Apollo Hospitals launched its "Healthy Heart" programme on the occasion of the World Heart Day on September 29. Dr Prathap Chandra Reddy, cardiologist and founder of Apollo Hospitals, spoke to India Today's Executive Editor Damayanti Datta on the values that led him to build India's biggest hospital brand.
The Hyderabad Management Association and Centre for Organisational Development conferred the annual awards of excellence on noted personalities, including scientist C.N.R. Rao and Apollo Hospitals chairman Pratap C. Reddy.
Over the years, Apollo has taken healthcare to the distant undeserved corners of the country through innovation, technology and commitment.
Apollo Hospitals and RMS REGROW will bring to India first of its kind innovative cell therapy for orthopaedic patients.
The idea to set up a hospital chain simmered within Dr Reddy on returning to India after a successful career in the US. He sensed the potential of good private healthcare.
At 84, Dr Prathap C Reddy still holds the casting vote at the Rs 6,000-crore, Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. And with the setting up of a family constitution on February 1, he is ensuring it passes on over generations to come.
Family-owned and -run businesses in India are long-standing and ubiquitous. What is changing is the increasing emphasis on structure, systems and, of course, always growth
India's earnings from medical tourism could exceed US $8 billion by 2020: Dr Prathap Reddy
CHENNAI: To combat rising stress levels at the workplace, city-based Apollo Hospitals launched a wellness app for corporate professionals.
"Dheergadharisi" the Tamil version of the biography of Dr. Prathap Chandra Reddy, Chairman of Apollo Hospitals, was launched by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder of Isha Foundation at a special event today
Generally, doctors are over worked worldwide. However, in developed countries the work load on doctors has been reducing with time. The World Health Organisation (WHO) standard has been revised down progressively, and is currently at a ratio of one doctor to 600 patients.
Apollo Hospitals, the health care chain founded by Reddy, on Tuesday launched a telemedicine initiative called Sehat (Social Endeavour for Health and Telemedicine) at 60,000 government-run common service centres. Reddy, chairman of Apollo Hospitals, speaks to Ajay Modi on the new initiative and associated challenges.
Two years ago, we started a new initiative for this region called Total Health. The intention was to provide holistic services that would take care of an individual’s physical, mental and social well-being. Telemedicine services were introduced which, for the first time, connected all the villages in the district to our hospitals in Hyderabad.
Apollo Hospitals, Chennai harvested 23 different organs from these five donors and conducted 10 transplants in a day at the flagship Hospital on Greams Road on May 6, 2015.
Dr Prathap C. Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, talks about his mission to provide healthcare for every individual in an exclusive interview with Khaleej Times
On January 22, 2015, Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman and Founder, Apollo Hospitals discussed with Shri .Narendra Modi , Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, on how Apollo Hospitals could contribute towards the betterment of the healthcare of the nation.
The apex healthcare sector body NATHEALTH organized its second annual event on 20 January 2015 at Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi. The event included a round table session on Indian Healthcare1/01/2015
Life is priceless and good health is our most precious gift! A healthy body and a healthymind help us live a wholesome life, and enjoy all its moments - both big and small. It isthe constant backdrop that our wellbeing demands.
Each one of us has the power to renew lives by pledging to donate organs, and it is this very noble thought which was the starting-point for the 'Dusk to Dawn Chennai Marathon 2014'..
Dr Prathap C Reddy seems on course to navigating succession issues by trusting the mutual respect shared by his four daughters. Even as a model of rotating chairmanship is being proposed, the Reddy sisters are only focussed on the secure future of Apollo Hospitals.5/11/2014
This prestigious honour has been approved and made available by the Department of Posts, Philately Section in recognition of the contribution of the program to the progress in the field of transplantation in the country.
The recent cyclone Hudhud has disrupted the livelihood of many across various states, Visakhapatnam being affected the most. Apollo hospitals has organized several medical camps in aid of the flood victims in and around the areas surrounding Visakhapatnam touching about 3000 lives.
The recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir have made life difficult for many. The medical team in Srinagar has touched about 5705 lives through the relief camp, the camp being held at Florence Hospital, Chanapora, Srinagar.
The first day of the Conference, hosted by The Healthcare Alliance saw a splendid turnout of thought leaders, policy makers, senior Government officials, business and health leaders from India and across the globe.
Ms. Preetha Reddy, Dr Reddy's daughter and Managing Director of Apollo Hospitals, said the book was two years in the making, with the author spending a lot of time with her father, family members, associates and others who knew him. The biography contains several sepia-tinted photos of Chairman, his parents and family from the early days.
Speaking after unveiling the book, Mr. Chidambaram said, "Apollo has emerged as one of the most successful models of healthcare in the world. I have spent a considerable time studying this model. Before this, there were three different models of healthcare in India - government, purely private and, charity or trust.
Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group was honored by CNBC TV18 at the India Business Leaders Awards (IBLA) 2013 by Mr. Anil Uniyal, CEO of CNBC-TV18 and CNBC AWAAZ.
Noted Industrialists and Corporate Leaders, Mr. Sanjiv Goenka, Mr. Harsh Vardhan Neotia, Mr. Y C Deveshwar and Mr. Sumit Mazumder jointly released the Biography of Dr Prathap Chandra Reddy, the architect of corporate healthcare in India in Kolkata.
The 600-page biography, "Healer: Dr Prathap Chandra Reddy and the Transformation of India," is authored by Pranay Gupte, veteran international journalist, biographer and historian and published by Penguin, the world's largest publisher.
At the age of fifty, when most people start planning for retirement, Dr Prathap Chandra Reddy decided that he was going to revolutionize healthcare in India. In 1983, the renowned cardiologist launched the country's first professionally run private sector hospital system. Thirty years later, Apollo Hospitals has become one of the world's largest providers of high-technology healthcare. In the areas of heart, liver and bone marrow transplants, as also in knee and hip replacement surgery and robotic surgery, Apollo is an industry pioneer and a world leader. More than 32 million men and women have been treated at Apollo's fifty hospitals, which are staffed by over 70,000 professionals.
The 600-page biography, "Healer: Dr. Prathap Chandra Reddy and the Transformation of India," is authored by Pranay Gupte, veteran international journalist, biographer and historian and published by Penguin, the world's largest publisher. The book was two years in the making, and its publication comes on the occasion of Dr Reddy's 80th birthday, and the 30th anniversary of the founding of Apollo Hospitals.
The chosen venue for the ABLF Awards was one that epitomizes the spirit and ambition of Dubai, and in turn, Asia, through its soaring 828 meters of unparalleled, contemporary architecture - the Burj Khalifa.30/11/2013
His Holiness the Dalai Lama said, "Compassion is an understanding of the emotional state of another. It is a desire to alleviate or reduce the suffering of another or to show special kindness to those who suffer. I am glad to be a part of this gathering, celebrating the joy of overcoming ailments and encouraging one and all to be part of promoting healthy living."09/10/2013
The collaboration will leverage a Medtronic-developed technology platform, supported by clinical insight from Apollo. Both organizations envision an affordable and accessible health care delivery system that addresses the critical need for dialysis solutions in India. Both companies do not expect the collaboration to materially impact their earnings in the respective company's fiscal year.18/09/2013
Apollo is Asia's foremost integrated healthcare provider and has been honoured with the trust of over 37 million patients who came from 120 countries. Every year, over 50,000 patients from across the world travel to Apollo Hospitals for an international standard of medical treatment at an affordable cost.28/08/2013
"It is widely perceived that women have a lower risk of suffering from heart attack when compared to men. But that is a myth. Women have natural protection till a certain age but after menopause the risk of heart attack in women is higher than that of men. Heart disease is a bigger threat for women than cancer," Reddy said on the sidelines of the silver jubilee celebrations of Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad.27/08/2013
On its 25th anniversary in Hyderabad (the group, headquartered in Chennai, has completed 30 years) the Group Founder and Chairman, Dr Prathap C Reddy said the University of Rochester Medical Centre (URMC) will work with Apollo Hospitals in areas of Clinical Care, Education and Research across multiple specialties which include Gastroenterology, Emergency Medicine and Neurosciences.01/04/2013
