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Aster DM Healthcare to invest Rs 21.5 billion in Kerala

KOCHI: Dubai-based healthcare conglomerate Aster DM Healthcare Group has announced on Tuesday Dhs1.45 billion (Rs21.5 billion) investment on a massive project in the South Indian State of Kerala. Non-resident Indian entrepreneur Dr Azad Moopen, who heads the conglomerate unveiled the plans for Kerala including the ongoing projects, on the eve of Emerging Kerala Global Connect event in Kochi which will be opened on Wednesday. The 21-member Kerala cabinet headed by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy are in port city to attend Emerging Kerala Global Connect, the biggest brand building exercise that the southern state has embarked on to attract investors.

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Centres of Excellence
  General Hospital
General Diagnostic Services
The Aster General Hospital at Medcity will have all the Out Patient and In Patient services not specifically covered through the 9 Centres of Excellence. In Phase I, the Aster General Hospital shall consist of General Medicine, Pulmonology, Endocrinology, Dermatology, General Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology and Dental along with Diabetology and Health Check-ups.

The Aster General Hospital will be equipped with sophisticated Operation Theatres having a high technology quotient like Advanced Image guided Intra-operative MR, capabilities of robotic and endoscopic surgeries in all disciplines.

Highest rated Department of Emergency Medicine would be complete with radio controlled rescue systems and teams, and the Unique Water Ambulance System to cater to the unique terrains of Kerala.

State of the Art Laboratory shall constitute of well equipped Biochemistry lab with Blood Gas analysers, Protein Array analyser, Toxi Lab Systems, , Histopathology and Cytopathology with Tissue processor, Radioimmunoassay service with Chemilumisence Immunoassay , Automated Immunoassay, Hematology with Digital cell Counter , Automatic Photo Micrographics , Fully automatic Cell Coagulators and Complete Blood Bank, It would also have cutting edge technology in Clinical Microbiology, Transplant Immunology & Serology with Real Time PCR, Flow Cytometry, and Mycobacterial detection systems. Advancements in Genetics and gene based testing would also form the part of the sophisticated lab systems, Supported with Advanced PACS system, the Radiology Centre would be equipped with contemporary MRI, CT’s, USG, PET, Spect with special emphasis on interventional applications, and facility for remote management through teleradiology.

With utmost attention towards prevention and management of diseases, a comprehensive Executive Health check-up are is planned, and so is a daycare centre for minimizing the stay of the patients in the Hospital.

Phase I of Aster MedCity will have following components

Aster Centres of Excellence (COE’S)

  1. Aster General Hospital
  2. Aster Clinical Support Centres
    1. Emergency Centre
    2. Critical Care Unit
    3. Operation Suite
    4. Diagnostic Centre
    5. Day Care Centre
    6. Health Check Up Centre
    7. Rehabilitation Centre
  3. Aster Centres of Excellence
    1. Aster Institute for Children 
    2. Aster Institute for Women 
    3. Aster Institute for Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 
    4. Aster Institute for Oncology 
    5. Aster Institute for Orthopaedics and Spine Surgery 
    6. Aster Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery 
    7. Aster Institute for Gastroenterology and Hepatology 
    8. Aster Institute for Nephrology and Urology 
    9. Aster Institute for Plastic and Aesthetics