Harvested organs transported in six hours to Chennai

Four heart valves and liver, harvested from a brain dead person, were sent for transplant to two hospitals in Chennai within six hours by ambulance on Sunday, covering a distance of around 500 km.

Conjoined twins from Tanzania separated in 11-hr surgery

Chennai: City-based Apollo Hospitals today announced the successful separation of a pair of conjoined twins from Tanzania in a surgery that took a marathon 11 hours and required the expertise of around 50 professionals.

India needs affordable healthcare: Prasad

India needs to have a good network of hospitals which are affordable to common man, Minister for Communication and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday.

Robotic assisted surgery ushering in new era in heart surgery

Robot-Assisted surgery is ushering in a new era in heart surgery by offering patients better outcome and a greater quality of life, a senior surgeon in the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals today said.

Apollo Hospitals to expand footprint with hub and spoke model

Apollo Hospitals Ltd is actively looking at expansion with the hub and spoke model and harnessing the telemedicine technology.

Apollo Hospitals launches new initiative in critical care

Apollo Hospitals Wednesday launched 'eACCESS', a new initiative in the delivery of critical care services.

Apollo Hospitals launches Strand`s clinical genomic tests

Apollo Hospitals has announced the launch of clinical genomic tests from the Strand Center for Genomics and Personalised Medicine across its hospital network which will help doctors diagnose disease precisely and identify optimal treatment.

Rare surgery underway to separate conjoined Tanzanian twins

A "rarest of rare" surgery to separate nine-month-old conjoined Tanzanian male twins, Ericana & Eluidi commenced at Apollo Hospitals today.

Instilling confidence in young diabetics

A group of 50 diabetic children along with their families and doctors together shared their experiences and helped boost each others’ morale at the historic Red Fort here Saturday.

Private healthcare providers form industry body

Indian private healthcare providers and medical devices manufacturers have come together to form an industry body, NATHEALTH to collectively face multiple issues facing the sector.

Apollo Hospitals enters African market

Healthcare service provider Apollo Hospitals today announced foray into the African market and has plans to set up 30 tele-medicine units in that country.

Apollo Hospitals launch robot for stroke treatment

The RP-7 remote presence Robot enables to remotely monitor and guide the treatment of stroke.

Apollo Hospitals to invest up to Rs 1,800 cr in 2 yrs

Health service provider Apollo Hospitals Group today said it will invest up to Rs 1,800 over the next two years as part of its plan to add 2,000 beds and expand existing facilities.