Thursday, September 16, 2010

SevenHills Hospital Inaugurated in Mumbai

Out of the 1,500 beds, 300 are for critical care with dedicated ICUs for cardiac, burns, neonates and paediatrics

SevenHills Group was recently inaugurated in Mumbai by President Pratibha Patil. Spread over 17 acres of land at Marol, Andheri, SevenHills Hospital will be one of Asia's largest hospital offering 1,500 beds and modern facilities, with a vision to provide excellent healthcare at an affordable cost to all segments of society. In the first phase, 300 beds will be operationalised. Out of the 1,500 beds, 300 are for critical care with dedicated ICUs for cardiac, burns, neonates and paediatrics. While another 300 beds are reserved for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) patients who can avail services at the same cost offered by other BMC hospitals. SevenHills Hospital has built 120 OPD chambers for consultants, 36 Modular Operation Theatres, four cath labs and 24 dialysis units.

The spacious hospital offers a diverse range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services under one roof. To name a few, there is Internal medicine, paediatrics, ob/gyn, cardiology, nephrology & urology, oncology under medical services. general and laparoscopic surgery, anaesthesiology, ophthamalogy, histopathology, microbiology, haematology and radiology are some of the services under surgical and diagnostic services respectively that can be availed by the needy.

"Our vision is to make affordable and good quality healthcare accessible for all patients. At our facilities, we create a hassle-free environment for patients and their relatives. Hence, we call our Mumbai facility a HealthCity and not just a hospital," said Dr Jitendra Das Maganti, Chairman & Managing Director, SevenHills Hospital.

"With doctors from India and different parts of the world, SevenHills Hospital will have more than 30 specialities. Apart from the above mentioned services, some of the specialities are gastroentrology, neuro-sciences, diabetology, stem cell transplant,reconstructive and cosmetic surgery," said Dr Hemalata Maganti, VP, Medical, SevenHills Hospital.

The hospital would also have a distinctly located wellness centre that would offer various health check-up services. "The reason for a separate wellness centre is to create a comfortable, stress-free environment for our customers who would undergo health check-ups, without having to step into a hospital occupied by patients and stressed relatives," added Dr Hemalata. SevenHills offers 300 residential apartments to its doctors to ensure that medical services are available on a 24/7 basis. The hospital has car parking space for 1,500 vehicles and has an auditorium with a capacity for 350 people. The hospital also plans to conduct courses for students and medical staff to keep them abreast of the latest developments in the medical field. SevenHills Hospital has a built-in electronic medical records system, making it a paperless facility. It also has a pneumatic tube system for tranal records system, making it a paperless facility. It also has a unique pneumatic tube system for transportation of lab samples, medicines, etc across departments and floors within seconds thus reducing the process time.
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