CARE Hospitals is a group of multi-specialty hospitals comprising 14 state-of-the-art establishments spanning six cities in India. It is renowned as the regional leader in tertiary care in South and Central India and among the top five pan-Indian hospital chains.
About CARE Hospitals
CARE hospital was founded in the year 1997 by Dr. B Soma Raju and his team comprising leading cardiologists of the country. The credit for developing Asia’s first indigenous coronary stent – the ‘Kalam-Raju stent,’ which was named after Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, goes to the revered founding members of this hospital chain. A primary mission of this organization is to render healthcare accessible and affordable to all and to enforce international standards and guidelines of treatment.
CARE hospitals have pioneered in the following fields:
- Prospective randomized trial of balloon valvotomy versus mitral valve replacement, globally
- Coronary Angioplasty, India
- Balloon Valvuloplasty, India
- Cardiac MRI, India
- Atrial Fibrillation Clinic, India
- Beating Heart Surgery, Andhra Pradesh
- Heart Transplant Performed in a tier-2 town, Visakhapatnam.
CARE hospitals are acclaimed for congregating a syndicate of globally qualified and experienced doctors and professional support staff who harbor the zeal to help patients 24×7. The organization is recognized for its most advanced, complete cardiac care center, with round-the-clock availability of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, critical care, and emergency medicine specialists.
Additionally, CARE hospitals group facilitates education, training and research for healthcare professionals and technical staff supporting the medical fraternity. This institution has been constantly engaged in conducting rigorous clinical research programs and clinical trials, certified by the Drugs Controller General of India, aimed towards developing newer drugs and medical devices and upgrading existing therapies, in an array of medical specialties.
Furthermore, CARE hospitals have founded CARE Foundation which has established a network of telemedicine hubs in rural Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, delivering doorstep healthcare facility to a multitude of patients who are unable to travel to receive treatment, for instance the geriatric patients.
This organization is acclaimed for implementing latest technological advancements into practice, both in terms of infrastructure and treatment modalities. Thus, CARE hospitals have been exceptionally successful in delivering an international standard of healthcare to its patients, consistently.
Cardiac Research & Education Foundation (CARE) was founded in August 1996 with the primary goal of providing quality healthcare, which is cost-effective and affordable to the Indian population. The key to success of this organization lies in its ardent staff, ethical practice and unbiased patient care.
This organization has also been functional in medical education and training, healthcare research, and community medicine domains. CARE Foundation is a non-profit venture recognized by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, as a research and development institution and is registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).
CARE Institute of Health Sciences
The CARE Institute of Health Sciences (CIHS) is an independent organization which was incorporated in February 2016, under the Companies Act. The objective behind this establishment was to operate across medical, nursing, and physiotherapy educational institutes, as well as skill development centers, throughout the country.
CIHS seeks to cater comprehensive education and training in healthcare, at par with the global standards, in order to equip healthcare professionals and personnel with the required skills and extensive knowledge, which could assist them in approaching global opportunities. This institution also facilitates training of working professionals, offering flexible schedules, so that they can upgrade their educational qualifications and skill, even while they are practicing.
CARE Hospital’s Partners
The CARE Hospitals Group partners with the following subsidiaries for the administration of its three partner hospitals, which are:
- Ramkrishna CARE Medical Sciences Pvt Ltd – managing one facility in Raipur
- Ganga CARE Hospital Ltd, Nagpur
- Galaxy CARE Laparoscopy Institute Pvt Ltd, Pune
CARE hospitals have been accredited with National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) for eight of its entities, which are CARE hospital Banjara Hills, Nampally, and Musheerabad, in Hyderabad, as well as Ramnagar-Visakhapatnam, Raipur, Bhubaneswar, and Nagpur branches.
CARE hospitals has acquired the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for three of its branches, vis, Banjara Hills, Nampally, Musheerabad units in Hyderabad.
The motto of this organization is to follow its ideals and principles of its founders and always proceed with the ambition towards a healthier society. The members of CARE hospitals group swear by collaboration and team-work. Through the preservation of its values and passion to confer the best patient care, this group of hospitals has been successfully providing the best medical treatment with unfaltering ethical practice.