Joins hands with ICICI Lombard General Insurance to honour the best in healthcare industry at the second edition of awards
December 27, 2011:
ICICI Lombard General Insurance, Indiaâs largest private sector general insurer and CNBC-TV18, Indiaâs biggest business medium honoured the best in the healthcare industry at the âIndia Healthcare Awards 2011â. The awards ceremony was held at the Taj Palace, New Delhi and was presided over by Sudip Bandyopadhyay, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare.
ICICI Lombard General Insurance and CNBC TV18 India joined hands with IMRB, Indiaâs leading research agency, to drive the robust tri-phase methodology. The categories covered were General Service, Tertiary Care Hospitals (multi and single specialty hospitals), Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana Award to hospitals for outstanding service to the community and WHO Awards for excellence in Primary Healthcare. The process was an extensive one and spanned broadly across three phases:- Nominations; Shortlisting â which included the scope of service, infrastructure, patient safety record and innovation & research; Final rankingÂ of the shortlisted hospitals which was done by doctors, specialists and consumers / patients in 17 cities across the major Indian states.
The jury members of India Healthcare Awards were Vaidheesh A, Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Medical India; Dr. Ramakanta Panda, Vice Chairman, Asian Heart Institute; Kewal Handa, Managing Director, Pfizer Limited, India; D. G. Shah, Secretary General, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance and Co-Chairman, National Pharmaceuticals Committee, FICCI; Â Mandar Vaidya, Partner, Mckinsey & Company and Dr. S. K. Sarin, Director Indian Medical Council.
Commenting on the occasion Bhargav Dasgupta, MD & CEO, ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd. said, âAs a leading private health insurance company, we have a responsibility towards developing a healthcare ecosystem which rewards quality and keeps patient care at its core. Through these awards, we were able to identify truly exceptional work in the Indian healthcare industry.Â By bringing in the consumer experience into the ranking methodology, we have brought a significant innovation into the process. I am confident that the âIndia Healthcare Awardsâ will provide an added stimulus to the top healthcare providers for delivering a best-in-class patient experience.â
Speaking about the awards, Senthil Chengalvarayan, President & Editorial Director,TV18 Business Media said, âRising income levels, changing demographics, work stress levels and the shift from chronic to lifestyle diseases in the country have led to increased spending in the healthcare sector thus giving rise to the growth of the Healthcare Industry in India. Thus, with an aim to recognise the best healthcare services and facilities available in the Country, âIndia Healthcare Awardsâ was born as the brainchild of CNBC-TV18 and ICICI Lombard General Insurance. In its second year itself, âIndia Healthcare Awardsâ is well on its way to establishing what it set out to do in the first edition. With participation from around 4000 hospitals, âIndia Healthcare Awardsâ has undoubtedly become the most comprehensive and authoritative awards of the Industry.â
The winners of The India Healthcare Awards 2011 are given below:
|Best Multi Specialty Hospital of the Year||Metro||P.D.Hinduja Hospital,Â Mumbai|
|Non Metro||Christian Medical College, Vellore|
|Best Hospital in General Services||Metro-South||Sridevi Hospital, Chennai|
|Non Metro - West||Shrey Hospital And Research Centre, Ahmedabad|
|Non Metro- North||Saket Medicare & Research CentreÂ Pvt. Ltd., Jaipur|
|Non Metro- South||Agadi Hospital, Bangalore|
|Award for specialty hospital||Cardiology||Christian Medical College ,Vellore|
|Asian Heart Hospital, Mumbai|
|Nephrology & Urology||Institute of Kidney diseases and Research Centre, Ahmedabad|
|Oncology||Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai|
|Ophthalmology||Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai|
|Orthopedics||Fortis Hospital- Bone & Joint Care Mulund , Mumbai|
|Obstetrics & Gynaecology||Apollo Hospital, Delhi|
|Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna Award for outstanding service to the Community||District Hospital, Uttarkashi â Uttarakhand|
|Civil Hospital, Ahwa , Gujarat|
|Simrita Nursing and Maternity Home,Â Patiala , Punjab|
|WHO Awards for excellence in Primary Healthcare||Community Empowerment for Primary Health Care||Self Employed Womenâs Association (SEWA), Ahmedabad, Gujarat|
|Efficiency in supportive functions for delivering Primary Health Care Services effectively||Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Addressing Key Social Determinants of Primary Health Care||Child In Need Institute (CINI), Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Promoting Capacity of Primary Health Care Personnel||Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra|
|Field Research in Primary Health Care Governance||Foundation for Research in Community Health (FRCH), Pune, Maharashtra|
|Indiaâs Most Innovative Hospital||Aravind Eye Hospital , Madurai|
The awards witnessed the presence of the Indian Healthcare community, leaders and representatives from the Indian private and government organisations, policy makers and important luminaries from sectors affiliated to the industry.