Chandigarh, Dec 9, 2013 (Kulbir Kalsi)
Max Healthcare, the leading healthcare services provider of the country, today announced its expansion plans in Punjab with an additional investment of Rs. 45-cr in Max Super Speciality Hospital (MSSH), Mohali. The hospital was built under the PPP Model. This investment reflects the commitment of the Max Group to Punjab and tri-city as well as the overwhelming response of patients to the Super Speciality services being made available in the areas of cancer care besides in cardiac, orthopaedics and transplantation care.
MSSH after its inauguration 2-yr ago has treated over 46,000 patients with over 15,000 admissions. With over 120 highly trained doctors supported by over 900 nurses and staff,MSSH, Mohali is known for several firsts in the region, including the provision of integrated cancer care with medical, surgical and radiation oncology and ABO incompatible kidney transplantation.
With this investment, Max Healthcare will add 90 to 100 more beds in MSSH, Mohal along with ICUs, High Dependency Units (HDUs), 2 operation theatres and specialised medical equipment to enhance the medical infrastructure in the state and help save precious lives.
On the expansion announcement, Dr. Ajay Bakshi, MD & CEO, Max Healthcare, said that MSSH in Mohali has become a preferred choice for the residents in Punjab, tri-city and adjoining states. Based on the current trends, we expected that the Hospital would face a shortage of beds in about 10-12 months time and we have therefore committed this additional investment in order to cater to the patient demand. The Max Group has a special affinity to Punjab with investments in Max Speciality Films at Rail Majra and hospitals at Mohali and Bhatinda in PPP with Punjab government, he said.
Meanwhile MSSH, Mohali the 200 bedded hospital is designed to enhance the healthcare services in Punjab with special focus on cancer and cardiac treatment. The hospital has been offering best in class treatment, thereby becoming a landmark facility for the people in the region.
The hospital built on 3.20 acres of land, is equipped with many state-of-the-art medical technologies and facilities like Cardiac ICUs, CTVS ICU, Ortho ICU, Neonatal ICU on par with international standards to ensure that the best possible medical care is provided to the patients.
Since it launch , new centres of excellence have been introduced in MSSH. These include the Max Elite Institute of Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement and Kidney Transplant Program with ABO Incompatible renal transplant facility, which are centres of excellence in the region. (..Contd.)
Max Super Specialty Hospital, Mohali is committed to the cause of quality and compassionate patient care and regularly runs programs to promote health awareness and early detection and cure of diseases in Punjab and the Tri City. The Hospital regularly provides free treatments to underprivileged patients in association with Max India Foundation.
The priorities of Max Healthcare lie in the area of excellence in healthcare, infrastructure, technology, services and in short span of 2 years, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mohali, has won many awards like the Amity Corporate Social Responsibility Award and Certificates of Appreciation from Chandigarh Senior Citizens Association twice in a row.
About Max Healthcare:
Max Healthcare is the country's leading comprehensive provider of standardized, seamless and international-class healthcare services. It is committed to the highest standards of medical and service excellence, patient care, scientific and medical education.
Max Healthcare has 12 facilities in North India, offering services in over 30 medical disciplines. Of this 9 facilities are located in Delhi & NCR and the others in Mohali, Bathinda and Dehradun. The Max network includes state-of-the-arttertiary care hospitals in Saket, Patparganj, Shalimar Bagh, Mohali, Bathinda and Dehradun, secondary care hospitals at Gurgaon, Pitampura and Noida and an out-patient facility and a speciality centre at PanchsheelPark.The 12 hospitals together have over 1900 beds.
The tertiary care hospitals at Saket, Patparganj and Shalimar Bagh are centres of excellence for Cardiac Care, Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Cancer Care, Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement, Neurosciences, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Internal Medicine. In addition, they offer services in the disciplines of Urology, ENT, Gastroenterelogy, Nephrology, Dermatology, Mental Health & Behavioural Sciences amongst others.
The Super Speciality Hospitals in Mohali and Bathindaare under PPP arrangement with the Government of Punjab and have tertiary care facilities in cancer care, cardiac care, neurology, orthopaedics and trauma. The recently launched Super Speciality Hospital in Dehradun is the latest addition to the Max Healthcare network and offers comprehensive tertiary, secondary and primary care services.
Max Healthcare is a pioneer in the introduction of technology to provide patients with the highest standards in medical care. Examples are the first Brain Suite in Asia at Max Saket and the Electronic Health Record System in use across Max Hospitals.The hospitals are equipped with the advanced medical equipment like state-of-the-art Cath labs, OTs with HEPA, Nuclear Medicine, Gama Camera, LINAC for Radiotherapy and MRI and CT scan machines.
Max Healthcare has over 1,600 leading doctors, 5,400 employees and has treated over 16,00,000 patients from over 80 countries.