and medical tourism opportunities.

    The GPs and specialists evaluated the hospitals on the basis of six parameters, like competency of doctors, infrastructure and facilities, innovation in treatment, availability of multiple specializations, patient care and hospital environment.

    According to the survey, the Apollo Hospitals, Chennai has been ranked as the best private hospital in the country for oncology, diabetology, cardiology and paediatrics. The Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi has been ranked as the best private multi-speciality healthcare establishment for treatment of infertility.

    About Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals

    Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, India's first JCI accredited hospital, is a joint venture between the Government of Delhi and Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited. Commissioned in July 1996, it is the third super-specialty tertiary care hospital set up by the Apollo Hospitals Group. Spread over 15 acres, it houses 57 specialties with more than 300 specialists and more than 600 operational beds, 19 operation theatres, 138 ICU beds, round-the-clock pharmacy, NABL accredited laboratories, 24-hour emergency services and an active air ambulance service. Apollo Hospitals Delhi has the leading programme in kidney and liver transplant in the country. The first successful pediatrics and adult liver transplants in India were performed at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals. The hospital is at the forefront of medical technology and expertise. It provides a complete range of latest diagnostic, medical and surgical facilities for the care of its patients. The Hospital has introduced the most sophisticated imaging technology to India with the introduction of 64 slice CT and 3 Tesla MRI. Indraprastha Apollo has also pioneered the concept of preventive health check programmes and has created a satisfied customer base over decades. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals received the FICCI Healthcare Excellence Awards in September 2009 for best patient care and excellence in healthcare delivery and has been consistently ranked amongst the best 10 hospitals in India by the Week IMRB survey for the past few years.

    About Apollo Hospitals:

    In 1983, Dr Prathap C Reddy, the architect of modern Indian healthcare, launched the first corporate hospital in India. An integrated healthcare company, the Apollo Hospitals Group has more than 8,500 beds across 50 hospitals, more than 1,000 pharmacies and 100 diagnostic clinics, medical business process outsourcing services, health insurance services, and clinical research divisions with a focus on epidemiological studies, stem cell research and genetic research. To develop talent for the burgeoning need of superior healthcare delivery, the Apollo Hospitals Group has 10 nursing and hospital management colleges. These accomplishments have earned Apollo Hospitals Group accolades such as the Centre of Excellence from the Government of India and recognition from the Joint Commission International (seven Apollo hospitals are JCI accredited). In a rare honour, the Government of India issued a commemorative stamp in recognition of Apollo's contribution in healthcare, the first for a healthcare organization. For more than 26 years, Apollo has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting-edge research. Apollo hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals globally for advanced medical services. For additional information, visit: www.apollohospitals.com.

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