Sahara opens Super Specialty Tertiary Care ‘ Sahara Hospital’ in Lucknow
With advanced, hi-tech and multi-disciplinary medical services, Sahara Hospital plans to set a benchmark in medical care in Asia
Lucknow, February 12, 2009: Sahara Prime City Limited, the real estate company of Sahara India Pariwar inaugurated ‘ Sahara Hospital’, a Super Specialty, Multi-Disciplinary, Tertiary Care hospital in Lucknow, today. The hospital was inaugurated by Rev. Smt. Chhabi Roy, mother of Mr. Subrata Roy Sahara, Managing Worker and Chairman, Sahara India Pariwar. The 554 bedded hospital, spread on an area of 27 acres is planned to offer services in more than 52 specialities, super specialities and diagnostic modalities under one roof for complete diagnostic solutions. The Sahara Hospital shall be the central hub for the 30 bedded multi-speciality high-ended Secondary Care Hospitals, coming up in all the 217 Sahara City Homes Townships across India.
The hospital is planned to unfold in phases with the development work of first phase being completed with its inauguration. Under the first phase, Sahara Hospital with specialists of national and international repute and latest generation equipments provides 40 major specialities like Emergency & Trauma Care, Cardiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery/Cosmetology, Paediatrics & Neonatology, Paediatric Surgery, Nephrology, Urology, Endocrinology & Diabetology, Endocrine Surgery, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine, Clinical Immunology, ENT, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Minimal Access Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Gastro Medicine, Gastro Surgery, Clinical Haematology, Rheumatology, Anaesthesiology, Pulmonology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Pathology, Radiology, Microbiology, Critical Care Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgical Oncology, Preventive Medicine, Nutrition & Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Ayurveda and Panchkarma, etc.
The hospital has all the investigative services available round the clock. This includes Radiology, Pathology, Endoscopy, Bronchology and special diagnostic services, located at one place. This also includes latest generation Cardiac CT, functional MRI, Cardiac Cath Lab & Pathology Labs.
The hospital with advanced new age equipments provides highly dependable CRITICAL CARE services backed by full fledged trauma care centre, networking of critical care ambulances and 79 intensive care beds which includes dedicated Neuro / Stroke ICU, Intensive Cardiac Care Unit, Medical & Surgical ICU, Neonatal and Paediatric ICU & High Dependency Units as per the international norms. The facilities are augmented by 15 world-class ‘U ltra Clean’ operation theatres, (6 OTs are operational in the first phase while 9 OTs will be added in the second phase), dedicated to different specialties. The hospital’s special focus on infection control, added by Control Sterilization and Supply Department(CSSD) and patient safety including radiation safety norms makes it a high-end first-of-its kind hospital in the region.
In second phase, Sahara Hospital will be further strengthened by the addition of Vascular Surgery, Transplant Unit, Paediatric Cardiology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Advance Dentistry, Homeopathy, Unani, Geriatric Medicine, etc. In diagnostic services DSA Lab, Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber, Gamma Camera and other latest diagnostic tools will be included in the second phase.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Sushanto Roy, Head- Infrastructure & Housing, Sahara Prime City Limited said; “ Sahara Hospital is the vision of our Managing Worker & Chairman, Mr. Subrata Roy Sahara, to bridge the gap of quality Health Care, specially, Tertiary Health Care in U.P. as well as the adjoining states and countries. Sahara Hospital is planned to provide world class medical services to all strata of the society in the region.”
Dr. H. P. Kumar, Director, Sahara Hospital said, “The hospital is conceptualized to be patient friendly and aims to provide all medical facilities under one roof. To achieve this, Sahara Hospital is equipped with the best experts, high-end technologies, systems and facilities which will take total and empathetic care of its patients and visiting guests.” He further added, “ Sahara Hospital has a dedicated Guest Relations (GR) Team, consisting of professionals from hospitality industry, to guide visitors throughout the hospital. The GR team have multilingual executives so that patients and guests coming from different regions of the country and abroad can have ease in communicating in their respective languages. Furthermore, through Travel Help Desk they will facilitate patient’s travel and stay”.
Sahara Hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art IT & Automation systems, which includes facility to remotely monitor patients in Critical Care area from anywhere in the hospital, home or anywhere in the world by simply forwarding a request for the authorization of this unique service. The patient’s relative can also view and speak to his patient in the counselling room at the Hospital without compromising the hygiene and sterility of Critical Care areas through High Resolution IP Cameras.
The entire security and surveillance unit of the hospital is designed and based on IT patterns. Whereby, warnings and alerts pertaining to fire break-outs etc. can be sent to each nook and corner of the hospital by means of a single mobile phone. For ensuring the highest level of security in the mother and child ward, ‘event based recording cameras’ are installed to track any sort of activity, particularly, the movement of persons in the ward.
As a part of its social responsibility measure and in order to prevent ‘Global Warming’, the hospital is designed to be a ‘soft document paperless working place’ with an installation of machines and equipments which will do away with the requirement of papers.
Designed by world renowned architect Mr. Hafeez Contractor, Sahara Hospital is expected to place Lucknow on the world map of destinations for healthcare of global standards. T he hospital has specially designed suites for patients and their families coming from overseas for medical treatment in India, as a cost-effective and reliable option. The hospital has dedicated waiting lounges and other utilities area in respective departments. In the second phase, a Five Star Accommodation (Hotel) for patients’ relatives will be available within the hospital campus which will cater to the needs of not only the patients’ relatives but also for the patients’ who wish to stay during convalescence while being not in Hospital but still within its campus for easy consultation.
About Sahara Hospital
Sahara Hospital is a 554 bedded, Multi-Disciplinary, Super Speciality Tertiary Care Hospital at Lucknow. With the objective of setting a benchmark of excellence in advanced, hi-tech and multi-disciplinary medical services in Asia, the hospital will provide high-quality tertiary care facilities affordable to all the strata of the society in congenial atmosphere.
Sahara Hospital is a project of Sahara Indian Medical Institute Limited (SIMIL) a subsidiary of Sahara Prime City Limited.
About Sahara Prime City Limited
Sahara Prime City Limited is the real estate company of Sahara India Pariwar. The company is into developing commercial and residential properties. Sahara Prime City Limited has developed residential projects which include townships, premium group housing projects, hospitals, hotels, to name a few.
The flagship project of SPCL is ‘Sahara City Homes’, a chain of townships to be developed across 217 cities in India. The other projects of SPCL are hotel ‘ Sahara Star’, a luxurious 5 star Deluxe Hotel located near Domestic Airport in Mumbai.
Sahara Prime City Limited is proposed to develop Multi-speciality Secondary Care Hospitals in each of its 217 Sahara City Homes Townships across India. The company also has plans to develop a 1500 bedded Super Speciality Tertiary Care hospital at Aamby Valley City and a 200 bedded Multi-Speciality Tertiary Care hospital at Gorakhpur, UP.
Sahara Prime City Limited is also in the process of developing a 1,320 MW Thermal Power Plant at Balangir District of Orissa.