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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.”

iSOFT wins US $ 2.78 million deal with Healthscope

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iSOFT, an IBA Health Group company, yesterday announced an agreement with leading Australian private hospital provider Healthscope Limited valued at US $ 2.78 million over three years.

The agreement to implement its iSOFT’s software at 38 Healthscope hospitals is in addition to a US $ 9.27 million agreement in December 2007 for software licences and support services over seven years. The initial agreement included pilot implementations of iSOFT’s web-based patient administration solution at two hospitals. Following the success of these pilots, implementation will start shortly at Healthscope’s remaining hospitals, including Knox Private Hospital in Victoria, Allamanda Private Hospital in Queensland and Mount Hospital in Western Australia.

The implementation services covered under the latest agreement include:

  • project management
  • software installation
  • system configuration
  • training
  • migrating medical records and data from a range of legacy systems

`Dougall McBurnie, Healthscope’s Group Chief Information Officer said: “Given the marked improvements in feature and function from iSOFT’s web-based patient administration solution experienced at the two pilot installations, we have elected to roll-out the solution to all of our hospitals, thus standardising our data sets, configurations and business processes.” He further added, “The ease of implementation of a common group-wide solution and smooth transition to a modern solution with minimal disruption for staff is a huge bonus.

Healthscope, one of Australia’s largest private healthcare operators, owns or manages medical/surgical, rehabilitation and psychiatric hospitals. It also operates a leading pathology business with facilities in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia.

iSOFT, an IBA Health Group company, is one of the world’s largest providers of healthcare IT solutions. It designs, builds and delivers industry-leading software systems that serve the entire health sector. iSOFT’s capacity to embrace change and keep abreast of emerging new directions in healthcare allows its customers to explore the exciting potential of new technologies while securing their existing investments. Today, over 13,000 provider organizations in 35 countries across five continents use iSOFT solutions to manage patient information and drive improvements in core processes. Its solutions are a catalyst for change, increasing efficiencies and providing direct benefits to all stakeholders across the whole spectrum of care. iSOFT’s business is driven by the collective talent, experience and commitment of over 4,000 specialists around the globe. iSOFT Global Development Centres of Excellence in Chennai and Bangalore contribute strategically to this international footprint.

For further details, please contact:

Ramesh Karajgikar

iSOFT – An IBA Health Group Company

Mobile: +91 (0) 97910 35005

Email: ramesh.karagikar@isoftplc.com