The fifth edition of India Healthcare Awards jointly instituted by CNBC TV18 & ICICI Lombard has once again awarded P. D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, as the “Best Multi Specialty Hospital – Megapolis” for 2014. In its fifth edition, the India Healthcare Awards considered to be Gold Standard for the Healthcare industry, is an initiative to honor and award centers of excellence and quality driven healthcare delivery institutions.
IMRB, India’s leading market research agency, adapted a multi-phase methodology in which more than 4000 hospitals participated. The methodology included shortlisting of the hospitals from all the nominations received, interviewing more than 300 hospitals’ senior management on various parameters of healthcare delivery and collecting feedback from stakeholders like doctors, patients and care-givers. More than 600 doctors were also interviewed for feedback. An eminent jury comprising of stalwarts from the healthcare industry then scrutinized the findings and declared P. D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre as the “Best Multi Specialty Hospital – Megapolis”. Earlier in 2011, the hospital was awarded as the Best Multi Specialty Hospital India Metro and in 2013 as the “Best Multi Specialty Hospital – Megapolis”.
The award was given by Shri Shripad Yasso Naik, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India. On receiving the award, Ms. Vinoo Hinduja, Managing Trustee, P. D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC said, “We are grateful to the Jury Members and the organizers for recognizing our value driven healthcare delivery. My Father Sri SP Hinduja, Chairman Hinduja Group being a visionary has always guided us towards patient centricity. To enable this we are branching out and expanding our Research, Education and Innovation in our second campus by affiliating with global leaders. Our Founder’s objective was to establish the center of excellence to catalyze healthcare reforms for our part of the world and this has been our inspiration.”
Present at the occasion, Mr. Gautam Khanna, CEO, P. D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC added, “We would like to thank the organizers and jury members for recognizing our efforts and leadership role in delivering quality healthcare services. Wining this award for the third time in five years of span is an indication of the continued support, trust, dedication and confidence shown by our staff and patients. This award once again makes us feel extremely proud and motivates us to continue striving to achieve our founder Shri P. D. Hinduja’s vision to provide quality healthcare for all.”
P.D. Hinduja National Hospital started off as a clinic in 1951. From its humble beginnings, today it is ranked as one of the leading Multi Specialty tertiary care hospital of the country. Over six decades, this patriotic institute works to ensure that world-class healthcare delivery is provided to its countrymen by continuous progress of technology and skilled medical fraternity by partnering for growth with International Institutes to bring the best to our country. It has pioneered in making healthcare virtual and at the doorstep by launching Care @ Home and SSS- Short Stay Service in 2007 and 2008 respectively. The hospital has always been an early adopter of technology in delivery of care. The hospital believes that healthcare delivery needs innovative products, which should be driven by outcomes and innovative technology driven accessibility at affordable rates. Quality care being the focus it has been amongst the early few hospitals that have gone ahead for accreditations and certifications like NABH, CAP, and ISO.
The hospital follows one of its guiding principles “Work to Give” by having a rural program, which was launched on the 75th birthday of the Group’s Chairman, Mr. S.P. Hinduja, under LGH- Live to Give Hope Fund. Live to Give Hope is driven by the values given by the Institutions own Florence Nightingale, Smt. Lalita Girdhar Hinduja.
(From left to right) Mr. Bhargav Dasgupta, MD & CEO -ICICI Lombard General Insurance Co. Ltd.; Mr. Gautam Khanna, CEO – P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Center; Shri Shripad Yasso Naik, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India; Mr. Joy Chakraborty, COO – P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Center; Ms. Savy Kaur, Director Support Services – P. D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Center; Ms. Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor – CNBC TV18; Mr. A B Ravi, Editor – Special Projects CNBC TV 18 honor P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC.