CM Palaniswami inaugurates second Fortis second multispeciality hospital in Chennai

"We are committed to working with the government to ensure that the best healthcare reaches the people of the state in the most affordable manner," Fortis Healthcare Chairman Ravi Rajagopal said.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated Healthcare sector giant Fortis Healthcare second multispeciality hospital in Chennai on Monday.

The 250-bedded hospital is equipped with an emergency department, surgical services, diagnostic imaging, ambulatory clinics and intensive care beds. Other specialised services include cardiology, nephrology, orthopaedics, gastroenterology, neurology, emergency and internal medicine, Fortis Healthcare said in a filing to the BSE.

"We are committed to working with the government to ensure that the best healthcare reaches the people of the state in the most affordable manner," Fortis Healthcare Chairman Ravi Rajagopal said.

In a similar vein, Fortis Healthcare MD and CEO Ashutosh Raghuvanshi said, "Our endeavour is to provide quality healthcare to the citizens of Chennai. We have invested in improving our clinical capacity and healthcare technology to deliver improved outcomes."

The new hospital features 75 ICU beds, six operation theatres, 3 minor operation theatres and procedure rooms, along with emergency and casualty beds, a state-of-the-art cath lab and a host of other facilities, filing said.

"Fortis Vadapalani is a proud addition to IHH Healthcare`s stable of 77 hospitals spread across 10 countries and is a significant milestone in our relentless pursuit to touch lives and transform care," IHH Healthcare Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Kelvin Loh said.


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