A 45 crore investment in healthcare facilities to upgrade from Tertiary to Quaternary care.
“A majority (about 80%) of the investment has gone into equipment upgrade that will enable the hospital to use artificial intelligence, robotics and assist terminally ill patients. The investment is about 6-8 times the usual investment that the hospital undertakes on upgrades every year,” Rekha Dubey, chief executive officer of ABMH, said.
The hospital is designing a new paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) with child-friendly designs and play area elements embedded in the unit, giving a separate entrance to those coming for deliveries (which is a happy occasion), and opening up the gym and wellness centre even to outsiders for preventive care.
“It was not easy in the beginning when we started in 2006. It was too huge for a hospital and all our doctors were not a very known name then. People preferred to go to the doctors they knew,” Dubey said, adding, “Over time, the hospital has managed to retain all its doctors and they are very much known among people, at large.”
She said it had an in-house team of 115 full-time consultants, who do not go to any other hospital. Only 2-3% of its doctors are visiting doctors, which means most of the doctors are available for a longer period in the hospital.
The corporate hospital, she added, is not bound by government regulations as it takes no government aid and is a part of Aditya Birla Health Services. “There is a perception that the services are too costly but on a comparable basis, it is not costly for the kind of cutting edge technology that the hospital uses,” she said.-Times Of India