Apollo Hospitals is one of the leading hospital groups in India. Here is a brief profile and history of Apollo Hospitals Group.

Apollo Hospitals

Apollo Hospitals is the largest healthcare group in Asia. Apollo group owns and manages 41 hospitals in and around India and has a total capacity of 7000 beds. Apollo Hospitals was founded by Dr. Prathap C Reddy in 1979 and is the first group of hospitals that pioneered the concept of corporate healthcare delivery in India. Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited (AHEL), the flagship company of the group, is a listed Company on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Today, AHEL is the leading private sector healthcare provider in India and owns and manages a network of speciality hospitals and clinics. The company also operates a chain of pharmacy retail outlets across the country, and provides consultancy services for commissioning and managing hospitals. The consultancy division of Apollo Hospitals offers project and operations management consultancy services to clients that vary from conceptualization to commissioning of a wide range of healthcare models.

Group Companies of Apollo Hospitals

Apollo Health Street Limited: It is a global healthcare services company that offers business process outsourcing and IT solutions and services to a global clientele.

Apollo Pharmacies: It is the largest retail pharmacy chain in India with over 70 round-the-clock retail outlets in India. Apollo Pharmacies is moving towards offering e-prescription based services to the end user and the doctor.

Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited: Apollo Health & Lifestyle Limited (AHLL) is engaged in establishing a network of clinics in India and neighbouring countries. It intends to address the day-to-day health needs of common people by providing a range of superior quality healthcare services at affordable prices.

MedVarsity Online Limited (MOL): MedVarsity Online Limited is promoted by Apollo Hospitals and NIIT Ltd. MedVarsity has developed over 1500 hours of medical content that is accessible to the medical community anytime and anywhere.

Apollo Telemedicine Enterprises Limited (ATEL): Apollo Telemedicine Enterprises Limited has developed the 'Apollo Telemedicine Network' that allows the participant sites to collaborate with institutions in the country and abroad and provides their clientele access to better healthcare in areas not adequately served by the medical community.

Family Health Plan Limited (FHP): The company deals in the healthcare insurance sector and is the largest Third Party Administrator (TPA) in Asia.

Equipment World: Equipment World sources and selects high-end medical equipment, catalogues and provides expert advice and services on technology, techno-commercial issues. Limited: Limited is a unified national pharmaceutical procurement and supply chain management company for a wide range of medical goods, consumables, drugs, surgical, health and personal care products.

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Note: The above information was last updated on 21-07-2007