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Apollo Hospitals

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Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited
Apollo Hospitals
Private
Traded asBSE508869
NSEAPOLLOHOSP
ISININE437A01024
IndustryHealthcare
Founded1983; 37 years ago (1983)
FounderPrathap C. Reddy Edit this on Wikidata
HeadquartersChennai, Tamil Nadu,
India
Areas served
South Asia, Middle East
ProductsHospitals, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Centre
Revenue6,058 crore (US$850 million) (2016)[1]
331 crore (US$46 million) (2016)[1]
Number of employees
43,557 (2016)[1]
Websitewww.apollohospitals.com Edit this on Wikidata

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited is an Indian hospital chain based in Chennai, India. It was founded by Prathap C. Reddy in 1983 as the first corporate healthcare provider in India. Several of the Apollo's hospitals have been among the first in India to receive international healthcare accreditation by the America-based Joint Commission International (JCI).[2][3] as well as 13 NABH National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers hospitals.[4]

In addition to providing hospitals, Apollo has developed services in telemedicine, after starting a pilot project in 2000 at Aragonda, Prathap Reddy's home village.[5]

Apollo signed a 'memorandum of understanding' with Health Education England in April 2017 to provide a large number of doctors to fill vacancies in the English National Health Service.[6]

Apollo Hospital was founded in the city of Kochi, in association with Adlux Angamaly, the Apollo Adlux Hospital near Cochin International Airport.[7][8]

History

It was founded by Prathap C. Reddy in 1983 as the first corporate health care in India. The first branch at Chennai was inaugurated by the then President of India Zail Singh.[1]

Apollo Pharmacy

Apollo Pharmacy, a unit of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, is India's first and largest branded pharmacy network, with over 3000 plus outlets in over 18 states.[9] Apollo Pharmacy was started in 1987.[10]

Hyderabad-based pharmacy chain Hetero Med Solutions Ltd (HMSL) was acquired by Apollo Pharmacy (Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd) in 2014. HMSL had around 320 stores across Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.[11]

Apollo White Dental

Apollo White Dental is a brand owned by Alliance Dental Care which is a joint venture between Apollo Hospitals and Trivitron Healthcare, a medical technology and equipment provider in India.[12][13] The dental chain has over 75 centers in 18 cities across India and 7-star dental Spas at six major cities in India.[14]

Ask Apollo

In 2015, Apollo Hospitals introduced its digital platform, Ask Apollo. The platform provides remote healthcare services.[15] The platform connects patients with doctors remotely and provides services like consultation with doctors via video, voice calls and email. Apollo developed the platform in partnership with the Hyderabad-based emergency and healthcare management services firm, HealthNet Global and Vidyo.[16]

In July 2016, Apollo Hospitals and Airtel Africa signed a contract to launch Ask Apollo in Kenya.[17]

Apollo Diagnostics

Apollo Diagnostics has 90+ labs with 700+ collection centers across the country. It is India's first pathology lab chain to have ISO certified logistics and home collection services.

Apollo Diagnostics' National Reference Laboratory at Hyderabad is accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) as per ISO 15189 standards, College of American Pathologists (CAP - USA), ANSI National Accreditation Board, and United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The Regional Reference Laboratories at Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Pune, Vijayawada and Patna are also accredited by NABL, Govt of India.

Apollo Fertility

Apollo Fertility provides specialized procedures to diagnose infertility in men and women, and offers comprehensive treatment options. The team at Apollo Fertility includes specialists in Reproductive Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology, Andrology, Urology, Fertility Enhancing Laparoscopic Surgery, Fetal Medicine, and a supportive team of physiotherapists, counselors and dietitians.

Apollo Spectra Hospitals

Apollo Spectra Hospitals was formerly known as Nova Specialty Hospitals, which was acquired by Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited in early 2015. Apollo Spectra Hospitals is a multi-specialty hospital that offers medical care in the day and short stay surgery format. Apollo Spectra Hospitals has 15 centers located in 10 different cities of India.

Apollo Cradle & Children’s Hospital

Apollo Cradle & Children's Hospital is a specialty hospital network for women and children from the Apollo group of hospitals. The first center was launched in November 2012 at Koramangala Bengaluru. The network now comprises 11 own facilities located across 6 cities and 2 franchised centers.

Apollo Clinics

Apollo Clinics are multi-specialty clinics run by Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited (AHLL), a subsidiary of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited (AHEL). Apollo Clinics was founded in 2002. Today, the Apollo Clinics network comproses over 140 clinics, both owned and franchised in India and overseas.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Apollo Hospitals Enterprises. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Accreditation for 3 Apollo Hospital branches". The Hindu. 10 May 2006. Retrieved 11 November 2006.
  3. ^ "Joint Commission International Organizations". JCI. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Appolo Hospitals accreditation". NABH.
  5. ^ "Telemedicine puts AP village on health map". The Indian Express. 7 September 2005. accessed at "Archived copy". Inia Empored. Archived from the original on 21 October 2006. Retrieved 11 November 2006.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) 11 November 2006
  6. ^ "NHS to recruit Indian doctors to plug gaps in GP services". The Daily Telegraph. 7 April 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
  7. ^ "Apollo Hospitals Group Enters Kerala State in Association". Apollo Hospitals.
  8. ^ "Apollo Hospitals". Kochi Apollo Hospitals.
  9. ^ "Apollo Pharmacy opens 3,000th outlet". Business Standard. 31 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Apollo Pharmacy, India's largest retail pharmacy chain". Bio Voice. 2 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Apollo Hospitals acquires Hetero Pharmacy assets for Rs 146 cr". Business Standard. 17 September 2014.
  12. ^ "Trivitron, Apollo in Dental JV; To Raise Rs 75Cr in PE Funding". VC Circle. 14 October 2011.
  13. ^ "Apollo Hospitals issues letter of comfort for Alliance Dental". Economic Times. 23 February 2016.
  14. ^ "SBI, Apollo Hospitals launch Apollo SBI Card". Bio Spectrum India. 27 September 2018.
  15. ^ "Apollo Hospitals makes online medical consultancy viable with Ask Apollo". TechSpirit. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  16. ^ Bhardwaj, Mamta (15 October 2015). "Apollo goes digital, launches Ask Apollo for remote patient care". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  17. ^ Somasekhar, M (12 July 2016). "Apollo inks deals with Kenya in healthcare". The Hindu Business Line. Retrieved 16 December 2017.

Further reading

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