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Apollo Hospitals

Apollo Hospitals
Company typePublic
Slogantouching lives
HeadquartersChennai, India
Key peoplePrathap C. Reddy, Founder and Chairman
Preetha Reddy, Managing Director
RevenueINR 9.566 billion
Employees10,000 +

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Apollo Hospitals is a major hospital chain based in Chennai, India. It was founded by Dr. Prathap C. Reddy in 1983. Apollo is private healthcare provider in Asia with hospitals in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Ghana, Nigeria, Republic of Mauritius, Qatar,Oman and Kuwait .

Several of the group's hospitals have been among the first in India to receive a form of international healthcare accreditation, in their case by the American-based Joint Commission International (JCI). The Hyderabad hospital was the first in the world, outside the US, to receive JCI's Disease- or Condition-Specific Care (DCSC) Certification in addition to general accreditation when it received this for its Acute Stroke treatment in 2006. However, they have not as yet acquired international accreditation from any hospital accreditation group from outside of the USA.

The group has developed services in telemedicine, after starting a pilot project in 2000 in Dr Pratap C. Reddy's own home village. It is now the largest telemedicine provider in India with 71 centres . Apollo Hospital and DHAN to provide affordable rural healthcare, Philips press notice, July 08, 2005 accessed at [ Nov 11, 2006

Another venture of the group is Apollo Health Street, a global healthcare services company (Apollo Health Street). It offers business process outsourcing (BPO)and IT services internationally, operating out of three countries - the United States, the United Kingdom, and four centres in India (Hyderabad, New Delhi, Chennai and Coimbatore).

The success of Apollo Hospitals has made it the topic for Harvard Business School case study.

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