This new open standing MRI Machine is a revolutionary platform for musculoskeletal applications including the spine, which provides surgeons a unique additional diagnostic element. When lying down, the patient hardly puts weight on the lower limb because of which a conventional MRI scan cannot detect some vital problems and deviations.05/02/2013
In 1983, at a time when the government's commitment to investing in public health care appeared to be flagging,Dr Pratap Chandra Reddy did something unthinkable: He launched the country's first corporate-sector medical system.05/02/2013
It's relatively easy to identify how Dr Prathap Chandra Reddy transformed the healthcare landscape of India: He did by launching the country's first corporate-sector medical system, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises.21/01/2013
The hospital group plans to bring in proton radiation therapy, which promises to be "more powerful and precise" in targeting tumours, compared to the existing arc therapy and X-ray beams. The proton (a sub-atomic particle) beam spares healthy tissues by attacking only a controlled range, said the company.04/01/2013
The Indian healthcare industry is growing at a fast pace, driven by factors such as improving healthcare infrastructure, emergence of new delivery models and rise in healthcare expenditures.25/12/2012
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder of Isha Foundation, formally inaugrated the first 'Apollo Isha Vidya Rural School' at Aragonda.14/12/2012
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, installed a first-of-its-kind cutting edge technology bioMerieux's MALDI-TOF-VITEK ® MS system in India - a rapidly automated microbial identification system that identifies disease-causing microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi so that correct diagnosis and early treatment is achieved.13/12/2012
Apollo Hospitals conferred with "Superbrand" status for the 4th consecutive year !10/12/2012
Apollo Children's Hospital has dedicated a state of the art trauma care centre to save little lives providing 360 degree medical expertise in diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and follow-up care on World Trauma Day.05/12/2012
Enterprise Asia's "Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards" program (AREA), South Asia 2012 has conferred The Billion Hearts Beating Program with the prestigious "Health Promotion" Award 2012 !05/12/2012
Enterprise Asia's "Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards" program (AREA), South Asia 2012 has honoured Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group with the prestigious "Responsible Business Leader" Award !04/12/2012
The Apollo Group of Hospitals has launched telemedicine facility in Yangon on 4th December 2012. This facility is for the people of Myanmar to consult world renowned Indian doctors and get access to quality treatment and latest medical technology without taking the effort of coming all the way to India.03/12/2012
Apollo Cancer Institutes, an integral part of the Apollo Hospitals Group has joined hands with YOUWECAN, founded by Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, on December 3, 2012, at Kolkata, with an objective to organize mass Cancer Screening Programs across various locations in India.26/11/2012
An exclusive center for Bariatric Surgery has been launched at Apollo Hospitals Chennai on 26 November 2012, aimed at holistic healthcare for patients dealing with obesity & metabolic syndromes.09/11/2012
In a first of its kind initiative the e-Educational Services Wing of Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation made available the 2 day Educational Course conducted by the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies to Neurosurgeons in Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Madurai who gathered at the auditoriums of the Apollo Hospitals in these cities.18/05/2012
Awards(AIMA) - In its effort to acknowledge the exceptional contributors in various fields for showcasing outstanding performances, All India Management Association(AIMA) announced the 'Managing India Awards 2012'.16/09/2011
Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, conferred with the "Lifetime Achievement Award" by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry !21/10/2010
Frost & Sullivan 2010 - Lifetime Achievement Award in Healthcare Sector and Apollo Pharmacy presented with the Healthcare Retail Company of the Year Award !06/02/2010
Union Minister of State for Minorities and Corporate Affairs Salman Khurshid (centre) presents the "Rotary Life Time Achievement Award" to Apollo Hospitals Chairman P C Reddy (right) at Dimensions 10 organised by Rotary International 3230 in Chennai.