Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad on an Expansion Spree

Courtesy by: expresshealthcaremgmt.com

Ahmedabad-based super-specialty Apollo Hospitals, which has 400-bed capacity but has 180 functional beds, is all geared up and embarking upon expansion plans to improve the delivery of patient care. A major initiative with futuristic requirement is the new Stemcyte and Cord blood Collection Centre, which is a joint collaboration between Apollo Hospitals, local pharma giant Cadilla Pharmaceutical and StemCyte India Therapeutics Ltd with Stem Cyte USA. The centre is due to open in the first quarter of 2010. The hospital has also started a new 13-bed Haemato-Oncology Centre and two-bed stem cell ICU and is currently dealing with haemato-oncology patients requiring stem cell and bone marrow transplants. “The plan is to start a paediatric stem cell transplant for conditions like thalassemia major and congenital immunodeficiency disorders. The other facilities that has been already completed includes a new endoscopy unit, a six-bed day care centre and six bed high dependency unit,” shares Dr Praful Pawar, CEO, Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad.

The hospital will be expanding its Platinum International Wing bed capacity of 10 beds by another 16 beds in next three to six months. Critical Care Units (ICUs) at the hospital is set for expansion of its current capacity of 70 beds to 100 beds in next six months.

The hospital has also started new initiatives such as knee clinic, smoking cessation clinic, no touch thermal breast scan, sugar clinic, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, pain management clinic, and sunset clinic to continuously improve the patient care.

“On October 2, we achieved another milestone by becoming the first Indian corporate hospital to provide telemedicine consultations to inmates of Ahmedabads’s Sabarmati Jail. This Sabarmati Jail- Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad telemedicine tie up through ISRO to treat prisoners, is first-of-its-kind in India,” shares Dr Pawar. The hospital is also planning to start a cadaveric liver transplant programme in the near future

7 Responses to Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad on an Expansion Spree

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  2. neha says:

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  3. Odis Davison says:

    Does this still permit my airway to get air while I sleep?

  4. Sama Ahmed says:

    I am infected with anemia Mediterranean (Thalassemia) and I need
    To the process of marrow transplantation and donor spinal cord … What possibilities available to you to help me

    • kalpesh solanki says:

      mene apni ladki ke born time cord blood storage kiya tha kyoki meri badi ladki ko thalassemia he.par dono ka blood match nahi ho raha,to kya me apki koi help kar sakta hu?cord mere paas storage he.ok

  5. kalpesh solanki says:

    mera naam kalpesh he or me surat se hu.meri 8 saal ki ladki jeshika he,jeshika ko thalasemia major he. or ham 15 din ke under jeshika ko blood chadhate he.muje jeshika ko kese bhi kar ke thik karna he.to kya koi meri jeshika ko thik karne me meri help karega? pls help me.

  6. Madina says:

    My son is 5 years old and he´s got a cerebral palsy..he cant walk,talk,seat but he`s triying a lot to do this things but he has a dificults, understands everything..have you got any treatment for him? We heard about many kinds of tratment in India.. we from Portugal and we are triying to find something for him. Please help us. Thank you.

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