By Harihar Swarup
At a time when the Covid-19 pandemic had struck hard and India was struggling to get the health care centres in place, Apollo hospitals showed unprecedented convergence of medical knowledge, technology and data science revolutionized patient care. With its centres of Excellence, Apollo Hospitals has been spreading the next generation of health care.
According to Dr Preetha Reddy, executive vice-president , Apollo Hospitals dedicated Centres of Excellence for several key specialists and super specialist. These centres of excellence are unique in terms of their service spectrum and spread across the various Apollo Hospitals locations.
Excellence means an all-encompassing facility—clinical procedure, research, education, training, interaction with patients as partners.
It also means sharing of acquired expertise with other professionals in the field, constant interaction with global, knowledge upgrade, setting clinical standard of other hospital in the community and ensuring world class outcomes that are benchmarks against the best published global outcome.
Reddy says “We make concentrated efforts on an ongoing basis to enhance clinical excellence and embrace innovative processes and technologies. We have, as a result, been able to produce better outcomes to our patients, earning their trust while enhancing our broad credibility”.
Apollo hospitals is the leading institutions for specialists in India, attracting patients across the globe to the best outcomes, seamless service delivery at reasonable price, when compared internationally.
The Pioneering work of our clinicians is further strengthened through the availability of state of arts technology and infrastructure.
Establishing centres Excellence involves; creating core teams ina various hospitals, providing the wherewithal and environment and environment, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking, evaluation and evolution the new methods and finally establishing facilities
–critical examination of each and lesson learnt
–In house brainstorming
–Establishing and adopting protocols based on scientific evaluation and their medical evaluation
–Sharing the research with medical fraternity for overall benefit of mankind.
What new technologies have been adopted in specific specialization? In cardiac sciences, Apollo Hospitals Bengaluru had announced the successful completion 0f 100 robotics cardiac surgeries Unit, a mile stone in the history of cardiovascular surgery in the country. The hospitals also announced that the team had performed a complex Mitral valve surgery using robotic assisted minimally invasive Cardiac surgery using robotic-assisted minimally invasive cardiac surgery with da vinci robotic system in under 70 minutes, a landmark achievement in interventional cardiology.
The Apollo Proton cancer Centre is a 150-bedded integrated cancer hospital offering state-of-the-art comprehensive cancer centre. It is South East Asia’s first proton centre and it is a major mile stone in India’s concerted focus to battle milestone in India’s concerted focus to battle and conquer cancer. (IPA Service)