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Fortis announces O&M agreement with Apollo Modi Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan

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Fortis Healthcare Ltd., one of India’s leading chains of private hospitals, announced taking over the Operational & Management control of ~ 200 bedded Apollo Modi Hospital in Kota for providing superior healthcare services in the region. The hospital has been renamed as “Fortis Modi Hospital“. This is the third hospital added to the Fortis network in the last one month. Earlier, in end January, Fortis announced the acquisitions of Fortis Clinique Darne in Mauritius and Apollo RM Hospital in Bangalore.

The announcement is in line with Fortis’s deep penetration strategy. The company already has a ~ 320 bed capacity hospital operating in Jaipur and an upcoming 150 bed hospital in Vashi, Navi Mumbai. This second venture in Rajasthan – situated in Kota in Southern Rajasthan – strengthens Fortis’s presence in western markets. It will also enable Fortis to expand its coverage to major cities in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, apart from serving people in and around Kota. The addition of Fortis Modi Hospital takes the Fortis network to a total of 26 hospitals with capacity to increase inpatient beds to ~ 3000 beds.

Fortis Modi Hospital, spread over 1.5 acres, was commissioned in November 2007. With a built up area of ~ 1.5 Lacs sq. ft., the hospital is equipped with state of art technology and offers services in

  • Cardiology,
  • Cardiovascular Surgery,
  • Endocrinology,
  • Nephrology,
  • Neurology & Neuro Surgery,
  • Orthopedics & Trauma,
  • Respiratory Medicine and
  • Urology.

Fortis, leveraging its tertiary care expertise will enhance and complete the medical programme from where it was left off by the previous management. Fortis will implement its systems and processes in the hospital, leading to higher level of quality and patient care.

Commenting on the new association Mr. Shivinder Mohan Singh, Managing Director, Fortis Healthcare Ltd. said, “We are happy at this addition to our network of hospitals. We are committed to providing quality healthcare to the people of Rajasthan. This facility shall facilitate increasing number of people in Rajasthan to experience and benefit from FORTIS’s patient centric approach and quality care. We appreciate and respect the trust in us by Ram Niwas Modi Charitable Society, for allowing us to work with them to make this a quality hospital”.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. R.N. Modi of,
RNMCS said, “There has been a long awaited need for a professional and competent healthcare delivery provider partner. Fortis Escorts Hospital has already made a significant mark in the field of healthcare in Rajasthan. We are very optimistic about the association with the Fortis Group and are confident that it will add immense value to the services offered in the hospital.”

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