Thiruvananthapuram, Jan. 23: A new tower of sprawling nearly 4.6 lakh sq. ft. area in 10 floors is being presented to the healthcare ecosystem of Kerala. This new venture, set up at a cost of Rs 300 crore, will consist of Ultramodern Operation Theatres, 75 bed ICU with all separate cubicles with central monitoring, Robotic Surgery Unit, Hyperbaric Oxygen, spacious birthing suites, labor and delivery rooms, 170 fully air-conditioned rooms, modern Wellness centers, Pharmacy, Cafeteria etc.
The new building will be the center for all transplant programmes (consisting of Kidney, Liver, Heart and Lungs), a center of excellence for normal and high risk delivery, Fetal medicine and Perinatology, advanced Cardiac and Neurosurgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, most modern 30 bedded Neonatology department, Neonatal ICU and related services, highly specialized Dermatology Cosmetology and Plastic Surgery Centre with separate entrance and offering good privacy, second Radiology unit consisting of MRI, SPECT Scan and advanced Ultra Sound machines, Wellness center with fast-track consultation, Executive Physicals, Immunization service for all age groups and provision of premium waiting lounges maintaining social distancing and other new hygiene systems, executive dining, pharmacy and health stores and retail outlets. This center will provide 800 direct jobs and indirect jobs.
“This pandemic has taught us many lessons and we should give a new approach to healthcare delivery combining prevention, wellness, diagnostics, curative and hospitality. This tower will stand as a monument for a new healthcare delivery system upholding the values KIMSHEALTH stands for in India & GCC. The new facility is environment-friendly and it has been built in accordance with the LEED Platinum standards,” Dr M.I. Sahadulla, Group Chairman & Managing Director said. Dr Sahadulla also added that Public-Private-Participation and Private-Private-Participation are the means of effective utilization of resources and this is a time to leverage such ideas which will redefine our future.
Dr G. Vijayaraghavan, Vice Chairman - KIMSHEALTH stated that KIMSHEALTH was a trendsetter of modern medical care for two decades and the new east block of KIMSHEALTH will add latest developments in medical care in 2021 for people of Kerala. I am sure the public will appreciate this gesture with open arms as they did 2 decades ago. We know that public has appreciated our contributions to medical care at affordable rates.
Dr Sheriff Sahadulla, Group Chief Executive Officer, KIMSHEALTH opined, “With a team of dedicated professionals who bring experience and expertise, cutting edge facilities and world class treatment protocols, we strive to deliver quality care balancing the high expectations of patients and advanced medical technology and digitalization”.
Mr. E M Najeeb, Executive Director, KIMSHEALTH said that as KIMSHEALTH completes two decades, the Group is now present in six countries, with over 900 doctors and 6000 healthcare professionals. Its flagship hospital in Thiruvananthapuram has grown steadily from 250 beds, and with the completion of KIMSHEALTH East, the hospital will have 900 beds, taking KIMSHEALTH’s bed strength to about 2,000 across India and the GCC. The group cares for over 2.5 million local and international patients annually through its multidisciplinary teams in India, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.
Mr Jerry Philip, Group COO, was also present at the press conference.
*This story is published by VOH Team*
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