Apollo makes its first major investment in Punjab; establishes Apollo Cradle & Apollo Clinic in Amritsar

April 30th, 2017, Amritsar: Apollo Hospitals marked its’ first investment into the state of Punjab today, with the launch of Apollo Cradle and Apollo Clinic in Amritsar. Apollo Cradle, a hospital for women and children, is one of India’s leading players’ to offer a premium maternity experience. Cradle, with 12 centres across India, was born out of the belief that maternity is not an illness but a time for celebration. Apollo Clinic is a multi-specialty clinic where there are specialists Drs, diagnostics, treatment facilities, including dental and physiotherapy, all under one roof. With the launch of the 79th clinic in India, and the 1st in Amritsar, residents of Amritsar will now have access to the expertise of Apollo and its’ Apollo Health Checks in their neighbourhood.

Apollo Cradle and Apollo Clinic, located on Court Road in Amritsar, provide world-class infrastructure, the best in Apollo’s clinical processes and protocols and its’ trademark ‘tender loving care’ to the residents of the city. Apollo Cradle has international standard operating theatres, a level III neonatal ICU that can handle the most complex pre-term babies, a pediatric ICU and ward and luxurious patient rooms. The hospital also boasts of high-end diagnostic equipment including a 4D ultrasound machine that can detect fetal anomalies. The Apollo Clinic has multiple departments, with patients getting a choice of the best Drs and diagnostics under one roof.

Speaking on Apollo’s entry into Punjab, and specifically Amritsar, Ms Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited said, “Apollo has always had a strong commitment to the people in India, and we have been creating a network of healthcare concepts that ensure comprehensive care across the continuum of care. With the launch of Apollo Cradle and Apollo Clinic in Amritsar, we will be able to serve the residents of Amritsar and neighbouring districts. The world class Level III neonatal ICU will make a huge difference in bridging the gap in treatment options currently for pre-term babies born in this region. Also, our maternity services combine the best of clinical excellence that Apollo has to offer with an unparalled luxury experience that every expecting mother deserves. A Cradle combines the clinical excellence of Apollo Hospital, the warmth of a home and the luxury of a hotel. In Amritsar, this is literally the case, with the Cradle being established in a building which was part of a 5 star hotel earlier.”

Commenting on this launch, Mr Neeraj Garg, CEO, Apollo Health and Lifestyle said, “There is a virtual epidemic of non-communicable diseases in India. The economic cost of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, respirator disorder and cancer, is going to be huge. Individuals have to take the responsibility for managing their health better. Apollo Clinics are playing a significant role in helping alleviate the burden of NCDs in India. Early detection is critical to the management of NCDs, and with the Apollo Health Checks program, residents of Amritsar must pledge to get their health checked each year so that they win the battle against NCDs. The Apollo Clinic will also make daily healthcare simpler and more convenient, with all Drs, diagnostics and treatment facilities all under one roof.”

Apollo Cradle provides services for women that include maternity and pre-natal programs, gynecology procedures, fertility treatment, fetal medicine and for children that include pediatric medical care, neonatal ICU. The Apollo Clinic has specialist doctors in general medicine, cardiology, diabetes, orthopedics, ENT, dermatology, along with a dental treatment room, physiotherapy, stress-test, echo and ultrasound tests, X-ray, ECG and lung function testing.

About Apollo Cradle

Apollo Cradle is a women and child hospital focusing on gynecology, fertility, maternity and antenatal care. Apollo Cradle is driven by the aim to provide the highest standards of care for every patient, every mother, every baby and every child. The Apollo Group’s legacy amassed over 30 years of clinical excellence runs through everything at Apollo Cradle. The strong belief in ‘the better the care, the safer the patients’ has stood the hospital in good stead over the years.
With Apollo’s legacy of clinical excellence, Apollo Cradle attracts the best consultants and highly skilled nurses. The state-of-the-art medical infrastructure and facilities follow international specifications. For those occasions when a newborn baby needs specialist care, there is a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that can manage the most complex pre-term babies. Apollo Cradle combines clinical excellence with personalized care that ensures that every mother and baby feels pampered. Candle light dinners, balloon decorations and cake cutting are just part of the many personal touches a couple will experience at Cradle.

 

About Apollo Clinic

Apollo Clinics are multi – specialty clinics run by Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited (AHLL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited (AHEL). AHLL is one of the largest players in the retail healthcare segment in India. Apollo Clinics is a complete primary health care solution under one roof and brings expertise closer to you. Apollo Clinics is a health care destination which provides services from consultations, diagnostics and health checks to diabetes care, dentistry, minor procedures and vaccination.

Apollo Clinics was founded in 2002 with the aim “to bring healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual.” To achieve this, Apollo Clinics run a large network of Apollo Clinics with 79 clinics, both owned and franchised in India and 2 clinics in the Middle East. As a part of the Apollo group’s objective to expand its operations, a number of similar clinics are being set up overseas as well.

Not only is it complete healthcare under one roof, The Apollo Clinics also plays a role in empowering customers with adequate knowledge regarding their health. The Apollo Clinics organizes camps and talks in order to achieve this.

There is a large network of Apollo Clinics across the country with 79 clinics operational in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Delhi & NCR, Vizag, Mumbai, Kolkata and many more cities.

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