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KIMS Hospitals, the largest corporate healthcare group in Telanganga and Andhra Pradesh, and Portea Medical, India’s leading home healthcare company, today announced a partnership to expand the delivery of Portea’s comprehensive, tech-enabled home healthcare services to patients of KIMS Hospitals in Secunderabad and Kondapur.
Following the agreement, patients discharged from the two KIMS facilities will receive medical care that is customized to their requirements and delivered in the patient’s home. Depending on the specific patient requirements, Portea’s comprehensive offering will include five components:
In-person medical care delivery by Portea Medical’s doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and nursing attendants;
Speaking about the partnership, Dr. B Abhinay, Vice President, Strategy, KIMS Hospitals said, “Since inception, KIMS has made it our mission to provide quality care at an affordable cost. We are glad that Portea Medical shares our focus on comprehensive care. At KIMS we are focused on the well-being of our patients even after they are discharged and we would like to ensure all their medical needs are met on a continual basis. Our partnership with Portea is aimed to ensure this, with high quality medical care and support being made available to patients within the comfort of their own homes.”
Meena Ganesh, MD & CEO, Portea Medical, said: “KIMS has established a legacy of patient-centric care and Portea is delighted to have the opportunity to serve their patients. We believe our hospital-like care at home will encourage faster recovery for patients and enable specialists at KIMS to focus their efforts at the hospital to the treatment of patients requiring critical care”.
“Medical care delivered at home can play a key role across the board – from treating everyday illnesses, to post-surgery support to the management of chronic diseases. Depending on the patient’s condition, ongoing care at home may be required for a few days, weeks, months or even decades. Portea has ensured technology is a fundamental element in our offering as it enables us to ensure consistent service quality as well as serving as the framework for the integration of point-of-care medical devices for continuous monitoring and intervention,” she added.
About Portea Medical is India’s largest provider of in-home medical care. Portea focuses on general primary health care, post-hospitalization care, chronic disease management and allied services. The company offers home visits from doctors, nurses, nursing attendants and physiotherapists. In addition, Portea also provides collection of lab samples and offers medical equipment for sale / on hire, bringing the entire gamut of healthcare services to a patient’s doorstep.
KIMS Group of Hospitals Ltd is the largest corporate healthcare group in Telengana and Andhra Pradesh operating 5 successful, fully-independent hospitals with 1800 beds. At KIMS Group of Hospitals, we treat more than 3 lakh people annually - more than any other private healthcare organization in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.
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