Apollo Hospitals was established in 1983 by Dr. Prathap C. Reddy. The main aim of the Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited is to provide international standards of healthcare to Indian citizens. Earlier, people from India had to go to other developed countries for the treatment which required complex machinery. But, with Apollo Hospitals, modern medical equipment and care has become accessible.
Apollo Hospital Departments and other medical services
Apollo hospitals provide the best services in the medical field. They have different specialized departments like-
- Cardiology Department
- Breast Surgery department
- Dermatology and Skin Care Department
- Emergency and Trauma Center
- Knee Surgery
- Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
It has all the facilities you can ask for. In addition to these departments, it also has additional facilities of Proton Treatment center, DaVinci Robot Surgical System, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Renaissance Robot Surgical System and Bone Marrow Transplant, etc. It is dedicated to providing the best of its facilities of international standards to people. This hospital enterprise limited understands that these facilities are expensive to afford for many people and so, they have different insurance plans targeting different societies and help them in getting the best medical facilities.
The doctors who serve here are qualified and are experienced to handle cases of their expertise. There is a team of dedicated doctors all over India who provide the best treatment in the country. Apollo services do not only include heavy and complex machinery but also a team of dedicated and qualified people who serve you.
Apollo Hospitals Awards and Accolades
With the help of Apollo hospitals’ doctors and exemplary Apollo services, it won many awards like Australian Service Excellence Award in 2015 for its High Standards of Management, Training, and Excellence, ASSOCHAM India-Africa Champion at the Biz awards 2015 for its contribution in Africa’s healthcare system. It has also been named as India’s no. 1 Specialty Hospital by Times health Multi-Specialty Hospital Survey.
The recent surgery that was successful was of an Uzbekistan woman Gulnora Rapikhova, who was able to sit after 32 years! The people all around the world are praising the kind of services Apollo hospitals provide. To maintain its performance, Apollo is working even harder and is now competing with its international counterparts.
Apollo Hospital Admission Process
Apollo Hospitals issue a UHID card, Unique Hospital Identification card to the patient. Any patient visiting the hospital will be required to complete an online form. The ID card will be issued once the process is complete. Furthermore, when the patient is being admitted to the hospital for care, after the advice of the consulting doctor, the patient will be required to fill out the form for admission at the front desk. All information has to be filled out correctly and will include the patient’s consent for being admitted.
Once the treatment is complete and the patient recovers satisfactorily, the primary consultant of the patient will brief the patient about the discharge date. A nurse will help the patient to understand the dosage. Furthermore, if the patient needs to get X-rays or MRIs, whatever is required.
Guidelines for visitors
The visiting hours for the mornings are 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM and the evening timings are 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Children below the age of 12 are strictly prohibited from visiting any patients. Furthermore, ICU visits are not allowed either. Other than this, visitors are supposed to be careful not to disturb other patients as well and are supposed to visit their loved ones quietly.
Patient and Attendant responsibilities in Apollo Hospitals
The patient is required to:
Be on time for Apollo appointments.
Follow the instructions of the doctor and attendants.
Treat doctors and attendants with respect.
Be respectful of the patients.
Help the patient understand everything they require to.
Offer careful recommendations and answer all questions by the patient or the patient’s relatives.
The hospital offers a quality measure or outcomes measure to offer details about the patient. All patient records are converted to a percentage or rate that shows how well the hospital cares for its patients.
Patient and Attendant rights
The patient at any Apollo Hospital has the following rights:
Be informed of their rights.
The choice of healthcare professionals as the patient may deem fit.
To know all treatment options and be informed of the complications that may arise during treatment.