Apollo & Fortis Hospitals get ICONIC tag

New Delhi, December 19: Apollo was the first multispecialty private sector hospital to be established in India, so it is already ‘iconic’ by its birth right. But it has become official now. International Data Corporation (IDC) has awarded

Apollo with this tag. Fortis is the second hospital to become iconic through this award. Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. Has got I.C.O.N.I.C IDC Insights Award 2014 for industry best practices by displaying innovation & creativity, raising the bar for adoption of technology in Health & Life Sciences Vertical. Apollo was felicitated at a glittering ceremony at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre. Ms. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, received the award.

On this occasion Ms Reddy said, ‘We are known for consistent efforts to continually enhance innovative skills, sustain the clinical excellence and keep evolving as per the latest technology trends. It has put Apollo Hospitals on a raised pedestal. Being in an industry where every passing minute could change a life, IT is lending a hand by improving response times; reducing human error and saving costs.’

With Ms Reddy’s comprehensive IT enabled healthcare vision; Apollo has taken digital strides no other hospital can match. Underlining some unique initiatives that make Apollo stand apart, she said, ‘At Apollo we have a single HIS that connects all our hospitals and clinics. Our EMR is connected to a PHR – Apollo Prism which has close to 2.5 million patients subscribed. We have an effective mHealth platform and eHealth solutions are greatly effective. Apollo has been the pioneer in launching the telemedicine service in rural regions which has proved to be immensely successful in bridging geographical distances and taking quality healthcare to the underprivileged. We are constantly evolving and innovating and strive to come up with exciting technology solutions to deliver effective & efficient healthcare.’

International Data Collection Corporation(IDC)out the I.C.O.N.I.C Insights Award in India on completing 50 glorious years of providing strategic insights to help clients achieve their key business objectives. Hosted for the first time in India, the prestigious Insights awards honor the business and IT leaders who envisaged, conceptualized, and successfully executed an IT/Technology Implementation that brought about tangible results for their organization. Fortis is another hospital to get this award. Komal Puri of IDC India informed meditoall that Fortis was also delivered iconic grade award in the ceremony.

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